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Tuesday 1 December 2015


Matthew Clark wins Q Hotels contract

UK wine and spirits distributor Matthew Clark has taken over the supply contract for Q Hotels from Bibendum PLB in what it claims is a coup for the company.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Greene King selling out across China

Demand for British beer brand Greene King is soaring across China following president Xi Jinping’s visit to the UK, where he was pictured enjoying a pint of its IPA with the British prime minister.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

UK medical chief ‘to lower alcohol guidelines’

The UK chief medical officer will recommend a “significant” lowering of the safe alcohol consumption guidelines, according to reports.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Landlady plasters pub with poppies

A landlady has transformed her pub into a war memorial by plastering its walls with 70,000 poppies in tribute to fallen armed service personnel and veterans.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Feel-good factor’ getting corks popping in UK

The strength of the UK economy is generating a “feel-good factor” that is spurring on sparkling wine sales, according to recent Wine Intelligence research.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

British wine writers were tucking in to some special non-vintage reds, subtle Aussie drops and ranking the best value Bordeaux this week.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Jockey Club lists English wine

The Jockey Club has launched its new wine list, which will feature English wine for the first time.

Saturday, November 7th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

db made a run for the border with a trip to Mexico this week, while the drinks trade celebrated German Riesling and gin cocktails.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Oddbins boss slates Network Rail

Oddbins boss Ayo Akintola has criticised Network Rail’s attitude towards independent businesses as the wine retailer faces eviction from its London Bridge store.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 No Comments »

English vineyards enjoy second ‘excellent’ harvest

English wines are seeing a bumper harvest for the second year in a row, producers have confirmed.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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