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The Shoreditch event will be followed by a three-part live music series
Henkell & Co has snapped the remaining 40% of UK-based wine distributer Copestick Murray that it does not already own.
Beer and cider producer C&C Group continues to ramp up its growth in Asia with the announcement of its fourth distribution partnership in the area.
The activity is the first for the struggling wine brand since being acquired from Diageo
The casks were hand-picked from distilleries in five of Scotland’s whisky regions
Halewood Wines & Spirits has launched a pre-mix cocktail range to extend the reach of its Red Square Vodka
SABMiller’s UK and Ireland subsidiary Miller Brands UK saw net producer revenues rise by 5% last year as UK appetite for “super premium” brands Peroni Nastro Azzurro and Pilsner Urquell grew.
Diageo appoints former Bacardi CEO as chairman Subscription
Javier Ferrán will replace outgoing chairman Dr Franz Humer
Carling reveals summer soccer offers and promotions Subscription
Football fans will be able to get £20 off the price of a club or country shirt
The UK’s leading independent brewers gathered at the event to celebrate craft beer in a tin
Wine-wise.co.uk gives retailers quick hints and advice to help maximise their wine sales
British Bottle Company seals US distribution deal Subscription
UK booze exports to the States reached a record high in 2015
The drinks are from the Expresiones del Corazón range, first released in the US in 2013
Carlsberg sales slump as Tesco delisting bites Subscription
Sales at Carlsberg have fallen 5% in the first quarter as a result of being delisted by Tesco last year.
Asda has agreed to add four premium spirits to its Scottish stores’ listings
The brand’s first-ever small screen push marks a £1m investment
The unpasteurised and unfiltered beer has a shelf life of 12 weeks
Thatchers has continued to outperform a stagnating cider market for a sixth successive year, although the rate of growth has slowed at the brand.
The rosé has been launched alongside McGuigan’s Founder Series, which champions three of Australia’s winemaking regions
Halewood adds Liverpool Gin to spirits portfolio Subscription
The acquisition forms part of the company’s “continued expansion plans”
The beer brand will be a co-sponsor along with Barclays, Nike, Electronic Arts and Barclays
The new look will be rolled out across all cans and bottles from this week
Central England Co-operative has launched a new tie-up with the There’s A Beer For That campaign
AB InBev to sell all of SABMiller’s Central and Eastern European businesses
Brewer C&C Group has continued to ramp up its international expansion with the announcement of a partnership with Mahou India to distribute Tennent’s in the country.
Joe Clayton of Beerd Brewery: Alternative CV Subscription
My first album was Smashing Pumpkins: Melancholy. Don’t judge
Healthy convenience stores and brave beer pairings Subscription
I congratulate the leadership team in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and National Services Scotland
Big-shot director Alejandro Amenábar is behind this lush 10-minute short starring Estrella Damm beer
Fuller's itself: 'vintage' ale gets pricey Subscription
Fuller’s has just blown its ‘Reassuringly Expensive’ lager out of the water
Conviviality adds Bibendum to its drinks mix Subscription
But Diana Hunter insists she’s a long way off dominating British booze
A round-up of 10 standout products from the London Wine Fair 2016 at Kensington Olympia
Rum brand Captain Morgan snatched a PR win this week
Tipple tips from the London Wine Fair Subscription
We reveal the latest trends and innovations from the London Wine Fair
Let’s raise two glasses – one of gin and one of scotch – to a prosperous future for the UK’s distillers
A purple pint fit for a Queen - and a Prince Subscription
The good folk at Greene King had innocently been beavering away on a limited-edition ale to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday
Foster's new hero goes on the hunt for a new career Subscription
Foster’s has a new hero: a ginger fella who works at a dry-cleaners
So what has turned Britain into a nation of wine lovers? What’s driven overall wine prices up 0.5%?