Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?
The convenience channel is missing a trick on premium spirits and should use Christmas 2014 to catch up with the grocers, according to a leading supplier.
Six retailers have lost their licences and 10 more are under review after Newham council’s enforcement team blitzed the east London borough in a series of test purchasing stings.
A “treatment tax” for helping alcoholics should be added to alcohol sold in the off-trade, according to think tank Centre for Social Justice.
Britain’s most northerly distillery has launched its first gin.
Alliance Wine has signed up Valencia-based artisanal producer Celler del Roure.
Tobacco manufacturer JTI has sponsored a pilot test purchasing scheme to help retailers in the north west tackle under-age tobacco sales.
"Have they had their tongues cut out?" Brewer hits back at report claiming Budvar, Heineken and Stella Artois taste the same
Czech brewer Budvar has hit back at a report claiming drinkers cannot taste the difference between Stella Artois, Heineken and its eponymous beer, writing it off as a prank from a notorious troublemaker.
Retailers need to stand their ground and refuse to be bullied into adopting Reducing the Strength schemes by heavy-handed authorities, according to a licensing expert.
A “yes” vote for Scottish independence could leave the drinks industry out of pocket either side of the border, an excise specialist has warned.
Wine agency Barwell & Jones has added 10 wineries from across the globe to its portfolio in a bid to build on 30% growth in the past year.
The off-trade will enjoy a multimillion-pound boost if retailers create a clear shot category in the spirits fixture, according to a leading supplier.
The cost of wine production will continue to soar in Argentina after the South American nation defaulted this month, according to a leading wine consultant.
Islay distillery Bowmore has released the second batch of its limited-edition Devil’s Cask whisky.
Quintessential Brands has redesigned the packaging for its Greenall’s gin brand and is promoting it with an on-pack competition to win a Mini Cooper.
Waitrose Cellar has crated what is claims is the perfect pre-selected case of wines for vegetarians.
Northamptonshire-based boutique distiller Warner Edwards is launching a limited edition rhubarb gin on September 1.
Treasury Wine Estates is at the centre of a bidding war after a second private equity group launched a £1.9 billion takeover bid for the Wolf Blass and Penfolds supplier.
Hendrick’s is giving away its signature tea cups in a new gift pack called Dreamscape.
Waitrose is offering its customers 25% off all wines over this coming weekend.
Adnams said its shops are enjoying a “positive trend” as it announced a 29% in operating profits for the first half of 2014.