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27 February, 2017

Wild Beer Co launches crowdfunding campaign

The Wild Beer Co is looking to raise £1.5m via crowdfunding to develop a new brewery space.

Stewart Brewing has launched Stewart’s Lager, to appeal to drinkers looking for a lighter beer.

The region of Soave in Italy will be given a boost in the UK via a new trade and consumer campaign.

Bud Light, which producer AB InBev says is America’s favourite beer, officially lands in the UK this weekend.

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Heineken is launching two beers under the Maltsmiths Brewing brand to tap into the growing trend for canned craft beers.

Independent wine merchants can taste wines from small producers encapsulating what modern Portugal does best when they visit SITT next week.

Independent wine merchants can bolster their spring and summer ranges by choosing from an eclectic array of interesting and nuanced wines at the upcoming SITT events.

The case for cutting spirits duty was taken into the heart of Westminster today when the Scotch Whisky Association met Jane Ellison MP, financial secretary to the Treasury.

Independent wine merchants looking for new wines offering a point of difference can feast their tastebuds on Croatian orange wine, Slovenian sparkling wine and many more undiscovered gems at SITT.

Scotch whisky has enjoyed a reversal of fortunes in the UK market and demand is now soaring among British drinkers, Government figures have revealed.

Gruppo Campari will launch a limited edition version of its Appleton Estate rum next month to celebrate the master blender’s 20th year of working with the brand.

Harveys is launching a new beer this week and it will be available in cans, a format that has proved to be successful for the brewer over the last few months.

Sandford Orchards Cider has unveiled a new brand identity, which will be rolled out across its full cider range this year.

Black Sheep Brewery has launched a bottled version of its rugby-themed beer.

The Oxford Wine Company is opening a new retail outlet in the centre of Oxford.

Vignobles Andre Lurton has revealed a new partnership with two companies in the UK’s wine trade: Daniel Lambert Wines and Theatre of Wine.

Buckingham Schenk has revealed plans to introduce two new Spanish brands into the UK; the wines will highlight the strengths of DO Valencia and Utiel-Requena.

Tiny Rebel Brewing Co has launched its three most popular beers in cans for the first time.

The Abbotts & Delaunay Collection of premium AOC wines from the Languedoc has been extended to include two new ranges of eight varietal wines.

The old adage that two heads are better than one seems to have been taken as an article of faith by many modern brewers. Collaborative beers have become one of the trends of the day in a sector where, mostly young
and hip, beer drinkers crave something
new every time they go into a shop or bar.

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