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Acquisitive Gallo adds Talbott Vineyards to collection

Published:  28 August, 2015

Gallo's burst of acquisitions has continued with the purchase of Talbott Vineyards in California's Santa Lucia Highlands appellation.

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£2m plan to open malt whisky distillery in the heart of Edinburgh

Published:  28 August, 2015

A former master blender at Macallan is behind plans to open the first single malt whisky distillery in Edinburgh for 90 years.

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Craft brewer hopes canning investment will persuade people to drink Moor Beer

Published:  28 August, 2015

Bristol-based Moor Beer is the latest leading light in the UK craft beer scene to invest in canning capacity for future growth.

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Australia's Barramundi embrances the sun and fun in rebrand

Published:  28 August, 2015

Australian wine brand Barramundi has been given a rebrand in a bid to appeal more to younger adult consumers.

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Bottle Green to merge into Kingsland following acquisition

Published:  27 August, 2015

Wine agency supplier Bottle Green is to be merged into Kingsland Drinks, the company that bought the business in April.

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Greene King report shows 11% rise in eating out during July but on-trade drinking declines

Published:  27 August, 2015

The average family spend on eating out was 11% up on a year ago in July, according to the latest Leisure Spend Tracker Report from pub and brewing group Greene King.

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Scottish alcohol consumption up as off-trade prices stall says health body's report

Published:  27 August, 2015

A report from NHS Health Scotland shows a 1% increase in alcohol consumption last year.

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Champagne provides some fizz for Pernod Ricard as annual sales nudge ahead by 2%

Published:  27 August, 2015

Champagne and Irish whiskey were among the main drivers of global growth for Pernod Ricard in 2014/15, though the spirits giant turned in only a modest overall sales increase of 2%. The company described the performance as "solid".

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Brown-Forman sales take 2% hit in Q1 on back of currency woes

Published:  27 August, 2015

Jack Daniel's producer Brown-Forman reported a 2% decline in net sales to US$900 million (£581.2 million) in the first quarter, to July 31, after being hit by currency exchange fluctuations.

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Cotswolds Distillery invites whisky fans on maturation journey with new-make spirit pack

Published:  26 August, 2015

The Cotswolds Distillery has released a three-bottle pack of new make spirit.

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Model Karembeu joins up with Lanson's Tsarine to launch Champagne

Published:  26 August, 2015

Fashion model Adriana Karembeu has put her name to a new Champagne in the Lanson International portfolio.

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Majestic named wine supplier to Ben Ainslie's America's Cup team

Published:  26 August, 2015

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William Grant in Rugby World Cup ticket giveaway

Published:  26 August, 2015

William Grant has launched a social media campaign for consumers to win Rugby World Cup tickets and merchandise.

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Three age-statement single malts released by Bacardi's Royal Brackla distillery

Published:  26 August, 2015

Bacardi-owned John Dewar has unveiled a new range of whiskies from its Royal Brackla distillery.

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Greek wines in the spotlight at first dedicated festival in London

Published:  25 August, 2015

London is to have its first Greek Wine Festival. The multi-site event takes place on October 2-4.

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Rioja's Ramon Bilbao snaps up 'dream' vineyard

Published:  25 August, 2015

Rioja producer Ramón Bilbao has bought what it is billing as a "dream parcel" of vines in the region, and the winery's highest altitude vineyard to date.

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UK marketing effort helps Oregon boost wine exports by 50%

Published:  25 August, 2015

Oregon winemakers have singled out the UK as a major contributor to a 50% leap in wine exports for the US state.

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Maison Sichel banks on 2008 vintage of Pessac-Léognan's Chateau Olivier

Published:  25 August, 2015

Maison Sichel has bought the entire remaining stock of Cru Classé Bordeaux estate Chateau Olivier's 2008 vintage wine.

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Casillero back on TV as CyT prepares line-up for Mercado Andino tasting

Published:  25 August, 2015

Chilean wine producer Concha y Toro is coming back to British TV screens with a new ad for Casillero del Diablo as part of its Wine Legend campaign.

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UK release for wine from Chilean vineyard given new lease of life after 2010 earthquake

Published:  24 August, 2015

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