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Tuesday 31 March 2015

UK

Hot new London bar openings: March

A round up of the latest bar openings in the UK capital, including a Chinese-themed cocktail bar run by Teddy the Chow Chow.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Branson’s Cape estate unveils wine venture

UK consultancy firm Litmus Wines has announced a joint winemaking venture with Sir Richard Branson’s newly acquired Mont Rochelle estate in South Africa.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

UK beer ‘missed its chance’ with craft

The argument over what really makes a beer “craft” in the UK looks set to continue as brewers have “missed their chance” at creating a firm definition, according to a leading US craft beer representative.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

London: top restaurant openings

The capital’s latest restaurant openings include a pop-up Japanese shack and auction house Bonhams’ fine wine-focused venture.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade reacts to trio of UK duty cuts

The UK trade has welcomed a trio of duty cuts to beer, spirits and cider calling it a “momentous result” and dubbing the Chancellor George Osborne a “hat trick hero”.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Duty on beer, cider and spirits cut

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has delivered a third consecutive cut to beer duty and slashed duty on cider and spirits by 2% in today’s 2015 Budget.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 4 Comments »

No cooling off for DRC

Demand for Burgundy’s DRC will be tested at Sotheby’s next week, and despite the eye-watering sums involved the auction house remains confident

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

New look for Ridgeview range

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Ridgeview Wine Estate this year, the estate’s entire range has gone through a packaging redesign.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch sees painful 5% decline in UK

The UK market for Scotch whisky declined by nearly 5% last year alone, with over 4 million bottles of Scotch left on the shelves compared to 2013.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Drunk Brit tourists subject of new hit play

A play that lampoons the stereotypical British tourist, with lashings of drunken and boorish behaviour, has become a hit in the Spanish city of Barcelona – where residents often suffer from such visitors.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 No Comments »

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