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Last chance to win Enomatic trial

Published:  15 February, 2012

Time is running out to be in with a chance of winning an enomatic machine on a trial basis for 12 weeks when you pre-register for this month's Specialist Importers Trade Tastings.

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PM calls for action on binge drinking 'scandal'

Published:  15 February, 2012

The Prime Mininster will call for drinks producers and retailers to do more to ensure alcohol is consumed responsibly in a hospital visit this morning.

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Inflation drops on beers, wine and spirits

Published:  15 February, 2012

The latest inflation figures show a much-improved picture for the drinks industry, and the trend is likely to continue through 2012, according to the Wilson Drinks Report.

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Trade reaction to Cameron's binge drinking statement

Published:  15 February, 2012

The Prime Minister's vow to ramp up the fight against binge drinking has sparked a mixed reaction from trade bodies.

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Sterling loses ground

Published:  15 February, 2012

Sterling lost ground when credit rating agency, Moody's, gave UK's AAA rating a negative outlook due to its exposure to the Euro zone debt crisis.

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Fair.Spirits to partner London bars for Fairtrade Fortnight

Published:  14 February, 2012

Premium fair trade spirits company Fair.Spirits, is to partner a selection of London's cocktail bars to help raise money for Fairtrade Fortnight.

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Legacy Wines launches The Gathering

Published:  14 February, 2012

Legacy Wines, the recently launched 'impulse, export and on-trade' division of Kingsland Wines and Spirits, has announced its first brand launch, The Gathering.

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Sir George Fistonich awards first Master Sommeliers Scholarship

Published:  14 February, 2012

Master sommelier Damien Detcheverry, is the first person to be awarded the Sir George Fistonich - Villa Maria Estate - Court of Master Sommeliers Scholarship.

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Crime fighting site Facewatch free for retailers

Published:  14 February, 2012

Facewatch, a database which allows retailers to share CCTV images in the fight against petty crime, is being offered for free to all UK firms.

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International Gamay Competition winners announced

Published:  14 February, 2012

The second International Gamay Competition organised by Inter Beaujolais, has announced 169 medal winners.

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Government stumps up £1m to fight problem drinking

Published:  14 February, 2012

The government's commitment to fighting binge and underage drinking has been stepped up today, with £1 million of funding made available for local communities.

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Artisan wine fair comes to London

Published:  14 February, 2012

Producers specializing in fine, organic and biodynamic wine are coming together this May to host artisan wine fair RAW.

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Rabobank: mid-tier wine brands increasingly overlooked

Published:  14 February, 2012

Mid-tier wine brands are increasingly overlooked as consumers are drawn to either value or super-premium products - that's according to Rabobank.

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New chief winemaker for Craggy Range

Published:  14 February, 2012

 

New Zealand winery Craggy Range has appointed Matt Stafford as its chief winemaker.

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CBI says UK will avoid technical recession

Published:  14 February, 2012

 

The Confederation of British Industry portrayed a positive sentiment towards the UK's economy yesterday, suggesting that the UK would avoid a technical recession.

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CBI says UK will avoid technical recession

Published:  14 February, 2012

 

The Confederation of British Industry portrayed a positive sentiment towards the UK's economy yesterday suggesting that the UK would avoid a technical recession.

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Whisky auction raises £44,000 for charity

Published:  13 February, 2012

An auction of one of Glenfiddich's rarest-ever whiskies has raised £44,000 for a charity supporting wounded servicemen.

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Glenmorangie to partner The Open Championship

Published:  13 February, 2012

Glenmorangie has announced a three year partnership with the organisers of The Open Championship, The R&A, to become the golf tournament's official whisky.

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ETM Group opens 10th venue

Published:  13 February, 2012

The ETM Group is to open its 10th venue The Jugged Hare, a British gastro pub with a fine wine and beer focus.

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WSTA: scrap duty escalator to give drinks firms an Olympic boost

Published:  13 February, 2012

The WSTA is calling for the Treasury to halt the duty escalator in order to give drinks buinesses an Olympic boost.

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