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Friday, January 13th, 2017 No Comments »

Trade hits back at calls for alcohol ad ban

Banning alcohol marketing is not a solution to underage drinking, the Portman Group has stated in response to calls for a comprehensive ban on alcohol advertising to protect children.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 3 Comments »

Starbucks pulls alcohol from US stores

Starbucks is ending its experimental Starbucks Evenings programme – which had offered a menu of beer and wine – at over 400 US outlets.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 1 Comment »

Thailand shuts down bar for all you-can-drink promotion

Thailand’s Alcohol Control Board shut down a bar after it promoted all-you-can-drink happy hour specials on social media before Christmas, reflecting the country’s tough stance on alcohol consumption.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

Chinese wine merchant invited to Trump’s inauguration

The US president-elect, Donald Trump, may be having a hard time finding A-listers to perform at his inauguration ceremony, a Chinese wine and spirits merchant, however, has jumped at the chance to attend.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Change presents opportunity, TWFA boss says

Change and upheaval in 2017 is likely to present opportunities for duty free and travel retail, the head of the TWFA has claimed.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Supermarket fizz soars – but still wine sales plummet

UK supermarket sales of sparkling wines continued to soar in 2016 – but sales of still wine fell £82 million, the latest figures from Nielsen have shown.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

The UK drinks trade let its hair down with TV magician Dynamo at the Pernod Ricard Christmas lunch, while two big appointments were announced at Berry Bros & Rudd and The Wine Society.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

US teen drinking at historic low

Teen drinking in the US has hit a historic low, a major new study has found.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Tainted rice wine kills 15 people in Cambodia

Rice wine with a high level of methanol has killed at least 15 people and left 78 in hospital in Cambodia in recent weeks, the country’s health ministry announced last Friday.

Monday, December 12th, 2016 No Comments »

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