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Saturday 24 January 2015

UK

Mobile alcohol recovery truck launched

A 65-foot truck designed to treat those who will end up having one too many this Christmas has launched – the first of its kind in the UK.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

M&B pushes Help for Heroes wine

Bar and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers is offering two charity Help for Heroes wines in 800 of its pubs.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Nicki Minaj’s Myx Moscato hits UK

American rapper Nicki Minaj is set to unleash her MYX Fusions Moscato onto the UK drinks market after striking a deal with James E McCabe Limited.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

McGuigan UK’s 5th biggest wine brand

Australian wine brand McGuigan has grown to become the fifth largest selling wine brand in the UK according to the latest figures from Nielsen.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Broken corkscrew makes £40k at auction

A broken Victorian corkscrew made from pieces of old London Bridge has been bought for £40,000 at an auction in Essex, over 100 times its asking price.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bourgogne Week comes to London

Next month will see the UK’s first official “Bourgogne Week”, with Burgundy-themed events in London to coincide with the region’s 2013 vintage launch.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bar charged over liquid nitrogen cocktail

A wine bar has been charged after a teenager had to have her stomach removed having drunk a freezing liquid nitrogen cocktail.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne and gin top-talking tipples

Champagne and gin have taken over Sherry and brandy to become the UK’s favourite Christmas tipples, a study on language suggests.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

UK leaders shun English fizz

English sparkling wine accounted for just 48 of over 25,000 bottles of fizz bought for the House of Commons’ cellar in the last four years.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Berry warns Bordeaux over 2014 prices

Bordeaux producers have only “one more vintage to get it right” in terms of pricing and reviving demand, according to Simon Berry of Berry Bros. & Rudd.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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