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Tuesday 30 September 2014

UK

UK on-trade slashes prices by 7.5%

Up to 15,000 UK pubs, bars and restaurants will today slash their food and drink prices by 7.5% as part of a campaign to persuade the government to cut VAT.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Tourists’ alcohol-related claims rejected

Holidaymakers unlucky enough to be involved in an accident having enjoyed a drink beforehand risk having their claims unfairly rejected.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Starbucks tests beer-flavoured latte

Coffee giant Starbucks is developing a non-alcoholic latte that tastes like Guinness.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Charity calls for booze ban on planes

An alcohol charity is calling on Australian airlines to ban alcohol following a string of mid-flight incidents.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

UK trade warned of HMRC changes

A new condition, relating to the registration or approval with HMRC as an excise trader, will take effect from 1 November 2014.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Tesco in turmoil over inaccurate results

Supermarket giant Tesco, one of the biggest wine retailers in the world, has suspended four executives over a £250million overestimation of profits.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Experience heads to London

Bettane and Desseauve’s London Wine Experience is to return to London’s Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea for the third year running next month.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s wine sale hits £1.6 million

Sotheby’s first London wine sale of the autumn season generated £1,674,810 ($2,729,940), hitting its pre-sale high estimate of £1.67 million.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Chapel Down smashes funding target

English wine and beer producer Chapel Down has smashed its original crowdfunding target by raising £2.9 million from investors in just 10 days.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A: Manfred Burg, Schmitt-Söhne

Aside from being the winemaker at Schmitt Söhne, Manfred Burg also owns a wine estate in Mosel where he produces mainly Riesling wines.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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