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Wednesday 26 October 2016 loc: GB


Man held over Tiananmen massacre labels

A Chinese man has been detained for sharing pictures of liquor bottles with labels depicting the day soldiers massacred pro-democracy protestors in Tiananmen Square, Beijing.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Crown Cellars funks up own-label range

Crown Cellars, the specialist wine and spirits division of Carlsberg UK, has launched an on-trade exclusive range of wines with ‘funky’ labels to appeal to new wine consumers.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 No Comments »

US man sues AB InBev over ‘deceptive’ Leffe

AB Inbev is being sued by a beer drinker in the US who claims its Leffe beer brand duped him into believing it was brewed in a Belgian abbey.

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 1 Comment »

Top 10 April Fools news stories

db presents 10 drinks industry April Fools stories which had a fair crack at making us all look a bit silly…

Friday, April 1st, 2016 No Comments »

DJ Etienne de Crécy launches ‘French Touch’ Cognac

The house DJ who defined the ‘French Touch’ genre along with artists like Daft Punk and Cassius has teamed up with Martell to launch a limited edition Cognac label.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Wakefield launches ‘Goldilocks’ wine labels

Clare Valley winery Wakefield is preparing to launch new temperature-sensitive labels to help consumers drinks its wines at the correct temperature.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Famille Hugel drops Jubilee brand

The historic Alsace producer Famille Hugel is to discontinue its Jubilee grand cru brand, the estate has confirmed.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Alsace ‘dry’ label regulation faces delay beyond 2016

Plans for the compulsory labelling of all dry Alsace wines as dry probably will not be realised in time for the 2016 vintage as originally hoped, the Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d’Alsace (CIVA) has said.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Calorie labels for beer, wine and spirits considered by UK Government

Bottles of wine, beer and spirits could soon display the amount of calories they contain under new Government plans to discourage people from binge drinking.

Monday, February 4th, 2013 No Comments »

US wines from bought in grapes could be labelled “château”

A new proposal by the European Commission will allow American wines made from bought in grapes to use the term “château” on their labels if it is given the green light.

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 1 Comment »

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