Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

Bristol bartender crowned world's best

Published:  06 October, 2008

A Bristol bartender has won the title of Pilsner Urquell International Master Bartender of the Year.

Read more...

Diageo launches first TV ad for Guinness Red

Published:  06 October, 2008

Diageo GB is ploughing £6 million into a marketing campaign for Guinness Red which will include the brand's first ever TV ad.

Read more...

Scotland's Alcohol Awareness Week gets underway

Published:  06 October, 2008

Drinks industry bodies will come together with the Scottish government, health professionals and the voluntary sector this week to mark Scotland's second annual Alcohol Awareness Week (AWW).

Read more...

Edrington appointed duty free agent for The Glenrothes

Published:  03 October, 2008

BB&R Spirits has announced that The Glenrothes will be represented by The Edrington Group's distribution network in global travel retail from mid-October.

Read more...

ALMR calls on Labour to help save pub industry

Published:  03 October, 2008

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) is calling on Labour to do more to give Britain's pub industry a "much needed jump start".

Read more...

Jacob's Creek launches drama with Mail on Sunday

Published:  03 October, 2008

Jacob's Creek has teamed up with the Mail on Sunday to launch an online drama.

Read more...

Global Brands announces company re-structure

Published:  03 October, 2008

Drinks manufacturer and distributor Global Brands has announced a raft of management changes which it says which will enable the company to take a longer-term view of the business and add to its drinks portfolio.

Read more...

Multiples urge trade to stress price and value

Published:  03 October, 2008

By Shirley Webb and Richard Siddle

Retailers are urging suppliers not to promote premiumisation in the current economic climate.

Read more...

Carluccio's charged with breaching recycling rules

Published:  03 October, 2008

Italian restaurant chain Carluccio's has been charged for allegedly breaching rules requiring it to attempt to reduce and recycle waste packaging.

Read more...

Thierry's and WSET launch scholarship award

Published:  03 October, 2008

Thierry's Wine Services has become a corporate patron of the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET).

Read more...

PLB moves into spirits with Matusalem Rum

Published:  02 October, 2008

EXCLUSIVE: By Shirley Webb

UK distributor PLB Wines has set up a new spirits arm in a bid to diversify its portfolio.

Read more...

Scottish age-raise plans come under fresh fire

Published:  02 October, 2008

Plans by the Scottish government to raise the legal purchasing age in off-licenses to 21 came under fresh fire today as MSP's met to debate the decision.

Read more...

Constellation reports $23 million second quarter loss

Published:  02 October, 2008

Constellation Brands has reported a second-quarter loss of nearly $23 million (£13 million) on the sale of some of its vineyards and production plants in Australia.

Read more...

T.G.I Friday's announces bartender champion

Published:  02 October, 2008

T.G.I Friday's has announced the winner of its Bartender Championship competition which it launched earlier this month with SKYY vodka.

Read more...

Oddbins to focus more on lesser known wines

Published:  02 October, 2008

By Shirley Webb

Oddbins plans to champion lesser well known wines in a bid to provide a point of difference on the UK high street.

Read more...

Pancho Campo becomes first Spanish Master of Wine

Published:  02 October, 2008

Pancho Campo, president and founder of The Wine Academy of Spain joins an elite group of 278 Master of Wines (MW) across the globe.

Read more...

Tesco trials in-store virtual wine system

Published:  01 October, 2008

Tesco is planning to introduce a virtual wine technology system in its stores to help customers choose their purchases.

Read more...

Asda launches beer competition

Published:  01 October, 2008

Breweries across Britain are being given the chance to get their products on Asda's shelves.

Read more...

Top officers arrested for stealing M&S wine

Published:  01 October, 2008

Two senior police officers have been suspended after being arrested on suspicion of stealing wine from a Marks and Spencer store.

Read more...

Maxxium puts zing into Sourz campaign

Published:  01 October, 2008

Maxxium UK is launching a major consumer campaign to reposition its Sourz spirit brand following its rebrand and new blackcurrant flavour launched in August.

Read more...