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Saturday 20 December 2014


Beer ‘saves’ drunken sea swimmer

Paramedics have said that a man who was rescued after jumping into the sea was “probably kept alive” by the amount of beer he had drunk.

Monday, November 4th, 2013 2 Comments »

Locals raise £120k to save pub

Residents have raised nearly £120,000 to save a 19th century pub in Northamptonshire from closure and now hope it will re-open in time for Christmas.

Monday, November 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Sharp’s Red Ale returns to pubs

Sharp’s Brewery has announced that it is bringing its Red Ale back into pubs.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

The drinks trade has once again embraced Halloween as scary clowns feature alongside a pumpkin with a sporran and three MWs in a boat.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 1 Comment »

Jacquart: 2013 not a vintage year

The harvest in Champagne this year was not high enough quality to be deemed a vintage year, according to Floriane Eznack, chef de cave at Jacquart.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Michelin Guide backs pub grub improvement

The new Michelin Guide has backed the improving quality of pub food and says that reports of the death of the British pub are “grossly exaggerated.”

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

London Wine Fair adds “Esoterica”

The London Wine Fair has announced the introduction of a “show within the show” as part of its effort to appeal to UK independent merchants and the on-trade.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 1 Comment »

MP calls for World Cup licensing debate

Andrew Griffiths, the MP for Burton and chair of the all-party parliamentary group on beer, has asked the House of Commons to debate pub licensing hours during next year’s World Cup.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Yellow Tail celebrates one billion bottles

Casella Wines, the makers of Australia’s Yellow Tail wine, has announced that the company has bottled its one billionth bottle of the brand.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 1 Comment »

Off-trade boost for UK beer sales

UK beer sales rose by 5.2% in the third quarter of this year driven by a big boost in the off-trade where sales increased by 12.5%.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 No Comments »

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