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New Scottish gin brand smells its way to success

Published:  13 May, 2016

A new Scottish gin brand is hoping to unlock gin-lovers taste buds by appealing to their sense of smell.

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Amathus unveils fast-aged Bourbon

Published:  13 May, 2016

UK-based distributor Amathus is launching a new whiskey bourbon drink which uses a technique to accelerate the maturation process

 

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Debt dispute between Diageo and former United Spirits boss continues

Published:  13 May, 2016

British alcohol giant Diageo Plc has submitted details of its agreement with USL's former boss Vijay Mallya to a debt tribunal.

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Could leaving the EU apply the brakes to the gin boom?

Published:  13 May, 2016

Leaders in the gin industry gathered to highlight the dangers Brexit poses to the millions of bottles of gin exported to the EU each year if the UK leaves the single market.

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Shake-up of Waitrose's Australian range

Published:  13 May, 2016

Waitrose is overhauling its Australian wine category, replacing 45% of the current range.

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VIDEO: Skin Côntact LIVE storms Islington's O2 Academy

Published:  13 May, 2016

The wine industry's first ever rock band, Skin Côntact, took the wine trade by storm on last night on stage at London's Islington's O2 Academy to raise money for Wine Relief, the wine trade's fundraising initiative which supports Comic Relief.

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Launch of new Plantation rum into the UK with Pineapple Society

Published:  12 May, 2016

Maison Ferrand is expanding its range of premium Plantation rums by releasing its Plantation Pineapple Stiggins' Fancy 1824 Recipe into the UK.

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Az Valor supports Amaral in Stock Spirits row

Published:  12 May, 2016

AZ Valor Partners have come out in support of Western Gate's proposals to nominate two candidates to the board of Stock Spirits.

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Skin Côntact: It's the final countdown! Mark Andrew talks about his favourite music legends

Published:  12 May, 2016

Our final personal interview with the stars set to take the stage at tonight's Skin Côntact benefit concert is with Mark Andrew of Noble Rot.

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Loire Valley Wines joins Nyetimber for London Wine Week

Published:  12 May, 2016

Loire Valley Wines have joined Nyetimber to be the two headline partners for this year's London Wine Week festival by DrinkUp.London.

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Ancre Hill Estates to double its vineyard acreage

Published:  12 May, 2016

Leading Welsh wine producer Ancre Hill Estates has taken the first step towards tripling production at Newton Court Farm just north east of Monmouth.

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LWF: Old world meets new with Argentine Gauchezco

Published:  11 May, 2016

Argentina and Malbec may have some way to go in the UK market to rival New Zealand's key grape, Sauvignon Blanc. 

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English wines rake in record number of IWC 2016 golds

Published:  11 May, 2016

English wines continue to go from strength to strength and at this weeks English Wine Producers tasting 120 medals were awarded by the International Wine Challenge 2016.

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The Wine Show's Amelia Singer prepares to take the stage for Skin Côntact LIVE concert

Published:  11 May, 2016

For a second year in a row the wine trade supergroup Skin Côntact will be taking to the stage this week in an effort raise aid as part of Comic Relief.

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Supermarkets sweep over 300 IWC medals

Published:  11 May, 2016

The consumer is the real winner as indicated by the number of medal winning wines on supermarket shelves. The International Wine Challenge awarded 317 medals to supermarket own-brand wines, with 28 of the wines taking home golds.

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IWC 2016: France awarded most IWC gold medals for 2016

Published:  11 May, 2016

France was awarded a total of 130 gold medals, with Champagne alone capturing 50 golds, making it the most awarded country at the 2016 International Wine Challenge.

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The Champagne Academy celebrates 60 years and unveils its 2016 course programme

Published:  11 May, 2016
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Hattingley's Simon Robinson steps up to the helm of English Wine Producers

Published:  11 May, 2016

Simon Robinson, owner of Hattingley Vineyards in Hampshire, has been appointed Chairman of marketing organisation the English Wine Producers (EWP).

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Graham's expands Vintage Port Bond to be available to purchase as an individual bottle

Published:  10 May, 2016

Symington Family Estates famed port brand Graham's, will now offer single bottles of vintage port for sale during the year that it is harvested following the success of the Vintage Port Bond case offering last year.

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Alistair Cooper reveals his muscial heroes and embarassing moments ahead of Skin Côntact concert

Published:  10 May, 2016

For a second year in a row the wine trade supergroup Skin Côntact will be taking to the stage this week in an effort raise aid as part of Comic Relief.

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