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Friday 24 October 2014

UK

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 »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A German Riesling that is “just brilliant” and a Greek Retsina that might just taste as good at home as in the taverna make it into this week’s round up.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

From wine walls and hop harvests to botany-inspired cocktails and nautical loos via ancient Rioja, it’s been a busy week in the drinks industry.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Little-known Bordeaux sells out in 24 hours

Proving that good-value Bordeaux has no problem finding a buyer in the UK, a top-end blend from Canon-Fronsac sold out in just over 24 hours this week through one London merchant.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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