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Wednesday 20 August 2014

UK

Fall in binge drinking credited for drop in violence

Rising alcohol prices and a decline in binge drinking have been credited for a significant drop in serious violence throughout England and Wales, according to a recent study.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Pays d’Oc calls for new UK Ambassador

The wine trade association of the Pays d’Oc IGP is searching for a new UK Ambassador to promote the region’s wines within the UK market.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Wine company sued over ‘fake’ Yquem

London-based fine wine merchant, the Antique Wine Company, is accused of selling an American wine collector thousands of dollars worth of fake Bordeaux.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 3 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Jamie Goode picks an Australian sticky with notes of “marmalade, spice and apricot”, while Hamish Anderson hunts out some of South Africa’s finest whites.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Beer is ‘no less healthy than wine’

The majority of Britons wrongly believe that wine is healthier than beer, when in fact moderate drinking of any alcohol is the key to good health, according to the Campaign for Real Ale.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare Nazi wine to be sold at auction

Two rare bottles of “Führerwein”, made on the orders of Adolf Hitler, are set to go under the hammer at an auction in Glasgow.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

The Singleton unveils ‘accessible’ duo

The Singleton is preparing to launch two new expressions, Tailfire and Sunray, in a bid to attract a new demographic to the whisky category.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Italian sparkling exports to UK jump 40%

Exports of Italian sparkling wine to the UK leapt by 40.2% in 2013, strengthening its status as the UK’s fizz of choice.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewer releases whisky-infused beer

Glasgow’s Wellpark Brewery has launched a new premium beer aged with whisky-infused oak.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch whisky gets Australian trademark

Scotch whisky has been trademarked in Australia giving consumers and the industry better protection against fakes.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

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