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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Reality star Spencer Matthews launches ultra-low abv CleanGin

2019-11-14T11:06:00+00:00By Helen Gilbert

The fledgling brand is currently in the final stages of “raising a seven-figure sum from a fund in the United States”, according to the star

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Amazon boosts exclusive spirits offer with new Auchentoshan whisky

2019-11-12T11:51:00+00:00By Helen Gilbert

The Edrington Beam Suntory brand’s latest whisky is matured in ex-bourbon barrels before being transferred into sauvignon blanc barrique casks

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David Phillips steps down as Matthew Clark MD

2019-11-11T16:37:00+00:00By

Phillips rejoined Matthew Clark as MD in 2018 after former owner Conviviality collapsed

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Berry Bros & Rudd sales surge to highest point in almost a decade

2019-11-11T11:53:00+00:00By

The upmarket wine retailer grew turnover 17.4% to £219m over the year ending 31 March 2019

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James Bond car maker Aston Martin to launch spin-off booze brand

2019-11-07T16:11:00+00:00By

The brand applied to register a class 33 trademark covering whisky, distilled spirits, liqueurs and alcoholic cocktails

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Heineken to ditch plastic in £22m packaging overhaul

2019-11-07T15:49:00+00:00By

The brewer will replace plastic rings and shrink wrap with toppers made from sustainably sourced cardboard

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Grolsch to disappear from the UK as Asahi calls time on brewing deal

2019-11-07T11:08:00+00:00By

The lager brand has been delisted in Tesco and Asda over recent weeks

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Didsbury Gin adds two new expressions to flavoured gin range

2019-11-07T10:07:00+00:00By Helen Gilbert

Rolling out in Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and other retailers from 11 November, each tipple has an abv of 40%

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Drty joins the hard seltzer explosion with duo of drinks

2019-11-01T16:22:00+00:00By

The better-for-you booze brand rolled out two flavoured hard seltzers on Monday

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US booze brand Mike’s to make UK debut with three hard seltzers

2019-11-01T10:58:00+00:00By

Hard seltzers have taken the US by storm over the past year

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Boozy ice lolly brand Pops goes bust but potential sale nears

2019-11-01T09:10:00+00:00By

The brand had big-name tie-ups with Pimm’s and Gordon’s but was dogged by cashflow issues