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Tuesday 1 December 2015


Pub landlord kills customer with ironing board

A pub landlord has been found guilty of killing a wealthy American customer by pushing him into the path of an on-coming van with an ironing board.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

English fizz attracts new deal

English sparkling wine producer Jenkyn Place has stepped up its ambitions by signing a UK distribution deal with New Generation Wines.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

William Grant in World Cup deal

William Grant & Sons has been awarded exclusive spirits and champagne pouring rights at the upcoming Rugby World Cup, which is being hosted by England in September.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Louis Latour Agencies signs Gosset

Louis Latour Agencies marked its 25th anniversary last night with the announcement that it has taken on UK distribution for Champagne Gosset.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Auction house snaps up online wine specialist

Online auction firm Bid for Wine has been sold to The Fine Art Auction Group in what its founders called “an exciting opportunity for customers”.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl hints at plans for online wine shop

UK supermarket Lidl has not ruled out launching an online wine shop, reporting wine sales to be up 38% since it introduced a premium range last year.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

UK reviewing alcohol intake guidelines

Health officials are to review the government’s drinking guidelines, as research linking moderate drinking to cancer leads to increased pressure from medics.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

Pimm’s and English wine sales leap

UK supermarket Waitrose has noted a surge in sales for Pimm’s, strawberries and English wine thanks to what it calls the “Wimbledon effect”.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

WOSA woos UK indies and on-trade

Wines of South Africa has announced plans for a new UK trade tasting later this year, which will target independent merchants, on-trade buyers and media.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

UK customs seize 550,000 litres of alcohol

More than 550,000 litres of illegal beer, wine and spirits have been seized by the UK HM Revenue and Customs as part of a six-week crackdown on smuggling.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

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