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Thursday 24 April 2014

UK

Aussie wine infiltrates English cricket

Australian brand Hardys has announced a major three-year sponsorship deal, which makes it the official wine partner of England Cricket.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

‘Largest ever’ haul of illicit alcohol seized

More than 169,000 litres of illicit alcohol has been seized by HM Revenue and Customs in what is believed to be the largest ever haul in Wales.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Champagne afternoon teas in London

What better way to treat your mum this Mother’s Day than with a Champagne tea at one of London’s top hotels.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

Majestic suffers unexpected dip

Majestic Wine has issued a profit warning predicting a flat performance in its year-end results due to “challenging trading conditions” in the first part of 2014.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Cotswolds join English whisky rush

A new distillery in the Cotswolds is joining the English whisky revival and set to launch a range of craft spirits when it begins production this summer.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 3 Comments »

Trade talk: Budget 2014 reaction

Following the Chancellor’s decision to scrap the controversial alcohol duty escalator in yesterday’s Budget, we round up reaction from some of the industry’s most prominent figures.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

Survey defines 6.52pm as ‘wine o’clock’

The perfect time to open a bottle of wine is at 6.52pm, according to a recent survey of British drinkers.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

Latour releases 2004 to ‘deathly silence’

Château Latour has re-released its 2004 vintage and 2006 Forts de Latour with respective premiums of 23% and 6% – and the market has greeted it with “deathly silence”.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 No Comments »

£200m boost for UK as ‘super tax’ is scrapped

Producers, retailers and trade bodies have welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to scrap the duty escalator on alcohol, cut beer taxes and freeze those on spirits and most ciders.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Victory as UK alcohol super tax is scrapped

Campaigners are toasting their success after it was announced that the “unfair” alcohol duty escalator on wines and spirits is to be scrapped and duty on all spirits frozen.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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