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Kingsland Drinks bets on bag-in-box wine with ‘six figure’ investment


The new production line will be operational by May

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BrewDog becomes ‘biggest beer business’ to be awarded B Corp status


BrewDog achieved a B Impact Score of 81.8 out of 200


Villa Maria rolls out EarthGarden organic wine range


 Villa Maria plans to convert the entirety of its vineyards to being organically managed by 2030

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Two Days launches with pair of vodka soda RTDs


Two Days is for health-conscious shoppers looking for a drink that can be enjoyed without affecting the next day

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Carlsberg claims 90% reduction in carbon impact of new glass bottles


One million new bottles will begin rolling out, filled with Carlsberg Danish Pilsner

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Craft beer startup Shandy Shack raises six-figure investment


The £160k in funding, raised from three angel investors, will help Shandy Shack expand its retail distribution, develop the range and scale up marketing.

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Virgin Wines announces £100m London float


The fast-growing wine importer and distributor expects its shares to be admitted to London Stock Exchange’s AIM on or around 2 March

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Kopparberg adds Passionfruit & Orange flavour to cider lineup


It follows the launch of Kopparberg Passionfruit & Orange Gin last year

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2020 sees record growth in new distillery openings


For the first time, more than 100 new distilleries were registered with HMRC last year

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CMA gives Diageo the green light to complete Chase acquisition


UK regulators have cleared Diageo’s acquisition of Chase Distillery after concluding the deal will not result in a “substantial lessening of competition”.

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‘Closures inevitable’ as beer businesses struggle under lockdown


The British Beer & Pub has this week begged the government for a clear timeline and date for the reopening of pubs