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Wednesday 26 October 2016 loc: GB


Britain central to global wine trade, say figures

Britain’s wine trade has more than doubled in the last decade, making it one of the most important countries in the world for wine, new figures released on the opening day of the London Wine Fair reveal.

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Pub hours extended to mark Queen’s 90th

UK pubs will be allowed to stay open longer for two days in June in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday, Prime Minster David Cameron has confirmed.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Britain’s most bizarre pub names

The Rose & Crown and Red Lion might be reliable staples of the British pub scene, but popping in for a pint at Fanny on the Hill or Oily Johnnies is surely more of an adventure?

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Shipwreck could hold vast stock of 250-year-old rum

A British shipwreck discovered in Uruguay could hold treasure worth millions, including thousands of litres of 250-year-old rum.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Cameron gifts “Co-ale-ition” beer to cabinet

To mark the end of the coalition government, British Prime Minister David Cameron gifted his cabinet with bottles of “Co-ale-ition” beer.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Ribera del Duero launches UK campaign

The northern Spanish wine region of Ribera del Duero launches its first UK marketing campaign this month in a bid to consolidate its position in Britain.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Hugh Johnson’s son to shine a light on British drinks

Red Johnson, son of revered wine writer Hugh Johnson, has launched an export company specialising in premium British drinks.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 2 Comments »

Tour of Britain beer to be launched

An English brewery is launching a new beer to celebrate the Tour of Britain.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Annual ‘Beer Day Britain’ launched

A trio of female beer experts have teamed up to launch Beer Day Britain – set to become an annual celebration of the British beer industry.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Tom Kerridge attacks British pub model

British pubs need to adapt the way they do business or risk going under according to two Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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