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Tuesday 31 March 2015

UK

Cameron gifts “Co-ale-ition” beer to cabinet

To mark the end of the coalition government, British Prime Minister David Cameron gifted his cabinet with bottles of “Co-ale-ition” beer.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Lorry driver jailed for alcohol fraud

A lorry driver caught smuggling 63,342 litres of alcohol into the UK, stealing £90,000 from the UK taxpayer, has been jailed.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Man jailed for using wine bottles to smuggle drugs

A man in the UK has been jailed for five years for trying to smuggle £8 million worth of liquid amphetamine into the country hidden in wine bottles.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Aldi sets four wines per customer limit

Discount retailer Aldi has launched a new range of “fine” wines and is limiting customers to four bottles per person in a bid to keep the range “exclusive”.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

UK alcohol duty cuts branded ‘shameful’

Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to cut alcohol duty in this year’s Budget has been branded “disgraceful” by doctors and health campaigners.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Budget reaction: Post-election moves are key

Reacting to the UK’s Budget announcement on Wednesday, Ron Emler unpicks what the duty cuts mean for the country’s burgeoning industry.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Beer for That’ in summer push

“There’s a Beer for That”, the campaign urging the UK trade and consumers to push different beer styles for different occasions, will make a big presence across social media, cinema and TV this summer.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

UK politician receives beer tribute

Former UK Conservative party leader and Foreign Secretary William Hague MP has been honoured with a specially made beer to mark his retirement from politics.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Hot new London bar openings: March

A round up of the latest bar openings in the UK capital, including a Chinese-themed cocktail bar run by Teddy the Chow Chow.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Branson’s Cape estate unveils wine venture

UK consultancy firm Litmus Wines has announced a joint winemaking venture with Sir Richard Branson’s newly acquired Mont Rochelle estate in South Africa.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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