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Friday 31 July 2015

UK

EU puts pressure on UK cider makers

The majority of cider producers in the UK face being forced out of business if the EU goes ahead with the removal of a beneficial tax break, CAMRA has warned.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

‘Pound Pubs’ aim to take over UK

The Pound Pub concept, where half-pints are £1 and a pint is just £1.50, has signalled its intention to expand across the UK.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

London Wine Fair 2016 brought forward

The organisers of the London Wine Fair have confirmed dates for next year’s show, bringing it forward by two weeks to better suit buying schedules.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

F1 drivers back anti-drink driving push

Formula One stars took part in a major anti-drink driving campaign spearheaded by whisky brand Johnnie Walker during the weekend’s British Grand Prix.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Rosé dominates this week’s UK press wine recommendations, with a bottle of Barolo and a smattering of Greek wines completing the line-up.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Roberson to close Kensington shop

Roberson Wine has announced it will be closing its wine shop on High Street Kensington at the end of August to focus on its business to business trade.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne needs to ‘create a new occasion’

Champagne needs to “create a new occasion” and better communicate its brand if it is to recruit new consumers to the category, believes the managing director of Nicolas Feuillatte.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 1 Comment »

UK vineyards included in tax relief scheme

Winemakers in the UK will be able to benefit from income tax changes for the country’s farmers allowing them to average their tax over five years.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

US wine brand hopes to ape craft beer success

A wine brand from California is hoping to ape craft beer’s success in the UK and open wine up to a wider audience via irreverent packaging and tongue-in-cheek names.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Pub landlord kills customer with ironing board

A pub landlord has been found guilty of killing a wealthy American customer by pushing him into the path of an on-coming van with an ironing board.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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