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 9,010 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 154 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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Rosé tinted glasses

I was asked recently what I thought the biggest change had been in wine fashion in the past five years. My answer was unequivocal: sales of pink wines. From being a niche that expanded and contracted with the sunshine, rosé has subtly but steadily become a stalwart of many merchants’ ranges, with Provence firmly at the top and asked for by name.

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