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Distillery fined after worker is engulfed in flames

A UK distillery has been fined nearly £300,000 after an employee suffered 20% burns in a fire that destroyed its warehouse and stocks.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Majestic launches ‘price match’

UK multiple specialist Majestic Wine has launched the “Majestic Price Match” today for “loyal” customers during the summer and autumn.

Friday, August 19th, 2016 No Comments »

London council protects 120 pubs in UK first

Wandsworth Council has become the first in the UK to formally protect its pubs from being turned into shops or flats by removing permitted development rights on 120 pubs.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Frontera After Dark sponsors the Miami Marlins

US wine importer Excelsior Wines has signed a new sponsorship deal with the Miami Marlin’s baseball team, which will promote Chilean wine brand Frontera After Dark.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Drinks charity launches silent auction at Thanksgiving

The Benevolent is calling for ‘money can’t buy’ donations from the trade to put towards its first silent online auction, which will run during Thanksgiving.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Laithwaite’s launches eBay wine cellar

UK wine retailer Laithwaite’s Wine has opened an online wine cellar on eBay, following the auction site’s first foray into wine earlier this year.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Colheita port brand wins first multiple listing

Premium port brand Kopke has won its first UK multiple listing after its 1996 Colheita Port launched with Marks and Spencer online.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Aldi rolls out new Wine Festival

Aldi is upping its game with the launch of a new Wine Festival featuring an “eclectic” selection of 25 limited-edition wines from across the world.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Sparkling wine sales up 80% in UK

Sales of sparkling wine in the UK have shot up by 80% over the last five years according to HM Revenue and Customs, while sparkling magnum sales are up by 140%.

Monday, August 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Planning approved for UK’s ‘first’ saké brewery

Planning has been approved for what could become the UK’s “first” sake brewery, funded by a Japanese family that has been producing rice wine for 200 years.

Monday, August 15th, 2016 No Comments »

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