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Saturday 25 February 2017 loc: GB


Amazon Go applies for booze licence

Amazon Go – the ‘grab and go’ bricks and mortar grocery store being trialled by the online giant in Seattle – has applied for a licence to sell alcohol, it has emerged.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

Top 10 drinks trends for 2017

Dynamic digital agency Kerve has kept a close eye on drinks developments to bring us its top 10 alcoholic drinks trends for 2017, from multi-sensory experiences to virtual reality.

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 No Comments »

Conviviality half-year profits up by 285%

Christmas provided an extra boost for UK drink company Conviviality, after it reported soaring half-year profits, up 285%.

Monday, January 30th, 2017 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

Jolly good Riesling fellows, Australia Day antics, an exquisite Homage Syrah vertical and a Burns Night dinner with Michel Roux Jr all featured in this busy week in drinks.

Friday, January 27th, 2017 No Comments »

Koshu of Japan press and trade tasting

Koshu of Japan’s annual trade and press tasting will take place on Wednesday, 1 February 2017 in London.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 No Comments »



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 4 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 »

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