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Wednesday 26 November 2014

UK

Natural botrytis-killing pesticide licenced

A British company is on the cusp of commercialising an all-natural pesticide that can kill the grape fungus botrytis and is harmless to the honey bee.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 3 Comments »

NHS launches pill to cut alcohol cravings

A pill that promises to reduce the desire to drink alcohol is now available on prescription from the NHS.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Aldi selling £76 wine for just £19

Budget supermarket Aldi has slashed the price of its fine wines and spirits by up to 78% in a bid to lure shoppers this Christmas.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 1 Comment »

Chef sues off-licence over bottle injury

A chef is suing an off-licence and wine producer after cutting her thumb while opening a “corked” bottle of wine.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 2 Comments »

English fizz adds demi-sec for Christmas

English wine producer Ambriel has added a second new expression to its range this year with the introduction of a demi-sec sparkling wine.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

London’s love of wine mapped by Naked

Londoners’ taste for vino has been mapped revealing a “river of red” through its centre, according to a survey by Naked Wines.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Enotria appoints MW to top job

UK wine merchant Enotria has announced Jon Pepper MW as its new director of buying and retail, previously managing director at Buckingham Schenk.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Pair visit 18,000 pubs over three decades

It has taken them 30 years and 36,000 pints, but a pair of committed pub patrons can finally lay claim to having completed the world’s longest pub crawl.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 alcohol brand stereotypes

Enjoy a glass of Taylor’s Port? Then you most likely drive a Lexus, shop at Waitrose and own a pet fish, according to a new consumer brand profiling system.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

With Christmas fast approaching this week’s round up features some top festive sparklers, fruity Ports and a handful of juicy Carmenères.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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