UK

Alcohol sales soaring in England during lockdown

Half way through Dry January and 10 days into England’s third lockdown, alcohol sales are soaring, with weekly wine sales at Waitrose up by a third. 

It’s official: the Brits have drunk more Champagne during the pandemic

The official retail figures for Christmas-time drinks sales in the UK show that the Brits drank more Champagne during the pandemic, and particularly during a lockdown festive period.

Why it was a bumper Christmas for Champagne in British retailers

The Brits consumed more Champagne at home this year than pre-pandemic 2019, especially during Christmas, despite restrictions on socialising – so why was this?

WSTA launches Low and No labelling guidance

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has produced a set of guidelines for the labelling of low and no alcoholic drinks as the category continues to grow.

db Meets: Tom Lord

December 22nd, 2020

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