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Friday 18 April 2014

UK

Tasmania boosts Aussie wine revival

Excitement about Tasmania is playing an important role in reinvigorating interest in the Australian wine industry as a whole, according to one producer.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

BBR to recreate iconic Judgement of Paris

Berry Bros & Rudd is to recreate the iconic Judgment of Paris tasting of 1976 in which wine experts shocked the French wine industry by rating two Californian wines over their French counterparts.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Red Army vodka ‘gun’ banned

A vodka packaged in a gun-shaped bottle has been found in breach of UK marketing laws for its “inappropriate” links to violence and aggression.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo to benefit from UK pension changes

Now that the dust has settled from this year’s Budget, City analysts and commentators are looking beyond the freeze on spirits duties and the abandonment of the alcohol duty escalator.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Bargain Brits buy 80% of wine for £6 or less

The vast majority of UK wine is sold for little more than a fiver with most Brits unlikely to pay any more than £6 a bottle, figures have revealed.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

DRC ’90 cases lead auctions at £28k each

Two cases of Romanee-Conti’s 1990 vintage led sales at recent auctions in London and New York selling for £28,000 a piece.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Cider capitalises on success story

Westons Cider has set out ambitious plans to double its sales following predictions that the UK cider market will continue to outperform other drinks categories for the “forseeable future”.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Olly Smith picks a South African red which he said was as “intense as a hug from a giant”, while Terry Kirby recommends a “smooth and silky” Beaujolais.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 fine dining beers

As the popularity of craft beer grows many restaurateurs are revamping their beer lists to keep up with demand. Here, we hunt down 10 of the best fine dining beers.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

US sales of Scot’s Innis & Gunn rocket

Edinburgh-based brewer, Innis & Gunn, has reported a “phenomenal” 9,000% rise in US sales over the last four years.

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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