Sales of Prosecco continued to grow in the UK on- and off-trade in 2014, but not at the expense of Champagne, according to the fourth annual Lanson category report.
Cocktail chain The Alchemist is set to open more sites across the UK after the completion of a £13 million management buyout.
The Confederation of British Industry will not appoint former Diageo boss Paul Walsh as its president because of his links to the Conservative party.
Innis & Gunn has launched an investment scheme in a bid to raise £3 million to build its first brewery, bottling line and barrel store in Scotland.
A total of 32 tax increases across EU countries in the past two years have encouraged the black market to flourish, a spirits trade body has claimed.
BrewDog has launched its biggest crowdfunding bid to date, calling upon investors to help it raise £25 million.
The Japanese wine market has “come of age” after a 20 year hiatus caused by the Asian financial crisis in the late 90s, according to Rabobank.
Diageo and US rapper P Diddy have launched a “next level” marketing campaign for Deleón Tequila aimed at a generation of consumers with a “short attention span”.
LVMH has posted a first quarter revenue increase of 16%, rising to €8.3 billion, but its wines and spirits division continued to lag.
Constellation Brands has reported a 24% increase to net sales in its 2015 end of year results, largely propelled by its Mexican beer business.
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