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Robertson new BRC Director General

Published:  23 July, 2008

Stephen Robertson has been announced as the new Director General of the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

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All for one and one for all

Published:  23 July, 2008

There are not many hotels that can claim to have cleaners and receptions with WSET qualifications.

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December 10 biggest online shopping day

Published:  23 July, 2008

December 10 will be the biggest day for online sales in 2007 with 370 million being spent by consumers on the internet.

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Diageo backs Choice is Yours' campaign

Published:  23 July, 2008

Diageo has responded to criticism of its alcohol awareness The Choice is Yours' campaign.

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Rare Scotch whisky sells for $54,000

Published:  23 July, 2008

A bottle of whisky has sold for $54,000 (26,500) at a Christie's New York auction.

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Portman Group: Strict controls on alcohol advertising

Published:  23 July, 2008

The Portman Group has responded to Ed Balls' concerns over children's exposure to alcohol advertising.

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Threshers eyes Oddbins merger

Published:  23 July, 2008

A potential merger between Threshers and Oddbins may progress in an attempt to better control the competitive UK wine market.

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Bowmore Distillers hit by theft

Published:  23 July, 2008

Bowmore Distillers has seen 10,000 bottles of expensive stock stolen.

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Australia wine industry seeks to clarify Jago affair

Published:  23 July, 2008

Both Bruce Tyrrell and the Winemakers' Federation of Australia (WFA) have sought to clarify events surrounding a recent speech given by Dan Jago.

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Provence Wines sets up dedicated UK office

Published:  23 July, 2008

In a bid to develop its UK market presence, Provence Wines has opened a London office.

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WSTA: Tax on alcohol could alienate middle-classes

Published:  23 July, 2008

Significantly raising taxes on alcohol could alienate middle-class voters.

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Ethical food and drink products surge

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK consumer spending on ethical food and drink products has increased significantly.


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Sainsbury's gains award for green retail innovation

Published:  23 July, 2008

Food and drinks retailer Sainsbury's has received an award from the Energy Saving Trust for its commitment to eco-friendly product delivery methods.

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Oklahoma named America's cheap drinks capital

Published:  23 July, 2008

A price audit of sixteen alcoholic beverages in American bars and restaurants has found that Oklahoma City is one of the cheapest places to buy them.

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Australian wine export value grows 8%

Published:  23 July, 2008

Wine exports from Australia have grown 8% in value in the year ending November 2007.

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Climate change initiative welcomed by Defra

Published:  23 July, 2008

The publication of a new climate change project has been welcomed by Environment Secretary Hilary Benn.

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Reduced harvests on horizon in Australia

Published:  23 July, 2008

Australia's Wine and Brandy Corporation is predicting reduced wine grape harvests for the next five years.

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Drinks companies shortlisted for export award

Published:  23 July, 2008

Four drinks companies - Llanllyr Water, Barr Soft Drinks, The Feel Good Drinks Company and the Wychwood Brewery- have been short-listed for the Drink Exporter of the Year award in the Food from Britain Awards 2007.

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Bag in box wine market needs more competition

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK bag in box wine sales would increase if more suppliers entered the market and targeted older buyers,

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Tesco sales increase in autumn

Published:  23 July, 2008

Rising UK sales and a strong international performance have seen Tesco progress in the third quarter.

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