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”.
Cockburn’s Port is preparing to mark its bicentenary, having first been established by Scotsman Robert Cockburn and his brother John in 1815.
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%.
The success of Lebanese wine was highlighted by more than one writer this week, alongside a smattering of organic offerings.
Complaints that a “wonky barn” cartoon character on a bottle of “Willy’s” cider breached alcohol marketing rules have been dismissed.
English sparkling wine producer Coates & Seely has switched its distribution to González Byass UK.
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.
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.
The UK drinks trade has responded to claims that voluntary industry and government partnerships to tackle excessive drinking have failed.
Wine producer Australian Vintage has brought UK press operations in-house, appointing Wibke Carter to the role of communications manager UK.
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