Each year we exclusively reveal the top 100 ranking of booze brands in the UK and take a closer look at the emerging forces that are shaping the landscape of the alcohol industry.

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10 biggest alcohol brands in the UK 2019

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

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

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Tariff-hit scotch whisky producers call for urgent end to US trade war

2020-01-29T09:20:00+00:00By

SWA CEO Karen Betts met with MPs and government officials this evening

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Spiritrade raises ‘seven-figure’ sum in international funding push

2020-01-27T11:12:00+00:00By

Spiritrade claims to be the first online booze trader to offer “truly safe and secure” transactions

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Lucozade Ribena Suntory names Alpesh Mistry sales director

2020-01-24T09:00:00+00:00By

Mistry joined the soft drinks giant this week, taking over from Scott Meredith

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Diageo’s Distill Ventures hires Gareth Bath as Europe MD

2020-01-23T13:59:00+00:00By

Bath, who stepped down from the helm of Curious Drinks in late December, will be based at Distill’s London office

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Renamed Broadland Drinks unveils two new brands

2020-01-23T12:06:00+00:00By

La Fiesta, a ‘celebration’ perry, will roll out in February, followed by No Ordinary wines in March…

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Halewood takes stake in craft vodka brand Vestal

2020-01-23T11:43:00+00:00By

Vestal, founded in 2011, is a traditional-style vodka made in Poland

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Kolibri Drinks unveils customisable CBD non-alcoholic cocktails

2020-01-21T11:09:00+00:00By

The bottle’s cap contains 20mg of broad-spectrum cannabidiol suspended in flavoured agave syrup

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Sugar tax should cover pre-mixed alcoholic drinks, claims Action on Sugar

2020-01-21T08:47:00+00:00By

The campaign group said today it believed the category was ‘unnecessarily high in hidden sugar and calories’

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Trump’s tariffs trigger slump in UK food and drink exports

2020-01-17T16:19:00+00:00By

British food exports to the US fell by a quarter following the introduction of Donald Trump’s punitive tariff regime last year, with the situation now at risk of deteriorating further.

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UK supply of Australian wine likely to be safe from bushfires

2020-01-17T12:02:00+00:00By

The country’s prolonged drought is more likely to have a negative impact on wine production

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Australian brewer Lion creates UK craft beer division Little World Beverages

2020-01-17T10:53:00+00:00By

The move will see Lion’s Fourpure Brewing Co and Magic Rock managed by new division boss Gordon Treanor…