The chief executive of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association has called a report into tackling alcohol harms in the EU “disappointing”, after it suggested taxing alcohol based on its abv.
One of the UK’s largest brewers, Molson Coors, has re-launched its wholesale business, but having dropped the term “wholesale”, believing it does not fully reflect its offering.
British wine importer Hallgarten Druitt is this year freezing prices for the retailers it supplies, with the company’s managing director pointing to cost savings elsewhere as the reason.
Discount supermarket Aldi has upped the stakes in the fine foods department with plans to sell Japan’s famed delicacy wagyu beef in the form of burgers.
Diageo has confirmed its commitment to Don Julio Tequila by pledging $400 million in its future, with plans to expand production and build a heritage centre in Jalisco.
BrewDog has launched a beer for “invalids and convalescents” inspired by a passage found in a medical textbook published in 1843.
The Chancellor George Osborne will “definitely” cut duty on beer for the third year in a row when he announces the UK Budget later this month, according to reports.
Drinking wine does make you appear more attractive, but more than one glass will send you spiralling back to mediocrity, according to a recent study.
A bride-to-be was left stunned after a restaurant branded guests at her hen party “the bottom of the barrel” who wouldn’t know fine dining “if it slapped them in their ugly faces”.
The Labour party has “out-Ukipped” UKIP, with five-times as many of its election candidates pledging support for community pubs than its famously beer-loving rivals.
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