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Sunday 26 February 2017 loc: US


China’s alcohol imports grew in 2016

China’s imported alcoholic beverages continue to grow in the first 11 months of last year, with spirits imports registering positive growths in both volume and value.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

Top 10 ‘Top 10s’ of 2016

It’s the end of the year, almost, and with that comes our round up of 2016’s biggest top 10s – from extraordinary vineyards and top-selling Scotch, to irritating habits of the wine trade – we’ve covered it all.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Chinese restaurant owner celebrates divorce with free beers

After a long divorce battle, an elated restaurant owner in Nanchong in the southwestern Sichuan province of China celebrated his newly earned bachelorhood by offering free beers to all his diners.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Japan to streamline beer taxes

Japan is looking to streamline its taxes on beer, as the beverage is currently taxed in three categories based on the drink’s malt content.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 1 Comment »

Man reviews beer through the power of lego

What’s better than beer? Beer and lego, of course. We bring you some of the best posts from Beer Farts – an ingeniously simple Instagram account that reviews beer through the medium of lego.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 No Comments »

The best brews from The Beer Masters 2016

In our inaugural Beer Masters competition, the drinks business tests a selection of ales, lagers and speciality beers to find the stars.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

The UK drinks trade let its hair down with TV magician Dynamo at the Pernod Ricard Christmas lunch, while two big appointments were announced at Berry Bros & Rudd and The Wine Society.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

London bar installs world’s first self-serving beer pump

Barclaycard has developed the world’s first tap-and-pay pump in a bid to cut down queuing times during the Christmas party season.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Three jailed over €23m beer smuggling operation

Three men have been jailed after customs authorities smashed an illegal operation that had hundreds of truck loads of beer smuggled into the UK to be sold on the black market.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Heineken agrees Punch Taverns takeover deal

Dutch brewing giant Heineken and a partner investment firm are poised to acquire one of Britain’s biggest pub chains for £403 million.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

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