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Three jailed over €23m beer smuggling operation

Three men have been jailed after customs authorities smashed an illegal operation that had hundreds of truck loads of beer smuggled into the UK to be sold on the black market.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Customers want choice in supermarket wine aisles, Waitrose boss says

UK consumers still want a “rich kaleidoscope” of wines in the BWS aisle, Waitrose BWS head of buying Pierpaolo Petrassi MW has said – despite many supermarkets contracting their ranges over the last few years.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Bancroft Wines appoints former Hallgarten director for new role

UK wine importer Bancroft Wines has appointed Hallgarten Druitt & Novum’s former commercial director Susan Harper to head up its sales and marketing teams.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo signs up with Deliveroo

Diageo has become the latest brand to partner with Deliveroo to deliver its own brands on-demand to consumers.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne growth ‘slowing significantly’ across Europe

Sales of Prosecco in Europe are continuing to grow faster than Champagne in both volume and value, with market analysts reporting slowing growth of Champagne across much of Europe.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 3 Comments »

Pierre Mansour named head of buying at Wine Society

Pierre Mansour has been appointed head of buying at The Wine Society in place of Tim Sykes, who will step down from the role next year.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

12 warming winter cocktails for Christmas

To get Londoners into the festive spirit, bars and restaurants in the capital have been busy creating Christmas cocktails to warm our cockles. We’ve rounded up some of the best.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

BBR to bring back ‘No. 3’ magazine

Fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd is bringing back its consumer magazine ‘No. 3’ after a 22-year hiatus.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Bonhams celebrates ‘stellar’ year

Auction house Bonhams has hailed a “stellar” year for its fine wine department after making £6 million over seven auctions.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Chicago Goose Island lands in London

Chicago’s Goose Island Beer Company, the craft beer business owned by brewing giant AB InBev, is set to launch its first UK bar.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 No Comments »

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