Lidl has insisted that its move into higher priced wines does not undermine the European discount retailer’s budget-friendly reputation.
Moët Hennessy’s sparkling Argentine brand Chandon has launched the next big phase of its UK push in the form of an eight-week partnership with Mitchells & Butlers’ Premium Country Pubs.
A new UK-based wine merchant is attracting international customers by basing its business entirely on sales of mature wine.
Biodynamic wine, copas of Sherry, seashell cocktails and a Bourbon barrel-aged gin were just some of the topics up for discussion among the drinks trade this week.
The rate of underage drinking among 11 to 15 year olds in England has fallen to its lowest ever rate since records began in 1988.
Analysts have predicted Diageo’s net sales growth will have risen by 0.5% in 2014, ahead of the release of the company’s full end of year results next week.
A guest at a bar in Lithuania suffered horrendous injuries after a bartender accidentally set his face on fire.
UK sales of alcoholic drinks for at-home consumption have leapt 15% in the last five years, although volumes are in decline thanks to rising prices and a health conscious younger generation.
The UK and Canadian markets are helping to create demand for Australian Malbec, according to Wolf Blass chief winemaker Chris Hatcher.
With pots of cash and a taste for the finer things in life, it’s perhaps no surprise that many of the world’s global superstars eventually turn their attention to wine.
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