This week’s roundup features a birthday gift for Becks, a sparkling bash for Dom Perignon ’05, and some shady gents at a Madeira tasting.
Global total volume growth remains subdued for a second year running, setting it up to be among the three lowest in the last decade.
Claiming to be “the world’s first frozen cider”, Kopparberg is set to launch a range of flavoured frozen beverage pouches designed to accompany the improving weather.
Magners owner C&C Group has brought together its three separate businesses in a bid to streamline operations ahead of some “exciting developments” in 2015.
Amid rumoured mergers and premiumisation, Amin Alkhatib, drinks analyst at Euromonitor, shares his top strategies for beer and cider in 2015.
A UK brewery has launched legal action against Magners over claims the cider giant has infringed on its trademark for its Hazy Hog cider.
One Direction has forced the Campaign for Real Ale to cancel its annual beer and cider festival in Wales after booking a last minute gig on the same day in Cardiff.
Taking inspiration from the recent trend for craft beer in cans, Westons has launched Caple Rd – a craft cider in a can aimed at restaurants.
Magners has launched its latest innovation onto the UK on-trade – a “spider” cider infused with whiskey.
Complaints that a “wonky barn” cartoon character on a bottle of “Willy’s” cider breached alcohol marketing rules have been dismissed.
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