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Friday 30 January 2015

UK

UK trade narrowly misses label target

The UK drinks trade has delivered on a promise to improve health labelling of alcohol, but missed its overall target by a mere 0.7%.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Hush Heath adds new sparkling tier

English wine producer Hush Heath Estate has introduced a “more approachable” range to help broaden the appeal of English sparkling wine.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 shocking drink driving ads

Only men are at risk of driving under the influence and it is a woman’s responsibility to prevent it, the UK’s first drink driving advert appeared to suggest.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Teacher refused job for being Irish

A teacher’s job application was rejected point blank due to the “alcoholism nature” of her “kind”, referring to the woman’s Irish heritage.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 2 Comments »

Pub chain apologises for poppy ‘ban’

A UK pub chain has said it is “extremely sorry” for any offence caused after it banned certain staff from wearing poppies at work.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Government steps up pressure on Tesco

Business secretary Vince Cable has voiced his concerns about Tesco’s £263 million financial scandal, calling for a comprehensive review of the company’s practices.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Stock Spirits warns of €10m profit shortfall

UK-based distiller Stock Spirits has issued a profit warning after a 15% alcohol duty hike in its main market of Poland created a “very tough” trading environment.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 unusual London bars

For the curious imbiber London is a wonderland of watering holes, from the tastefully discrete to the beautifully bizarre.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Meantime captures ‘flavour’ of London

London brewery Meantime has released a beer made with hops grown on the banks of the river Thames.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Locals fight to save Duchess’s favourite pub

A pub that was once a favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge is facing closure, highlighting the continued plight of UK pubs.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

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