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Monday 25 July 2016 loc: GB

Spirits

China rebounds as Vinexpo’s number one visitor

This year’s Vinexpo demonstrated China’s surge back into the global wine scene as the number of Mainland visitors increased by 9% from 2014’s show figures.

Friday, May 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Borough Wines boosts offer with nano-distillery

Borough Wines is boosting its focus on small-batch spirits and craft beer after unveiling an on-site distillery at its new permanent shop in Islington.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Glasgow tops wine and spirits trade growth

Glasgow is the fastest growing UK city for workers in the wine and spirits industry according to new data from LinkedIn.

Monday, May 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 ways the EU affects how we drink

As the UK prepares to vote on our place in the EU, how does Europe shape the way we drink and affect how we buy and sell alcohol?

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

Clock towers, secret gardens, fountains of wine, boat parties, pink fizz, Robert de Niro and sausage Martinis all make cameos in this weeks drinks trade shenanigans.

Friday, May 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Duty free wine and spirits suffer 2.7% decline

Global sales of duty free declined by 2.3% in 2015, with the wine and spirits category reporting a 2.7% drop in sales, according to the Tax Free World Association.

Thursday, May 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Nominations open for IWSC retailer awards

The International Wine & Spirit Competition 2016 is now accepting nominations for its Independent and Online Retailer award categories.

Thursday, May 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Couple in 70s knock back Tequila before clubbing till 5am

An elderly couple shocked clubbers at London nightclub Fabric on Sunday by downing Tequila shots and dancing until 5am.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 3 Comments »

UK EU exit a threat to British gin boom

Leaving the EU could “apply the brakes” to the UK’s booming gin industry – which has seen global exports increase by 46% in the past five years – the UK’s exchequer secretary to the Treasury has warned.

Monday, May 16th, 2016 No Comments »

18th century sailors killed by poisoned rum?

The use of lead equipment in 18th century rum production may have contributed to the deaths of British sailors in the Caribbean think archaeologists.

Monday, May 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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