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Thursday 30 July 2015

Beer

Yoga company launches craft beer

Craft beer has expanded its reach into the seemingly incongruous world of yoga, with one global fitness company announcing the launch of its own beer.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

UK sparkling wine industry takes off

Sales of sparkling wine produced in the UK have more than doubled since 2010, rising to £6 million in 2014 from £2.9m in 2010.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Hot weather threatens craft beer hops

A drought in the US and a heatwave in Central Europe are threatening this year’s hop harvests, putting craft beer production in jeopardy.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo needs to ‘show direction’

When Ivan Menezes unveils Diageo’s results at the end of this month, investors and analysts will be more interested in what he has to say about the group’s direction than its achievements in the past 12 months.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer Academy launches online course

London’s Beer Academy has launched its first online course designed to give bar staff a basic knowledge of beer, costing as little as £2.40 per person.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Riverside cocktails at a spice garden pop up, a Champagne-fuelled day at the polo, caviar and Dom Pérignon make for another fabulous week in the world of drinks.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl sets sights on expansion

After Scotch whisky helped Lidl to achieve record UK sales of more than £4 billion in 2014, the discount retailer has signalled plans for further growth in this market.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

Pabst heading back to Milwaukee

Pabst Brewing is to return to its roots next year with the opening of a new brewery near the site of its original home in Milwaukee – but not to brew its signature beer.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

UK living wage could force pub closures

Pub bosses have warned that the UK government’s plans to introduce a national living wage could force pub closures and job losses.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Growth in cider poses ‘real threat’ to wine

The wine industry has been urged to “assess the threat” posed by the recent growth of the cider category in global markets by Rabobank in its Wine Quarterly report.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

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