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Saturday 23 August 2014

UK

Bartender sets patron’s face on fire

A guest at a bar in Lithuania suffered horrendous injuries after a bartender accidentally set his face on fire.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Over-65s lead at-home drinking trend

UK sales of alcoholic drinks for at-home consumption have leapt 15% in the last five years, although volumes are in decline thanks to rising prices and a health conscious younger generation.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Wolf Blass steps up Malbec focus

The UK and Canadian markets are helping to create demand for Australian Malbec, according to Wolf Blass chief winemaker Chris Hatcher.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 rockstar ‘winemakers’

With pots of cash and a taste for the finer things in life, it’s perhaps no surprise that many of the world’s global superstars eventually turn their attention to wine.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco exec new chair of standards body

Tesco’s licensing manager has been appointed chairman of the UK’s retail alcohol standards group.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Tiger bones used to brew wine in China

China’s black market trade in tiger bones for the production of tiger ‘wine’ is thriving, despite an official ban.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Diageo rapped over Captain Morgan ad

An “irresponsible” advert posted on Diageo’s Captain Morgan Facebook page has been banned by the UK Advertising Standards Authority.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol found to improve sense of smell

A modest amount of alcohol can improve your sense of smell, a recent study has concluded.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux wines enjoy off-trade boom

Off-trade volume sales of Bordeaux wines grew by 13.9% in the last six months, despite a decline of 2.6% to the total UK off-trade market.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Trade invited to social media brand seminar

A seminar exploring the role of social media within the food and drink industry and how it can benefit international brand development is set to take place in Paris.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

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