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Wednesday 22 October 2014

UK

Wine bar and shop pops up in London

A Kent merchant is dipping its toe into the London retail scene with the launch of a 12 week pop up wine bar and shop on the South Bank this month.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Mixologists are the new chefs

As the line between kitchen and bar continues to blur, mixologists are making cocktails with the same complexity and seasonality that chefs seek to instil in their dishes.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Fourteen arrested over £40m alcohol fraud

Officers from the UK’s HMRC have arrested 14 people on suspicion of laundering up to £40 million from the sale of illegal alcohol.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Aussie vermouth arrives in UK

A vermouth brand based on Australian wine, herbs and spices has arrived in the UK, adding a New World twist to this growing category.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Man on wine mission in the Outer Hebrides

The driest September on record and an audacious, teetotal ex-missionary have combined to make wine from the most northerly vineyard in the UK.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Heineken shakes up home beer market

Heineken has tapped into the design flair of Apple’s Marc Newson to create a “revolutionary” draught beer dispenser for use at home.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Cointreau releases Cognac expression

French liqueur brand Cointreau has unveiled the latest addition to its stable, Cointreau Noir – a blend of orange liqueur and Cognac.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky retailer takes online ‘to a new level’

UK retailer The Whisky Shop has unveiled a new online outlet, which promises a “luxurious, educational and accessible” internet shopping experience.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Europe gets make-your-own wine shop

A Belgian man has opened what he claims is Europe’s first make-your-own wine shop in Ireland selling vino for as little as €4 (£3.14) a bottle.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer keg thieves billed over £5m scam

A UK gang of beer keg thieves who sold on £5 million worth of stolen barrels for scrap metal have been ordered to pay back £40,000.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

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