England’s cricketers may have regained the Ashes but the country’s sparkling wine producers tasted defeat at the hands of their Champagne counterparts this week.
California wine is closing the gap in its UK mid-range offer a step further as Castle Rock Winery joins the portfolio of importer Bancroft Wines.
A stuffed Arctic wolf worth over £30,000 has been stolen from a Chelsea house in what is thought to be a “drunken prank”.
Asda has become the latest victim of the UK supermarket price war and rise of the discounters, posting its worst ever quarterly sales fall.
A UK butcher may soon be selling sausages flavoured with vodka and Red Bull or Jack Daniel’s after it invited customers to suggest new additions to the range.
A shipment of French wine, cider and honey has made landfall in Cornwall in what is now a regular “ale run” between France and the UK.
The number of beer-related trademarks being registered in the UK has jumped by 12% in the last year alone, evidence of the seemingly unstoppable rise of craft beer.
British Transport Police have temporarily banned the sale of alcohol on certain trains operating in the Tyne and Teesside area of northern England.
UK importer Liberty Wines has bolstered its customer service, logistics and distribution arm with the appointment of a new head of operations.
Pub landlords in Twickenham, home to England’s national rugby stadium, are up in arms at police urging them to close early after evening matches in the upcoming World Cup.
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