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10 biggest alcohol brands in the UK 2019

2019-07-12T13:29:00+01:00By The Grocer News Team

Together, the top 10 alcohol brands have racked up an extra £3.4bn. So who’s up, who’s down, and what’s behind their performance?

Alcohol news

Whiskey

Brits paying more for US whiskey as EU tariffs start to take effect

2019-09-19T09:30:00+01:00By

The likes of Jim Beam, Jack Daniel’s, Knob Creek, Bulleit and Maker’s Mark have seen an upswing in price

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Tesco makes wine aisle more premium with range revamp

2019-09-18T15:34:00+01:00By

The retailer has added some 40 new SKUs this week, data reveals…

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Bumper harvest predicted for English wine - but still down on 2018

2019-09-18T11:53:00+01:00By

Last year was considered by many to be the best year for English wine so far

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Tesco to list bestselling Argentinian wine Toros Centenaro

2019-09-17T10:06:00+01:00By

The Mendoza malbec will launch exclusively into 800 Tesco UK stores in November

Booze

Spiritrade moves into wine, CBD and soft drinks

2019-09-16T11:27:00+01:00By

The platform is moving into wine, soft drinks, CBD-infused drinks and energy drinks

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Nick Reed appointed commercial director at Cotswolds Distillery

2019-09-16T08:43:00+01:00By

Reed joins after almost six years at Quintessential Brands

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Japanese drinks giant Asahi sees sales surge across UK

2019-09-13T06:59:00+01:00By

The company said the growth was achieved “through continued investment in brand marketing campaigns”…

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Sainsbury’s raises prices across raft of own label spirits

2019-09-12T14:46:00+01:00By

The retailer has increased prices by an average of 4% across a swathe of drinks

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Drinks suppliers scaling back investment as PDPD ban looms

2019-09-12T11:53:00+01:00By

As of April next year, it will be illegal to pay duty on the alcohol in a drink before increasing its volume by diluting it

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Heck mulls beer and beans ideas in diversification push

2019-09-12T11:47:00+01:00By

The sausage brand has registered its trademark under three alcohol categories

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British brands eye hard seltzer trend with upcoming launches

2019-09-12T11:05:00+01:00By

Something & Nothing is poised to launch a full range of ‘spirited’ seltzers next year…

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Muhu launches hibiscus and CBD gin developed for under £1,300

2019-09-10T13:50:00+01:00By

The drink is is flavoured with sweet hibiscus, and contains Canadian CBD cultivated from pesticide and chemical-free hemp

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Gravity Drinks launches premium Mucha Liga tequila trio

2019-09-10T10:05:00+01:00By

The spirits themselves come from the La Ciénega region of Mexico, using agave grown roughly 1,530m above sea level

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Spirit Cartel adds ‘Dutch-Indonesian hybrid’ gin and jenever duo

2019-09-10T10:05:00+01:00By

They have rolled into online retailers such as Master of Malt and Amathus

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Halewood signs up to distribute Welsh whisky Penderyn

2019-09-09T15:38:00+01:00By

The spirits distributor said it would “utilise its extensive national footprint” to grow the brand, especially in the on-trade

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