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Saturday 5 September 2015


The week in pictures

The definitive round-up of the goings-on in the drinks trade, this week we feature some “sexist” wallpaper, we christen some new cocktails, and enjoy the splendours of one of London’s most grand hotels.

Friday, September 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo launches non-alcoholic Guinness

Drinks giant Diageo is trialling a non-alcoholic version of Guinness in Asia in response to a government crackdown on alcohol consumption in Indonesia.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Alcohol tax revenue ‘outweighs cost of abuse’

The cost of dealing with the results of alcohol abuse in England is significantly smaller than the tax revenue brought in from alcohol duty, a new study has found.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Kids should learn about alcohol ‘at age 9’

Parents wondering about when to tell their children about the dangers of excessive alcohol consumption should discuss it with their kids at age 9, a report into child health says.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Students set up pop-up bar on Ben Nevis

A group of students set up a pop-up bar on the summit of Ben Nevis after hauling a nine-gallon barrel of beer and pint glasses to its peak.

Friday, August 28th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A taxidermy taxi, vintage cocktails, Bourbon masterclass and a stunning soiree at London’s Somerset House to mark the start of the Rugby World Cup – it’s the week in pictures.

Friday, August 28th, 2015 No Comments »

British beer sales drop 2.4%

Support is still needed to help boost the British beer industry, according to the British Beer and Pub Association, with total sales down 2.4% in the past 12 months.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Wine o’clock’ added to Oxford online dictionary

Beer and wine o’clock are among 1,000 new words to have been granted entry to the online Oxford Dictionary.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 1 Comment »

Amazon launches one-hour drinks delivery

Online retailer Amazon has announced it will be offering one-hour delivery on beer, wine and spirits in the US, as the country’s on-demand drinks delivery industry grows.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Sparkling wine and spirits drive UK sales

The UK’S off-trade saw value sales rise by 0.7% this summer, boosted by strong sales of sparkling wine and spirits, as beer and cider sees a 12% decline.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

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