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Monday 27 April 2015

UK

Tesco plans to slash drinks range

The UK’s biggest supermarket and drinks retailer Tesco is planning to cut its range of wine, beer and spirits by a third, according to reports.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Wine beats beer as UK’s ‘drink of choice’

Wine is now the most popular alcoholic drink in the UK having overtaken beer, according to research commissioned by the WSTA.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

French producer turns to crowdfunding

A Burgundy producer is hoping to raise at least £1.9 million by offering shares through a campaign hosted by UK-based crowdfunding platform Seedrs.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 3 Comments »

No lower drink drive limit, says minister

The UK government has no plans to lower the drink drive limit in England following changes to the law in Scotland, says roads minister Robert Goodwill MP.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Rhône unveils UK plans for 2015

Côtes du Rhône Wines has launched its 2015 UK marketing programme to build on the region’s “Think Red, Think Côtes du Rhône” campaign.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

UK wine lists: shorter but broader

UK restaurant lists are getting shorter, and their fine wine selections are increasingly moving away from the classics, according to one influential UK supplier.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

SIBA unveils BeerX event speakers

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has unveiled its keen lineup of speakers for BeerX, its celebration of British beer taking place in Sheffield this March.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

British beer sales up first time in a decade

A decade of decline in UK beer sales has come to an end following a 1.3% rise in 2014, but the future of UK pubs is still “fragile”.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo reports lower than expected sales

Diageo’s overall revenue fell flat in the first half, with the continued slowdown in China, Russia and North America hampering its efforts to return to growth.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 2 Comments »

BrewDog launches distribution division

Scottish brewer BrewDog has launched a global import and export division, announcing an exclusive supply deal with US craft brewer Stone Brewing Co.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

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