Off Licence News: dedicated to drinks retailing since 1863

Off Licence News is the number one business magazine for the take-home drinks market, boasting the largest circulation in its sector at 8,998 readers every month.

Whether you’re an influential supermarket buyer, director of a chain, a leading independent or a wholesaler - Off Licence News delivers all you need to stay ahead and be well-informed in the fast changing drinks sector.

As the longest-running title, throughout our 152 years, Off Licence News has gained a reputation for leading the news agenda with exclusive stories, written by our experienced and award winning team.

Our editorial approach puts the needs of UK drinks retailers centre stage - with unrivalled news coverage and must-read analysis backed-up by in-depth sector reports, research and views on retailing best practice.

Whether you need to know the latest on spirits, wine, beer, tobacco, snacks or soft drinks - Off Licence News gives retailers the full package to help their bottom line thrive.

In addition to offering a lively print publication, Off Licence News continues to support retailers through an active online presence, a range of supplements and a full and exciting roster of face-to-face events.

We pride ourselves on being at the heart of the take-home drinks market - and playing a positive part in helping it thrive.

By working with us you can also be part of our readers’ business success.

Martin Green Editor

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English wine: a happy harvest for Christmas

All across England and Wales, vineyards are being harvested. Down winding country lanes come armies of welly-wearing conscripts wielding secateurs and buckets, ready to reap the rewards of our vines. Happily they come, their cheeks ruddy with pride. Half an hour later they’re crawling over muddy clods with lacerated hands, drenched in claggy juice and cold sweat, as if ploughing through an endurance race.

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