Manchester is due to become the latest English city to boast its own gin with the launch of Thomas Dakin Gin, named in honour of an 18th century gin pioneer.
US-based animal nutrition firm Alltech has announced the purchase of an Irish and a British craft brewery as part of a major expansion to strengthen its presence in Europe.
Bartenders, waiting staff and sommeliers could be called upon to help communicate key messages on public health, a government-funded report has suggested.
Champagne Krug has partnered with The Ritz London to offer guests a tasting flight on the terrace throughout August.
PLB has announced it is to be the exclusive distributor of Hungarian winery, Hilltop Neszmély, in the UK off-trade.
Brown-Forman, the world’s biggest American whiskey producer, has revealed its new “vision” for the category in the UK.
An American student has been sentenced to three years in jail for poisoning a classmate by lacing his wine with methanol.
Sales of sparkling wine produced in the UK have more than doubled since 2010, rising to £6 million in 2014 from £2.9m in 2010.
A pub landlord has started charging non-customers £1 to use his toilet after being slapped with a £400 bill for blockages.
A drought in the US and a heatwave in Central Europe are threatening this year’s hop harvests, putting craft beer production in jeopardy.
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