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Friday 18 April 2014


Pub chief toasts bumper pay rise

The chief executive of pubs group JD Wetherspoon has been rewarded for another year of record sales and profits with a 30% rise in his pay and bonus package.

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

On this day…the London Beer Flood

On this day in 1814 London’s Tottenham Court Road was flooded with over one million litres of beer when the vats from a local porter brewery gave way.

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Wine for cats goes on sale in Japan

Japanese pet food and supplement maker B&H Lives has launched a wine for cats called Nyan Nyan Nouveau (“Meow Nouveau”).

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Diageo taps into growing African market

UK drinks giant Diageo putting more focus on its African division as growing sales mean it could outpace Asia in the coming years.

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Craft brewery planned for Glasgow

Scottish craft brewer Williams Bros is teaming up with the C&C Group, manufacturer of brands such as Tennent’s and Magners, to open up a craft brewery in Glasgow’s East End.

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 1 Comment »

Top 10 autumn drinks

The temperature has dropped, the trees are changing colour and it’s getting darker earlier. Not only are the seasons changing but drinks should be changing as well.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

UK counts cost of illicit alcohol

The illicit wine market could have cost the UK up to £700 million in revenue losses last year, according to the first ever estimates on this category to be released by HM Revenue & Customs.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Leeds pub honours Olympic stars

A new pub has opened in Horsforth, just outside of Leeds, which honours London 2012 Olympic stars Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Study finds tenants want out of pub ties

New research suggests that pub landlords are keen to call time on managed houses and being “tied” to one large company for their beer and other supplies.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

US shutdown affects beer industry

The shutdown of the US government means that a backlog of new beer labels and recipes unable to be approved by the authorities is building – although taxes are still being collected.

Friday, October 11th, 2013 No Comments »

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