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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

scotch whisky

US maintains whisky tariff but drops further food and drink hikes


The Trump administration had threatened to impose new tariffs on $3.1bn of EU exports

Carlsberg Pilsner Bottle & Glass

City snapshot: Carlsberg posts double-digit sales and profits drop amid lockdown closures


Carlsberg has posted an 12.6% drop in first half revenues and a double-digit fall in operating profits as the coronavirus pandemic hammered its second quarter sales.


Accolade Wines launches The Park independent booze production business


The move comes after a strategic review of how to best optimise its Accolade Park facility in Bristol

Miranda Osborne

Miranda Osborne made category and marketing director at Disaronno


Osborne previously worked for brewing giant Molson Coors as brand director

EchoFalls seltzer

Echo Falls joins hard seltzer craze with new trio


The drinks are billed as a lower-calorie option at 69 calories per 250ml can

1969 Caso do Portugal working at Rawlings

Wine and spirits trade stalwart Arthur Bennett dies aged 89


Bennett, who worked with Jack Cohen at Tesco in the 1960s, died shortly before his 90th birthday 


Fungtn debuts myco adaptogen beer trio


Brewed with myco adaptogens (medicinal mushrooms) the beers are said to deliver functional and positive benefits


Treasury Wine Estates launches The Winery Collection DTC platform


As well as selling wines, The Winery Collection will host wine clubs and tasting events

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Booze industry warns over the cost of calorie labelling


Industry reaction was fiercely divided when the government’s plans were unveiled this week


Brits’ alcohol intake almost cut in half despite in-store sales surge


With social occasions in decline thanks to coronavirus, Brits have been drinking less

majestic wine

Majestic Wine to open new stores following lockdown customer surge


The retailer has unveiled plans for two new shops in Henley and Beckenham