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Tuesday 17 January 2017 loc: GB

UK

Digby the first English fizz down under

Digby Fine English is the first English sparkling wine to go on sale in Australia on a commercial scale after striking a distribution deal with retail giant Woolworths.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 1 Comment »

NFL fans drink plane dry

Fans of the Oakland Raiders reportedly managed to polish off a plane’s entire stock of booze on a short haul flight to a match last week.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 1 Comment »

Premium own label set to fly this Christmas

Premium own label lines are set to record their highest ever sales figures over Christmas, the latest data from market analyst Kantar Worldpanel has predicted.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Craft beer revives British pub fortunes

The number of pub and bar companies in the UK being forced into insolvency has fallen by 7% over the last year, a new survey shows.

Monday, December 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Haul of fake Scotch hints at wider world of counterfeits

Fake Scotch whisky worth close to £1 million has been removed from the market in what one broker has called “just the tip of the iceberg”.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Virgin Wines predicts top Christmas tipples

Grower champagnes, Aussie reds and German wines are being tipped for online success over Christmas, according to Virgin Wines

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Tennis ace Boris Becker partners with Anakena

Six-time Grand Slam winner Boris Becker has been made a brand ambassador for Chilean winery Anakena to help build its presence in the UK.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

WSTA hails ‘year of gin’

Gin sales in the UK on- and off-trades have surpassed £1 billion for the first time according to the latest figures from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Fair Trade wines rise 25% at The Co-op

The Co-op saw sales of Fairtrade wine grow 25% year-on-year as consumers increasingly look for ethical alternative, it has claimed.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Sotheby’s reveals ‘festive treats’ for London sale

Sotheby’s last fine wine sale of the year in London includes a line up of “festive treats” from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and Port.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

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