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Sunday 20 April 2014

UK

Beer is ‘no less healthy than wine’

The majority of Britons wrongly believe that wine is healthier than beer, when in fact moderate drinking of any alcohol is the key to good health, according to the Campaign for Real Ale.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare Nazi wine to be sold at auction

Two rare bottles of “Führerwein”, made on the orders of Adolf Hitler, are set to go under the hammer at an auction in Glasgow.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

The Singleton unveils ‘accessible’ duo

The Singleton is preparing to launch two new expressions, Tailfire and Sunray, in a bid to attract a new demographic to the whisky category.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Italian sparkling exports to UK jump 40%

Exports of Italian sparkling wine to the UK leapt by 40.2% in 2013, strengthening its status as the UK’s fizz of choice.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewer releases whisky-infused beer

Glasgow’s Wellpark Brewery has launched a new premium beer aged with whisky-infused oak.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch whisky gets Australian trademark

Scotch whisky has been trademarked in Australia giving consumers and the industry better protection against fakes.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Waitrose trials in-store wine bar

UK supermarket chain, Waitrose, is trialling a new in-store “grazing area” serving gourmet cheese boards and wines by the glass.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

UK alcohol consumption at 23-year low

New figures released by the BBPA have confirmed a drop in UK alcohol consumption of 2.1% in 2013 – the lowest level recorded since 1990.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Mandela film gets wine partner

Kumala has partnered with Pathé to become the official sponsor of the UK DVD release of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Chilgrove launches ‘first’ English gin distilled from grapes

English craft distiller, Chilgrove, has created what it claims to be the first English gin made from distilled grapes.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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