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Monday 1 September 2014

UK

Sixth Bulk Wine fair ‘most ambitious’ yet

The sixth World Bulk Wine Exhibition will take place in Amsterdam later this year giving bulk wine sellers the chance to present their wines to industry buyers.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

London to launch alcohol ankle tags

London will be the first city in the UK to enforce alcohol abstinence among binge-drinking offenders through the use of high-tech ankle tags.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

UK independent sector ‘far too cluttered’

The UK independent retail scene is too crowded, with new arrivals simply stealing each others’ sales rather then supermarket share, warns one merchant.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

UK vintners to benefit from climate study

The UK wine industry could benefit from new research currently being carried out in Cornwall into the effects of climate change.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A Christmas-themed transvestite, Uma Thurman and a boutique beer tasting on the HMS President Embankment – it’s certainly been an eventful week.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

UK Lords investigate EU alcohol strategy

The House of Lords has launched an inquiry into the next EU alcohol strategy, potentially informing policy on issues such as minimum unit pricing.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo net sales drop by £1.1 billion

Diageo has blamed a net sales loss of £1.1 billion in 2014 on weak emerging markets and a continued slowdown in China.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 books on beer

Whether you’re an amateur brewer, keen to improve your beer taste buds or have ambitions to open your own brewery, one of these books is sure to tickle your fancy.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

‘Daring’ Jägermeister TV ad banned

Jägermeister’s first ever UK TV advert has been banned after it was deemed to encourage “tough” or “daring” behaviour.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Supermarket bans super-strength cans

Morrisons has become the first UK retailer to stop selling cans with more than four units of alcohol in a single serve.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

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