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Molson Coors is marking the 400th anniversary of Grolsch with a £2.7m UK media campaign.
Bolney Wine Estate said the culprits had stolen almost 5,000 bottles from its warehouse at the estate near Haywards Heath
Tesco’s former head of alcoholic drinks Dan Jago is returning to the business in March.
Diageo is expanding its Pimm’s range with the addition of a Strawberry With A Hint Of Mint flavour.
Carlsberg is looking to grab a slice of the fruit cider market with the launch of three new flavours under its Somersby brand.
Hogs Back Brewery launched cloudy cider Hazy Hog in 2013, Magners launched a portable cider dispense system called Cider Hog, using what Hogs Back believed to be a similar name and graphics
New product sees a higher proportion of whisky from first-fill American oak casks than 12 Year Old, lending some flavour similarities to bourbon
The bottles, which were sold by independent retailers in London, the Midlands and north Scotland, can be identified by two mistakes on the labelling
Carlsberg’s UK business grew about 1% last year on the back of a growing off-trade business, the Danish brewer has reported.
The UK canned drinks market has recorded its strongest performance to date - boosted by ‘the warmest year since 1910’.
London drinks company Hawkes has followed its alcoholic ginger beer with the launch of its first cider.
Saltaire Brewery has launched a range of beers designed to offer intense flavour and high strength.
Belgian craft brewer Duvel Moortgat is bringing beers from Boulevard Brewing Company to the UK market.
UK imports of Rioja wine rose 10.3% in 2014 to 36.2 million litres.
Marks & Spencer has for the first time appointed a UK bottler for New World wine.
Beverage giant wants to find best program for suggesting food and drink pairings
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Jägermeister has signed up as official ‘boilermaker’ - beer cocktail and shots - partner of the Craft Beer Rising London Festival.
WKD is rolling out a fresh look across its range as it looks to revitalise the brand.
AB InBev is expanding its Stella Artois Cidre range with the launch of peach and elderflower variants.
Brewer Innis & Gunn has been inspired by raunch-fest 50 Shades of Grey to whip up a new beer.
New survey claims children more aware of alcohol brands than other major food brands
Bacardi has given its rum portfolio a makeover with a stronger emphasis on the brand’s Cuban heritage.
Westons Cider has claimed a category first with the launch of a craft cider in a can.
C&C Group has expanded its Magners brand into the spiders – spirits ciders – category with a variant containing Irish whiskey.
WKD is looking to shore up declining sales with a new look as it and other traditional RTDs continue to lose ground to newer products.
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