Chapel Down’s wine, beer and cider sales up 15% to £11.8m

English drinks group Chapel Down has announced that its sales rose by 15% in 2017 to £11.8 million, with the company estimating that it now represents over half of the growth in English sparkling wine in the UK off-trade.

BrewDog invests in urban cider

Craft beer giant BrewDog has announced its investment in London's Hawkes cider which will support the producer's "imminent growth both at home in the UK and internationally". 

Tesco ups its craft credentials with Sheppy’s Cider

In an effort to expand its craft alcohol offering, supermarket giant Tesco has added Sheppy’s Cider and Vice’s Old Blue Last beer to its drinks range.

CAMRA members reject bid to represent all beer, cider and perry drinkers

At its AGM over the weekend, Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) members voted against widening the organisation's remit to represent all beer, cider and perry drinkers, however new diversity and equality policies were approved. 

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