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Bols adds Pineapple Chipotle and makes a Date liqueur

Published:  18 September, 2015

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Catto's Scotch whisky blend gets a packaging update

Published:  17 September, 2015

International Beverage will introduce new packaging for its Catto's blended Scotch whisky next month.

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Exclusive: Matthew Clark's chief executive 'thrilled' over Conviviality's £200m takeover

Published:  17 September, 2015

Matthew Clark's chief executive officer Steve Thomson told harpers.co.uk in an exclusive interview that he is "thrilled" over the acquisition of Matthew Clark by Conviviality Retail which has created "a group with the widest reach in terms of route to market in the drinks industry".

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Turkish wine producers prepare to descend on London for 'biggest' trade tasting

Published:  17 September, 2015

Wines of Turkey will be hosting the largest ever number of producers brought together for its trade and press tasting in London in October.

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Bottle-shaped tins to encase Cockburn's Special Reserve in run-up to Christmas

Published:  17 September, 2015

Cockburn's Special Reserve port is to be available in three brightly-coloured tins in selected retail accounts from November.

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Diageo embarks on biggest ever marketing campaign for Johnnie Walker Scotch brand

Published:  17 September, 2015

Johnnie Walker has launched what is billed as the largest global marketing campaign in its history.

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Tanqueray looks to the past to inspire limited edition Bloomsbury gin launch

Published:  16 September, 2015

Diageo Reserve has introduced a limited edition version of Tanqueray gin based on a 19th century recipe from the company's archives.

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AB-Inbev confirms approach made to Peroni brewer SAB Miller about possible bid

Published:  16 September, 2015

Stella Artois and Budweiser brewer AB-Inbev has confirmed that it has made an approach to UK-based rival SAB Miller about a possible takeover of the company.

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Caliterra winemaker tips Malbec to do big things in Chile

Published:  16 September, 2015

A leading Chilean winemaker thinks Malbec could be a grape with a big future in the country.

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Italian producer Piccini launches sparkling wine as a competitive alternative to Prosecco

Published:  16 September, 2015

Chianti producer Piccini has launched a sparkling wine made with grapes from Prosecco territory.

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Premium Grouse whisky expression gets a makeover as Smoky Black

Published:  16 September, 2015

The Black Grouse Scotch whisky is being relaunched as The Famous Grouse Smoky Black.

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Scotch whisky wins legal recognition in 17 African nations

Published:  16 September, 2015

Scotch whisky producers are celebrating after the drink was given geographical indication protection by 17 African countries.

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Prestige Champagne cuvée from Taittinger gets UK release

Published:  15 September, 2015

Taittinger is releasing its 2006 vintage Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs Brut this month.

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Ocado records quarterly sales rise of 15.3% and 27,000 more orders per week

Published:  15 September, 2015

Online grocery operation Ocado has reported a 15.3% rise in its own retail sales in the 12 weeks to August 9, to £252 million.

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Raul Diaz and hospitality industry veteran John Davey launch Hospitality Workshops

Published:  15 September, 2015

Following the success of the launching his own programme WineTraining Ltd earlier this year Raul Diaz has partnered with John Davey to offer a comprehensive service and wine training programme for the on-trade called Hospitality Workshops.

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Sparkling wine continues to fizz with on-trade sales up by more than half in a year

Published:  15 September, 2015

Sparkling wine is the star performer in the drinks trade with the value of on-trade sales up by more than half in the year to July 7, according to Nielsen figures in the third quarter market report from the Wine & Spirit Trade Association.

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Accolade buys Chilean producer Viña Anakena

Published:  15 September, 2015

Accolade Wines claims to be the first company to have a presence in each of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, North America and South America after buying Chilean producer Viña Anakena.

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Peated 1989 single malt joins Old Pulteney Scotch range

Published:  15 September, 2015

Single malt brand Old Pulteney has added a new peated whisky to its range.

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Sparkling wine helps push up online sales by 11% in first quarter of 2015 says WDR

Published:  14 September, 2015

The value of online wine sales rose 11% in the first quarter of 2015 according to analysis by the Wilson Drinks Report.

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Bibendum PLB aims to showcase regional Argentina with two new wine ranges

Published:  14 September, 2015

Bibendum PLB has launched two new wine ranges from Argentina.

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