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Thursday 23 October 2014

UK

The week in pictures

With the Chileans, South Africans and Argentinians in town for The Beautiful South tasting, its been a hectic, fun-filled week in the drinks industry.

Friday, September 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Waitrose adds new buyer

UK multiple retailer Waitrose has confirmed a new addition to its wine buying team.

Friday, September 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Historic London brewery reopens

Truman’s, which was part of London history for over 350 years, is making a comeback after 24 years with the opening of its new London brewery this weekend.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Montes: Chile can compete with best wines from France

Pioneering Chilean producer Aurelio Montes believes the country can now compete on the world stage with the best fine wines from France.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 2 Comments »

Pub delivery workers go out on strike

Workers who deliver beer, lager and soft drinks to nearly 30,000 UK pubs, clubs and restaurants have started a 24-hour strike this morning.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Jägermeister reorganises UK set-up

Cellar Trends has agreed a deal with Mast-Jägermeister to set up the first distribution subsidiary outside Germany for the Jägermeister brand.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

PIWOSA rhino given parking ticket

Petty officialdom won on the night at the Beautiful South Tasting yesterday when a traffic warden gave a rhino statue a parking ticket.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 chav drinks

The Oxford English Dictionary records the first use of “chav” with its current meaning as arriving in 1998. So what drinking habits have chavs developed in 15 years?

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 2 Comments »

Wine fraudster jailed for seven years

Wine investment fraudster Daniel Snelling has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison for cheating “elderly and retired” victims out of £4.5m.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Drambuie announce 5% profits

Drambuie has announced operating profits of £3.37 million to 20 June 2013, 5% up on last year.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 No Comments »

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