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Thursday 2 April 2015

UK

Starbucks to serve alcohol at UK outlets

Starbucks has launched its “evenings” programme in the UK, which will see the coffee chain offer a range of wine and craft beers to customers after 4pm.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Rare whisky investment soaring

A record number of bottles of Scotch were sold at auction in the UK last year, though market leader The Macallan saw its value weaken by 7.5%.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Gallo offers Twitter psychoanalysis

E&J Gallo Winery is inviting customers to have their Twitter activity assessed by a psychoanalyst as part of a campaign for its Apothic Red brand.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic Wine CEO steps down

Majestic Wine CEO Steve Lewis has stepped down with “immediate effect” as the company moves into a “crucial stage” in its development, it has been announced.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Cono Sur gets back on its bike

Cono Sur has extended its partnership with the Tour de France by three years after last year’s deal helped the Chilean brand achieve record UK growth.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

London Wine Fair ups fine wine focus

This year’s London Wine Fair will see an increased fine wine focus with The View Tastings – a dedicated area for wines that cost over £30.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tesco names new chairman

Tesco has appointed Dixons Carphone deputy chairman John Allan to lead its board of directors after the departure of Richard Broadbent.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

China leads fine wine bounceback

Consumers worldwide are returning to the fine wine market, whose recent downturn has seen a welcome exodus of many less reputable investment funds, according to one major player.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Pizza Hut in £60m cocktail bar revamp

Cocktail bars are set to be installed at a number of Pizza Hut restaurants as part of a bid to tap into the young adult market.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Sharp’s aims to ‘bring back adventure’

Cornish brewer Sharp’s has launched its latest UK campaign, which will allow its fans to win “adventures” with sporting figures.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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