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Thursday 24 April 2014

UK

Brewer releases whisky-infused beer

Glasgow’s Wellpark Brewery has launched a new premium beer aged with whisky-infused oak.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch whisky gets Australian trademark

Scotch whisky has been trademarked in Australia giving consumers and the industry better protection against fakes.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Waitrose trials in-store wine bar

UK supermarket chain, Waitrose, is trialling a new in-store “grazing area” serving gourmet cheese boards and wines by the glass.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

UK alcohol consumption at 23-year low

New figures released by the BBPA have confirmed a drop in UK alcohol consumption of 2.1% in 2013 – the lowest level recorded since 1990.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Mandela film gets wine partner

Kumala has partnered with Pathé to become the official sponsor of the UK DVD release of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Chilgrove launches ‘first’ English gin distilled from grapes

English craft distiller, Chilgrove, has created what it claims to be the first English gin made from distilled grapes.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Scottish brewer relaunches as Black Wolf Brewery

Scottish brewers, Traditional Scottish Ales, is relaunching as the Black Wolf Brewery.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Is wine best served after dark?

The taste of a wine and its perfect serving conditions could be determined by the light and sounds experienced while drinking it, claim scientists from Oxford University.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 3 Comments »

Dad refused beer after checkout joke

A father was refused alcohol at a supermarket checkout after an “over zealous” cashier overheard him joking about giving the beer to his young daughter.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 7 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes picks an “incredible” Albariño for Easter, while David Williams recommends an Italian “creditable cheapie” from Aldi.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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