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UK

Steven Spurrier ‘angry’ about 2016 harvest in UK

Leading wine authority, Steven Spurrier, who grows Champagne grapes in Dorset, told db yesterday that he was angry about claims that this year’s harvest in the UK is “fantastic”.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 5 Comments »

Government publishes post-Brexit export plans

The government has sought to calm fears over UK trade following Brexit by publishing a template to boost exports of British booze globally.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Tesco sees growth – but grocery inflation is set to rise

Tesco is back in ‘healthy growth’ but there are signs that the overall price of groceries is set to rise before the end of the year, Kantar Worldpanel has warned.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

19th century brewery excavated

A team of archaeologists has been excavating the site of Lincoln’s old Crown Brewery before the area is turned into a public transport hub.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Tesco delivers chilled craft beer

Tesco has boosted its range of chilled craft beers across its Express stores as it trials a new chilled delivery service in London.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Strong growth in Casillero and Cono Sur boosts CYT UK

Strong sales of Cono Sur and Casillero del Diablo helped boost sales of Concha Y Toro UK, the company has reported – but operating profits fell 6.6%.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

1066 and all that: a fateful taste for ale

Did the Anglo-Saxon taste for over-indulging in ale contribute to their defeat at the Battle of Hastings?

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Hallgarten strengthens team

Hallgarten Druitt has boosted its team with the appointment of a new director of regional sales to oversee its sales team.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Vivino app builds UK coverage with e-commerce roll out

Wine review app Vivino is extending its reach by launching an e-commerce site to attract the millennial audience.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

UK government wine consumption drops by a third

The consumption of wine by UK government officials fell by a third in 2015/16, with the drop attributed to a lack of events throughout the year, particularly during the General Election period.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

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