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Friday 9 October 2015


Taste perception higher with lower alcohol wines

Taste perception is increased when we drink lower alcohol wines rather than those with a high abv according to a new study by Spanish neuroscientists.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 2 Comments »

Top 10 low-calorie wines

Counting the calories after an indulgent festive period? This selection of low-cal wines could help maintain your virtue.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Mateus joins low alcohol movement

Mateus has unveiled a range of low alcohol wines, its second range launch in a year, with owner Sogrape pledging to invest £2 million in the UK alone.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

UK pushes for lowering of wine abv

The UK government is turning to low alcohol wines in its latest bid to battle problem drinking by lobbying the EU for a reduction in wine’s legal minimum abv.

Thursday, August 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Cycling inspires new Bavaria beers

Dutch brewer Bavaria has launched two new low-alcohol beers, which it claims have been inspired by the sport of cycling.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 No Comments »

McGuigan pushes for new duty band

Neil McGuigan, CEO of Australian Vintage, has called on the UK government to encourage responsible drinking with the creation of an alcohol tax band between 9% and 12% abv.

Thursday, May 9th, 2013 No Comments »

“Genuine consumer demand” for low alcohol wines

There is apparently a growing market for low alcohol wine as part of a wider desire to live more healthily.

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 No Comments »

Eisberg teams up with charity for “Love your liver” campaign

Alcohol–free wine brand Eisberg will once again partner with the British Liver Trust for the second annual ‘Love Your Liver’ initiative, which will run in January 2013.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 2 Comments »

Is unit reduction growing or shrinking the market?

The Responsibility Deal Low Alcohol Group’s pledge to lower alcoholic units could be of great benefit to the trade as well as the fight against alcohol abuse said the group’s co-chair, Scott Wilson.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 No Comments »

Germany considers place in growing low alcohol market

The first Riesling Summit organised by Wines of Germany considered the opportunities available to Germany as consumer tastes continue to move towards lower alcohol and lighter style wines.

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 1 Comment »

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