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Saturday 19 April 2014

UK

Glenglassaugh releases first bottlings

The Glenglassaugh distillery, which reopened in 2008 after 28 years, has released its first single cask bottlings since changing hands last year.

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinkaware calls for unit clarity

UK charity Drinkaware has called for new measures to make unit guidelines clearer as it claimed that the majority of adults still aren’t clear about “how to drink in a low risk way.”

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

English Wine Week goes up a gear

English Wine Producers has unveiled a new logo and point of sale materials to support next month’s English Wine Week as the organisation announced details of its annual tasting.

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Badger launches spring nettle ale

British brewer Badger has released a stinger of a new beer brewed with nettles to herald the arrival of spring.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

‘Alcohol harms’ costing UK £21 billion

More “local partnerships” are needed to help reduce the UK’s £21 billion “alcohol harms” bill, according to Minister and MP Norman Baker.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Vodka pledges fifth of profits to Forces

A Scottish veteran has launched a drinks brand with the aim of donating 20% of profits made from its vodka to three military charities.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Quintessential buys First Ireland Spirits

International drinks group Quintessential Brands has bought First Ireland Spirits Company, which claims to be Ireland’s biggest independent producer of cream liqueurs and Irish county creams.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 3 Comments »

UK Bordeaux wine sales rise 14%

Sales of Bordeaux wines in the UK have grown by 14.2% in volume and 18.6% in value, according to data compiled by market research firm IRI.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Everton FC signs Chang Beer for fifth time

Everton FC have signed a landmark deal with premium Thai lager brand, Chang Beer, having sponsored the club for a record 10 seasons.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

ASA bans ‘irresponsible’ WKD Facebook ads

A series of “irresponsible” Facebook adverts for vodka-based alcopop brand WKD have been banned by the ASA.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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