The WSTA is ramping up its campaign for a cut in wine duty by highlighting the vast difference paid by consumers in the UK compared to Italy.
This week saw db party with French Cognac brand Martell, test out Coravin’s latest invention and get down to business discussing the evolution of Austrian white wines.
A UK pub that holds the Guinness World Record for having the most varieties of gin behind its bar is now offering patrons a shot of gin priced at £1,000.
Improvement in the US helped drive “a gradual improvement” for Pernod Ricard in the first six months of the financial year, with the UK wine portfolio also performing strongly.
VJ Mallya, the non-executive chairman and former owner of India’s United Spirits, has cost Diageo $135 million (£93m) by defaulting on a debt to Standard Chartered Bank, reports suggest.
A blogger has responded to controversial government advice regarding drinking and birth control by pairing different methods of contraception with alcoholic drinks.
The UK’s alcohol tax regime is in need of significant reform, a leading think-tank has said.
The Alcohol Education Trust, a charity that works across the UK to teach children about safe alcohol consumption, has come runner-up in the 2016 GSK Impact awards.
Scotland’s largest independent wine and spirits merchant has blamed changes to drink driving laws in Scotland for the closure of its Kinross-shire depot.
Hotdogs, honkey tonk, dinner at The Ritz, frozen cocktails, DRC and wheels of cheese all feature in this week’s round-up of drinks trade antics.
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