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Sunday 5 July 2015

UK

Arctic ale from 1875 found in garage

A bottle of 1875 vintage ale packed for a British Arctic Expedition to the North Pole is to go under the hammer.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine broker Finite Futures deserts clients

A UK company claiming to be “one of the world’s leading wine brokers” has stopped answering its phones, leaving clients in the dark about their investments.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Man charged £223k for six craft beers

A man was charged £223,000 for six bottles of beer instead of £22.30 – a cautionary tale reminding us all to check the bill before punching in our pin.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

db launches The Wine Show – Chelsea

the drinks business is proud to announce the launch of a new wine fair designed to encourage consumers to buy quality wines.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Six men jailed over £20k whisky theft

A gang of professional thieves who stole lorries and their hauls, including £23,000 worth of whisky, have been sentenced to more than 25 years in prison.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Consorzio calms Prosecco shortage panic

Prosecco’s governing body has moved to calm fears of a looming shortage, insisting that although smaller than expected, yields from the 2014 harvest went ”far beyond the target”.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Fruit-flavoured wines boom in Britain

Echo Falls Fruit Fusion is expected to sell more than 1m cases in the UK before the end of the year as fruit-flavoured wines boom in Britain.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Top English sparklers, raspberry-tinged rosés and a “baby Barolo” makes for an enticing lineup this week.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Broadland feeds thirst for exclusivity

A UK wine producer and importer believes it can “comfortably” grow fivefold in the next decade thanks to an efficient business model and new products that meet demand for private label offerings.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco beats Champagne for UK growth

Sales of Prosecco continued to grow in the UK on- and off-trade in 2014, but not at the expense of Champagne, according to the fourth annual Lanson category report.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

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