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Sunday 1 March 2015

UK

db launches 2014 Drinks Business Awards

The Drinks Business is now taking entries for its annual Drinks Business Awards 2014 which recognise and celebrate best practice in the alcoholic drinks industry.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Austrian wine exports reach record high

Exports for Austrian wine hit a new record of €137.5 million in 2013, a 4% rise on 2012’s figures with the UK one of the key markets.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Punch Taverns awaits crunch vote on future

Thousands of UK pub landlords are anxiously awaiting a crucial vote on the future of debt-laden Punch Taverns in the hope that it will not slip into administration.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 9 Comments »

Krug releases “challenging” 2003 vintage

Champagne house Krug has released its 2003 vintage onto the market, described by Olivier Krug as “a big challenge”.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Hamish Anderson takes a look at some of the best Madeira wines while David Williams recommends some “premier league” Italian wines from some of the country’s lesser known regions.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Drinks body launches sponsorship code

A host of UK drinks producers, venues and retailers have agreed to abide by a new code enforcing the promotion of responsible drinking.

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Cherie Spriggs

The head winemaker at English sparkling wine estate Nyetimber on living in the present moment, fear of entrapment and drinking fizz with Mo Farah.

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Wine festival planned for Oxford

A new wine festival in Oxford is planned for the end of August Bank Holiday weekend.

Friday, January 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

Accolade’s Chardonnay results good news for Australia

A recent survey has shown the trade believes Aussie Chardonnay has improved stylistically representing the best value above £8 with room for growth.

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Beer duty freeze would ‘create 2,400 jobs’

A freeze in beer duty in the 2014 budget would secure 2,400 jobs, promote growth in Britain’s beer industry.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 No Comments »

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