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Saturday 31 January 2015

UK

AB InBev under fire over payment contracts

AB InBev has been blasted by the UK’s business minister for making suppliers wait up to four months for payment, branding its terms “entirely unacceptable”.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Cockburn’s celebrates 200th birthday

Cockburn’s Port is preparing to mark its bicentenary, having first been established by Scotsman Robert Cockburn and his brother John in 1815.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Conviviality enjoys Christmas cheer

UK off-licence group Conviviality Retail has bucked the trend by reporting “strong” Christmas trading announcing a first half pre-tax profit rise of 46.7%.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

The success of Lebanese wine was highlighted by more than one writer this week, alongside a smattering of organic offerings.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Wonky’ Willy’s Cider complaint rejected

Complaints that a “wonky barn” cartoon character on a bottle of “Willy’s” cider breached alcohol marketing rules have been dismissed.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

González Byass UK signs first English fizz

English sparkling wine producer Coates & Seely has switched its distribution to González Byass UK.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Magners cider owner reports profit drop

The owner of Irish cider brand Magners has warned its operating profits will be €10m lower than expected after a near 10% drop in sales in England and Wales.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

Chablis tells left from right

Chablis showed that a single grape variety does not mean a single style at an event to highlight the difference between the region’s right and left banks.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade hits back at Labour health plans

The UK drinks trade has responded to claims that voluntary industry and government partnerships to tackle excessive drinking have failed.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Australian Vintage creates UK comms role

Wine producer Australian Vintage has brought UK press operations in-house, appointing Wibke Carter to the role of communications manager UK.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

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