As we warned back in May, Prosecco stocks have dried up and won’t be replenished until the 2015 vintage comes onto the market in October.
This week’s roundup from some of Britain’s best wine writers features a search for spice, wines perfect for a long weekend and the top drop for celebrating the English countryside.
Damage caused by an errant Champagne cork forced the pilot of an easyJet plane to make an emergency landing.
A group of students set up a pop-up bar on the summit of Ben Nevis after hauling a nine-gallon barrel of beer and pint glasses to its peak.
UK independent merchant Tanners has expanded into Chester, opening its first shop in the city this week.
Support is still needed to help boost the British beer industry, according to the British Beer and Pub Association, with total sales down 2.4% in the past 12 months.
The UK’S off-trade saw value sales rise by 0.7% this summer, boosted by strong sales of sparkling wine and spirits, as beer and cider sees a 12% decline.
Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn is tapping into one of the hottest drinks trends right now with the launch of a Bourbon-infused beer.
Pernod Ricard is encouraging bars and pubs to do more to harness the power of social media, which it believes will be key to success during the 2015 Christmas season.
One in five people over the age of 65 drink to “unsafe levels”, according to a study by King’s College London.
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