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Spike in interest: The rapid rise of celebrity Tequila

Thanks to a number of high profile stars who have recently invested in top-end Tequila, the spirit is enjoying a surge in demand, writes Lucy Shaw.


The new prohibition?

The alcohol industry has applauded battles to conquer the evils of excess, from drink-driving and underaged binge drinking. But now, as Roger Morris reports, social drinking is under fire.


Low ABV wine production methods ‘could be used’ to tackle climate change

Winemaking techniques being used in New Zealand to make lighter Pinot Gris and Sauvignon Blancs could be used to adapt to climate change, according to one leading light in the country’s lower ABV movement.


Gin, Juniper and Brexit – are producers ready?

As the threat of a no-deal Brexit looms closer, what will the impact on the UK’s boom gin industry and producer’s ability to import the all-important botanicals necessary to produce the liquid? Arabella Mileham reports


Retail: State of the nation

The UK drinks retail scene is undergoing testing times, but there are signs of growth with the beers, wine and spirits category.  Arabella Mileham speaks to analysts and key industry players to see where this growth is coming from. 


In focus: How French wine co-ops are going green

French co-operatives are shining a light on their green credentials. Adopting organic and biodynamic farming practices, they are leading the way in sustainable viticulture. Elizabeth Gabay MW reports.




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A dozen English rosés to try during English Wine Week

With pink wine enjoying its moment in the sun, we’ve rounded up a dozen elegant English rosés to seek out, sip and savour during English Wine Week.

Top 10 celebrity rosé brands

With the rosé revolution in full swing, celebrities have been diving into the category of late. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best star-owned rosé brands to swirl, snap and sip this summer.

Virtual wine and spirits tastings you can enjoy at home

From English whisky to bespoke food pairings with heavyweights of the wine world, we’ve rounded up the virtual wine and spirits tastings taking place this year that should keep you entertained and educated during lockdown.