Share? Pah! Half of drinkers guzzle 660ml beer bottles solo

An exclusive consumer poll for The Grocer reveales just how many of us are boozing at home alone. But do we realise how much we’re drinking?

Carlsberg canned: Why did Tesco ditch the Danish lager?

Carlsberg’s removal from Tesco last month could cost the brand £60m a year in lost sales. So what went wrong and what’s next for the brand?

Buyers: Posh wine, craft beer & fancy spirits will boom in 2016

We quiz buyers from Lidl, Booths and Budgens on the past year in booze, and what’s in store for 2016…

Smirnoff, Absolut and own label vodka shine online

Standing out on the virtual shelves of retailer websites is crucial. So we’ve teamed up with Brand View to reveal the most web savvy vodka brands…

Creative challenge: Could John Smith’s really do tinned Spam?

With standard canned ale going through the wringer as craft ale booms, how can new life be breathed into the sector’s biggest brand?

Revealed: What the booze aisle can learn from the French

We’ve set design agency Sheridan & Co a creative challenge: redesign the BWS fixture and encourage shoppers to trade up. Here’s what they came up with…

Spilt claret: Lidl launches second big posh booze push

Lidl has snapped up 5% of Bordeaux’s output for its latest ’claret offensive’. But can the retailer silence the wine snobs?

Chilli beer and lime wine top our global top 10 launches

We’ve teamed up with Mintel to scour the world’s booze aisles for the best latest launches. Here’s what we found…

Revealed: Lager brands are booze’s biggest ad spenders

San Miguel has enjoyed the greatest surge in ad spend of the past year, says Ebiquity. So is it leaving its rivals in its dust?

Cocktail culture: Disaronno’s top three at home mixes

Brits are mixing more and more drinks at home. So we sent reporter Ellix Hawthorne to shake things up with a brand that’s looking to cash in at home cocktail culture…