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Thursday 17 April 2014

UK

Cheap alcohol ban will hit ‘heavy drinkers’

A UK ban on cheap alcohol will hit heavy drinkers but have little impact on moderate consumers with low incomes, a study has found.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

French town bombed in WW1 brews beer to thank UK town

Haybes has brewed a beer in honour of Stockport whose residents helped to rebuild its homes during WW1.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Sunny 2014 forecast for UK wine market

A report from Rabobank predicts a brighter 2014 for the UK wine market as it highlighted a number of key opportunities that suppliers should target.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Downing Street’s £3.2m wine cellar revealed

The wines enjoyed by UK politicians and visiting heads of state have been revealed with the release of tasting notes for No. 10′s wine cellar.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Gordon’s drives flavoured gin trend

Gordon’s is looking to capitalise on an ongoing popularity of flavoured spirits with the launch of an elderflower gin variant.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare 1949 Krug Champagne set for auction

A 65-year-old bottle of Krug Champagne, believed to be one of just a dozen bottles left in the world of its 1949 collection, is set to go under the hammer.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Indian merchant to launch in UK shops

An Indian wine merchant is set to release its wines, produced in the country’s Nashik Valley, in UK supermarkets.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Report backs calls to freeze UK beer duty

A new report has stressed the “vital role” of beer and pubs in the UK, strengthening calls for a freeze on beer duty in this year’s budget.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewery donates £28k to disability charity

UK-based brewery Thwaites has donated £28,000 to a disability charity following its “Give a Dam” campaign to mark the 70th anniversary of the World War II Dambusters raid.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Blue drinks & bizarre ingredients: where will it end?

I love so many things about this industry. But there are also things I hate – blue drinks and bizarre ingredients.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 3 Comments »

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