You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Friday 27 November 2015


UK emergency services back drinking restrictions

British police, fire and ambulance services have put pressure on the government to end so-called “24-hour drinking” following a survey by the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS).

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 No Comments »

UK consumption down, but beer booms

While alcohol consumption in the UK continues to fall – dropping by nearly 20% in the past decade – beer has managed to buck its own 20-year decline, increasing market share by 1% in 2014.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 1 Comment »

British embassies ‘should serve English wine’

A Tory MP has called for British embassies to serve more English and Welsh wine to foreign dignitaries rather than French.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Pub beer sales rise biggest this century

UK publicans have something to cheer about after sales of pub-served beer rose by 2.6% between April and June — the biggest boost this century.

Monday, July 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Queen confirms bill to protect pub tenants

The Queen has formally recognised a bill to introduce a new statutory code to protect tied-pub tenants in England and Wales.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

UK alcohol consumption at 23-year low

New figures released by the BBPA have confirmed a drop in UK alcohol consumption of 2.1% in 2013 – the lowest level recorded since 1990.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Fifth of drinkers put off pub till payday

Almost a fifth of workers put off going to the pub until payday because they can’t afford it, according to a recent YouGov poll.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

British beer and cider industry join forces

The British Beer and Pub Association has joined with the cider industry to help boost UK beer and cider exports.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Sugar in beer claims are ‘off the mark’

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) have hit back at a report claiming a pint of ale can contain up to nine teaspoons of sugar.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 No Comments »

PM ‘orders re-think’ on World Cup pub times

The British Prime Minister has intervened in a row over the extension of pubs opening times during the World Cup in Brazil.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Most Read

Top 10 unusual drinks ageing methods

16th September, 2015 by Lauren Eads

Argentina: women in wine

16th September, 2015 by db_staff

Bordeaux in pictures

23rd September, 2015 by Lucy Shaw

London's top female sommeliers

21st September, 2015 by Lauren Eads

10 wine labels with a sense of humour

2nd September, 2015 by Lauren Eads

Rioja in pictures

24th September, 2015 by Lucy Shaw

10 Cape winemakers to watch

23rd September, 2015 by Gabriel Stone

Top 10 James Bond drinks facts

27th October, 2015 by Neal Baker

'Britain's best pubs' 2015 announced

11th September, 2015 by Neal Baker

Britain’s top 10 most haunted pubs

30th October, 2015 by Lucy Shaw