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Monday 27 April 2015

UK

English sparkler to toast new ship launch

English sparkling wine Wiston Estate will be the wine of choice for the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh when they name the new cruise ship Britannia in Southampton, UK, on Tuesday.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

English wine to make biggest presence yet at ProWein

ProWein beckons once again for a growing number of English wine producers now setting their sights on developing export markets, with the region making its largest presence at the fair to date.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Tax alcohol based on abv, says EU report

The chief executive of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association has called a report into tackling alcohol harms in the EU “disappointing”, after it suggested taxing alcohol based on its abv.

Friday, March 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

Molson Coors re-launches wholesale business

One of the UK’s largest brewers, Molson Coors, has re-launched its wholesale business, but having dropped the term “wholesale”, believing it does not fully reflect its offering.

Friday, March 6th, 2015 No Comments »

UK importer commits to price freeze

British wine importer Hallgarten Druitt is this year freezing prices for the retailers it supplies, with the company’s managing director pointing to cost savings elsewhere as the reason.

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 1 Comment »

Aldi to sell ‘wagyu’ beef burgers

Discount supermarket Aldi has upped the stakes in the fine foods department with plans to sell Japan’s famed delicacy wagyu beef in the form of burgers.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo invests $400m in Don Julio

Diageo has confirmed its commitment to Don Julio Tequila by pledging $400 million in its future, with plans to expand production and build a heritage centre in Jalisco.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer for ‘invalids’ launched by BrewDog

BrewDog has launched a beer for “invalids and convalescents” inspired by a passage found in a medical textbook published in 1843.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Osborne to cut beer duty in UK budget

The Chancellor George Osborne will “definitely” cut duty on beer for the third year in a row when he announces the UK Budget later this month, according to reports.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine makes you appear ‘more attractive’

Drinking wine does make you appear more attractive, but more than one glass will send you spiralling back to mediocrity, according to a recent study.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 1 Comment »

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