Tesco’s licensing manager has been appointed chairman of the UK’s retail alcohol standards group.
Off-trade volume sales of Bordeaux wines grew by 13.9% in the last six months, despite a decline of 2.6% to the total UK off-trade market.
The average value of Australian wine exports has increased, despite volume decreasing by 6% over the past 12 months.
Total sales of drinks in the UK during the World Cup are expected to top at £1bn as it draws to a close this week, but sales overall have failed to fizz.
A proposed tax hike could force some Chilean winemakers and grape growers out of business, it has been reported.
A Czech brewery has been bought by AB InBev in an attempt to strengthen its claim on the brand amid a battle with a Czech competitor.
Japanese brewers are to release their longest ever line up of canned cocktails in a bid to counter a 10-year trend of declining beer sales.
A cut-price liquor store which buys unwanted alcohol before selling its on at a discounted price has opened in Tokyo.
A group of 80 winemakers, marketeers and media gathered in Napa this month for the second annual “Wine Conversations” forum, with one MW posing the question, is wine still cool?
Consumers of imported wines in China have doubled to 38 million in the last three years marking the emergence of a “new Chinese wine drinker”.
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