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Monday 22 December 2014

UK

UK trade exceeds target on unit removal

The UK drinks trade has reached its target to remove one billion units of alcohol from the market by the end of 2015 ahead of schedule.

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Bibendum PLB Group confirms team

Bibendum PLB Group has announced its new buying team following the recent merger between UK merchants Bibendum and PLB.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade sales slip 3% in 12 months

While the UK’s off-trade saw a slight return to growth, sales at pubs, bars and restaurants fell by 3% in the last 12 months.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Click and collect wine lockers launched

Virgin Wines is hoping to make its customers’ last minute Christmas wine deliveries that much easier by launching a click and collect locker service.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Liberty takes Giant Steps

UK importer Liberty Wines has added Yarra Valley producer Giant Steps to its extensive Australian wine portfolio.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Mobile alcohol recovery truck launched

A 65-foot truck designed to treat those who will end up having one too many this Christmas has launched – the first of its kind in the UK.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

M&B pushes Help for Heroes wine

Bar and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers is offering two charity Help for Heroes wines in 800 of its pubs.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Nicki Minaj’s Myx Moscato hits UK

American rapper Nicki Minaj is set to unleash her MYX Fusions Moscato onto the UK drinks market after striking a deal with James E McCabe Limited.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

McGuigan UK’s 5th biggest wine brand

Australian wine brand McGuigan has grown to become the fifth largest selling wine brand in the UK according to the latest figures from Nielsen.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Broken corkscrew makes £40k at auction

A broken Victorian corkscrew made from pieces of old London Bridge has been bought for £40,000 at an auction in Essex, over 100 times its asking price.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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