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Wednesday 1 October 2014

UK

Norway considers 5% booze tax increase

A proposal to raise Norway’s taxes on alcohol even higher has been leaked to the country’s largest commercial television station.

Monday, August 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Marco Pierre White ordered to re-paint pink pub

Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White has incurred the wrath of a local council and has been ordered to repaint a pub after it was painted the wrong shade of pink.

Monday, August 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Hot weather beer boost for UK supermarkets

New data shows that Britain’s supermarkets have received a huge sales boost with large increases in the sales of beer, cider and perry during the warm weeks of July.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Uma Thurman, a new English sparkling wine and the Napa Valley harvest feature alongside the Champagne Masters in another busy week in pictures.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Brits admit to lack of sober sex

One in 10 Brits surveyed in a poll this week said they haven’t had sober sex for six months.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Pernod urges premium festive focus

The annual Christmas uplift for the wine and spirits sector is set to rely heavily on the “premium” end of the market this year, according to Pernod Ricard UK.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

The Benevolent announces three new trustees

The drinks industry charity, The Benevolent, has announced the appointment of three new additions to its Board of Trustees.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Locals raise £100k to save pub

Locals and real ale fans have raised more than £100,000 to save their much-loved pub in West Yorkshire with nearly 200 people coming forward to buy a share.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

London’s top 10 ‘hard shake’ bars

“Hard shakes” and ice cream cocktails are enjoying a boom in London especially with summer in full swing. Here’s a look at some of those on offer.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

University to help Penderyn with water studies

Welsh whisky producer Penderyn is collaborating with specialists at Cardiff University for a study of the well which provides water for the company’s whisky.

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 No Comments »

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