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Monday 28 July 2014

UK

Halfwine sets sights on expansion

Halfwine, a new UK wine operation specialising in half bottles, has launched a crowdfunding project to help it expand and build on this growing trend.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Lidl plots ‘claret offensive’

Discount supermarket chain Lidl is plotting a £12 million autumn “claret offensive” against its rivals in a bid to expand into affluent central London postcodes.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

Mutant worm could help alcoholics

Scientists in the US have created a “James Bond” style mutant worm that is resistant to the intoxicating effects of alcohol, potentially revolutionising drug treatment for alcoholics.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

World Cup proves damp squib for beer sales

Early signs indicate this year’s World Cup in Brazil created less of a boost for UK beer and cider retailers than the South Africa tournament four years ago.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Ledbury named London’s ‘ultimate’ restaurant

Notting Hill’s The Ledbury has been voted London’s “ultimate” restaurant for the third year running.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Cono Sur rides high on Tour de France

The success of this month’s Tour de France Grand Départ has helped boost UK sales of the event’s official wine sponsor Cono Sur by 73.6%.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Oxford Wine Festival line-up announced

The Oxford Wine Festival has announced its exhibitor and tutored tasting line-up after selling out of exhibitor stalls in just 12 weeks.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 drinks TV adverts

The drinks industry has contributed its fair share of imaginative, inspiring and humorous adverts to the small screen over the years – but these are perhaps some of the most memorable.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

IMW loses education manager

Peter Csizmadia-Honigh is leaving his role as education manager for the Institute of Masters of Wine with a plan to write the first book on Indian wine.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

David Beckham whisky goes on sale

David Beckham’s new whisky, launched in partnership with Diageo, has hit the shelves at Selfridges in London.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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