Biodynamic wine, copas of Sherry, seashell cocktails and a Bourbon barrel-aged gin were just some of the topics up for discussion among the drinks trade this week.
The rate of underage drinking among 11 to 15 year olds in England has fallen to its lowest ever rate since records began in 1988.
Analysts have predicted Diageo’s net sales growth will have risen by 0.5% in 2014, ahead of the release of the company’s full end of year results next week.
A guest at a bar in Lithuania suffered horrendous injuries after a bartender accidentally set his face on fire.
UK sales of alcoholic drinks for at-home consumption have leapt 15% in the last five years, although volumes are in decline thanks to rising prices and a health conscious younger generation.
The UK and Canadian markets are helping to create demand for Australian Malbec, according to Wolf Blass chief winemaker Chris Hatcher.
With pots of cash and a taste for the finer things in life, it’s perhaps no surprise that many of the world’s global superstars eventually turn their attention to wine.
Tesco’s licensing manager has been appointed chairman of the UK’s retail alcohol standards group.
China’s black market trade in tiger bones for the production of tiger ‘wine’ is thriving, despite an official ban.
An “irresponsible” advert posted on Diageo’s Captain Morgan Facebook page has been banned by the UK Advertising Standards Authority.
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