You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Monday 24 October 2016 loc: GB

responsibility deal

Carlsberg to water down Special Brew?

Special Brew could have its abv slashed following a pledge by Carlsberg to withdraw any single-serve cans containing more than four units of alcohol.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

UK trade narrowly misses label target

The UK drinks trade has delivered on a promise to improve health labelling of alcohol, but missed its overall target by a mere 0.7%.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Supermarket bans super-strength cans

Morrisons has become the first UK retailer to stop selling cans with more than four units of alcohol in a single serve.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

UK pubs to serve weaker drinks

The UK drinks industry has agreed a new package of pledges to help tackle the country’s estimated £21 billion annual cost of alcohol-related damage.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Government sticks by Responsibility Deal

British advertising body the ISBA has welcomed the government’s response to trust the industry in the face of calls to ban alcohol advertising.

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 No 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 »

“Government too close to drinks industry”

A hard-hitting report will be released today that warns that the Government is too close to the drinks industry and needs to adopt a tougher approach.

Thursday, July 19th, 2012 No Comments »

Most Read

Top 10 Australian fine wines to watch

13th October, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 wine brands 2016

26th July, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 alcohol-related tattoos

26th July, 2016 by Lauren Eads

110-year-old woman says whisky is the secret to long life

19th September, 2016 by Steven Green

Three Rivers Gin picked for McKellen Stewart play

16th September, 2016 by Lauren Eads

IMW announces 13 new Masters of Wine

5th September, 2016 by Lauren Eads

Ten of the world’s best rosés

11th August, 2016 by Patrick Schmitt

Eight irritating habits of people in the wine trade

19th August, 2016 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 most powerful winemakers in Chile

6th October, 2016 by Amanda Barnes

14 of the world's best sparkling wines

23rd August, 2016 by Lucy Shaw