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Tuesday 31 March 2015

UK

Michael Cox Taittinger collection to be auctioned

A full “Taittinger Collection” of limited edition vintages that belonged to Michael Cox is to be auctioned at the Benevolent Ball this March.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Portugal rewards UK supporters

The Association of Portuguese Wine Importers celebrated its 10th Wines of Portugal Awards last night, recognising some of the category’s biggest UK trade supporters.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 2 Comments »

González Byass releases six rare vintage Sherries

For the first time in recent history, González Byass has bottled six rare vintages of Palo Cortado and Oloroso dating back to 1967 for a multiple release.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Cambridge scoop Varsity wine tasting title

The University of Cambridge’s wine tasting team has broken Oxford’s winning streak by winning the latest Varsity match.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Franciacorta exports hit double figures

After a year of “intense activity”, Franciacorta has seen its export figures rise just over 14% on 2012.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Aggressive’ Captain Morgan ad banned

Diageo has been banned from broadcasting an advert for its Captain Morgan brand after it was deemed to inappropriately link alcohol to “daring, tough and aggressive” behaviour.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Notes from a sacrilegious oenophile

I am the managing director of a wine investment business. There, I’ve said it.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 8 Comments »

Top 13 CAMRA winter beers 2014

As the 2014 CAMRA Winter Beer Competition draws to a close we round up this year’s winning beers from barley wines and stouts to old ales and porters.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 No Comments »

BrewDog wins licence despite police fears

BrewDog has been granted a licence to open a craft beer bar in Liverpool, despite objections from police and council trading standards officials.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Indie brewers thriving after beer duty cut

UK independent brewers are seeing an increase in sales and re-investing in their businesses following the scrapping of the beer duty escalator in 2013.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 No Comments »

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