Dozens of the world’s leading mixologists have raised a glass at Gleneagles in Scotland to celebrate the start of the Diageo Reserve World Class global mixology finals.
UK publicans have something to cheer about after sales of pub-served beer rose by 2.6% between April and June — the biggest boost this century.
Conviviality Retail, owner of the Wine Rack and Bargain Booze chains, has launched a warehouse-style UK retail brand promising to undercut rivals’ wine, beer and spirit prices.
Lidl has insisted that its move into higher priced wines does not undermine the European discount retailer’s budget-friendly reputation.
Moët Hennessy’s sparkling Argentine brand Chandon has launched the next big phase of its UK push in the form of an eight-week partnership with Mitchells & Butlers’ Premium Country Pubs.
A new UK-based wine merchant is attracting international customers by basing its business entirely on sales of mature wine.
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.
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