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Monday 29 June 2015

UK

Red Army vodka ‘gun’ banned

A vodka packaged in a gun-shaped bottle has been found in breach of UK marketing laws for its “inappropriate” links to violence and aggression.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Diageo to benefit from UK pension changes

Now that the dust has settled from this year’s Budget, City analysts and commentators are looking beyond the freeze on spirits duties and the abandonment of the alcohol duty escalator.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bargain Brits buy 80% of wine for £6 or less

The vast majority of UK wine is sold for little more than a fiver with most Brits unlikely to pay any more than £6 a bottle, figures have revealed.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

DRC ’90 cases lead auctions at £28k each

Two cases of Romanee-Conti’s 1990 vintage led sales at recent auctions in London and New York selling for £28,000 a piece.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Cider capitalises on success story

Westons Cider has set out ambitious plans to double its sales following predictions that the UK cider market will continue to outperform other drinks categories for the “forseeable future”.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Olly Smith picks a South African red which he said was as “intense as a hug from a giant”, while Terry Kirby recommends a “smooth and silky” Beaujolais.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 fine dining beers

As the popularity of craft beer grows many restaurateurs are revamping their beer lists to keep up with demand. Here, we hunt down 10 of the best fine dining beers.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

US sales of Scot’s Innis & Gunn rocket

Edinburgh-based brewer, Innis & Gunn, has reported a “phenomenal” 9,000% rise in US sales over the last four years.

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Glenglassaugh releases first bottlings

The Glenglassaugh distillery, which reopened in 2008 after 28 years, has released its first single cask bottlings since changing hands last year.

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinkaware calls for unit clarity

UK charity Drinkaware has called for new measures to make unit guidelines clearer as it claimed that the majority of adults still aren’t clear about “how to drink in a low risk way.”

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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