The 2011 campaign is the “worst in recent memory” thinks Berry Bros & Rudd’s fine wine buying director, Max Lalondrelle.
The new minimum price in Scotland of 50p per unit of alcohol was issued with guidance on the effect on retail prices.
Jonathan Neame, Chief Executive of Kent-based family brewer Shepherd Neame, is to be the new Chairman of the BBPA.
Diageo has apologised to craft beer company BrewDog which accused the drinks giant of allegedly tampering with the results of an award it was in the running to win.
Mark Reynolds, commercial director of Majestic Wine, has died aged 48.
Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) blamed falling UK volumes for a decline in its global volumes and sales revenue.
Moët Hennessy is understood to have bought a vineyard in China, where it plans to make red wine for the domestic market.
The Bank of England’s Quarterly Inflation Report was everything that was to be expected.
Heineken hailed the traditional British pub as it revealed it has grown market share in the UK by 14% over the past year.
Asia once again proved the key driver of growth as Pernod Ricard recorded a profit rise of 14% for the six months ended 31 December 2011.
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