A vermouth brand based on Australian wine, herbs and spices has arrived in the UK, adding a New World twist to this growing category.
The driest September on record and an audacious, teetotal ex-missionary have combined to make wine from the most northerly vineyard in the UK.
Heineken has tapped into the design flair of Apple’s Marc Newson to create a “revolutionary” draught beer dispenser for use at home.
French liqueur brand Cointreau has unveiled the latest addition to its stable, Cointreau Noir – a blend of orange liqueur and Cognac.
UK retailer The Whisky Shop has unveiled a new online outlet, which promises a “luxurious, educational and accessible” internet shopping experience.
A Belgian man has opened what he claims is Europe’s first make-your-own wine shop in Ireland selling vino for as little as €4 (£3.14) a bottle.
A UK gang of beer keg thieves who sold on £5 million worth of stolen barrels for scrap metal have been ordered to pay back £40,000.
A German Riesling that is “just brilliant” and a Greek Retsina that might just taste as good at home as in the taverna make it into this week’s round up.
From wine walls and hop harvests to botany-inspired cocktails and nautical loos via ancient Rioja, it’s been a busy week in the drinks industry.
Proving that good-value Bordeaux has no problem finding a buyer in the UK, a top-end blend from Canon-Fronsac sold out in just over 24 hours this week through one London merchant.
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