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Tuesday 9 February 2016


Top 10 wines in the UK press

A meaty Malbec matched with haggis in aid of tonight’s Burns Night celebrations tops this week’s UK press round-up, along with winter whites and oft-overlooked classic producers.

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Port sees solid UK growth in 2015

Sales of Port wine grew at steady levels in 2015, increasing by 1% in volume and 2% in value compared with 2014.

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Q&A: David Cunningham

This week, Cesium Group – in association with the drinks business – sat down with David Cunningham, programme director for There’s a Beer for That, to discuss the British beer market.

Monday, January 25th, 2016 1 Comment »

Going to the pub is good for you, study says

Regularly going to your local pub makes you happier, healthier and more sociable, new research from Oxford University has found.

Sunday, January 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Lidl to bring back Bull’s Blood

Lidl is to launch a 1970’s favourite, Bull’s Blood, as part of its spring Wine Cellar specials range.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

January UK bar bookings up 60%

While “Dry January” has seen alcohol sales at supermarkets halved, the opposite is the case for Britain’s bars, where bookings are up 60% on a year ago.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

China sees biggest growth in Australian wine exports

Wine Australia’s latest report revealed exports to China jumped 66% to AUS$370 million in 2015.

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Staffing costs dampen Wetherspoon results

UK pub chain JD Wetherspoon has blamed increasing labour costs on its subdued quarterly financial results, which are out today.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Aldi rolls out online wine shop

Aldi has opened its widely anticipated online wine shop in the UK, offering wines by the case for home delivery and click-and-collect.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 1 Comment »

Heineken UK creates on-trade role

Heineken’s UK arm has created a new managing director role in charge of its on-trade Star Pubs & Bars business.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 No Comments »

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