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Thursday 26 November 2015


Tesco profit halved as supplier terms change

Tesco’s half-year results have shown that profits have been slashed by 55% on last year, as the retailer also revealed “simpler” terms for its alcohol suppliers.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Landlord escapes punishment for bulldozing pub

A Welsh landlord who bulldozed part of his pub at one in the morning after one of his staff refused to serve him after last orders will not face criminal charges.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo appoints new CFO

Diageo has said it has appointed a new chief financial officer from the Xerox Corporation, effective from next month.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne benefits from on-trade boom

Britain’s ‘premium’ on-trade market is booming with Champagne a notable beneficiary – not Prosecco, as many propose.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Atkinson joins Wakefield

Ex-Pernod Ricard UK wine development director Adrian Atkinson has joined Australia’s Wakefield Wines as European market manager.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer still ‘perceived as a man’s drink’

Beer is still thought of as a “man’s drink” despite the female population making up 16% of all beer purchases in the UK – the highest proportion in five years.

Monday, October 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A “ridiculously inexpensive” Chilean Cabernet, intense Manzanilla that “tastes of sea spray” and a trio of wines that pair perfectly with mushrooms feature in this week’s round-up.

Monday, October 5th, 2015 No Comments »

UK cider market suffers £35m loss

Sales of cider in the UK convenience channel could be worth more than the supermarket sector by 2020, according to IRI analysts, with UK off-trade cider sales dropping by £35 million last year.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Germans still top the beer drinking table

Germans drink the most beer per head of any major economy in the world, although their consumption is falling rapidly, research has shown.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Australia tasting highlights Italian potential

Wine Australia’s “Premium Australia tasting” threw a spotlight on the growing potential of Italian varieties in the country.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

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