London Wine Fair reports 60% uplift in number of pre-registered visitors

The London Wine Fair organisers are expecting “a very busy show” having seen an uplift of 60% in pre-registered visitor numbers.

Angioletti grows its UK presence with new variant

Angioletti, the craft Italian cider brand, has introduced a new variant for the UK market.

Dead Man's Fingers adds two new expressions

Dead Man’s Fingers has launched two new expressions to join the brand’s original Spiced Rum portfolio.

Spar rapped on the knuckles for referring to range as "everyday wine"

Spar has felt the wrath of Alcohol Concern for referring to a new range as “everyday wine” in a press release and the Portman Group has upheld a complaint against the retailer.

Bolney taps into English Vermouth trend

Bolney Wine Estate has become the second Sussex producer this year to create a Vermouth, and the first to make a Rosso variant.

Malibu launches Passion Fruit flavour and Piña Colada can

Malibu is adding a Passion Fruit flavour to its 70cl bottle range, tapping into the popularity of Porn Star Martinis, of which passion fruit is a key element.

C&C profits slide but GB and craft brands provide some cheer

Magners producer C&C Group said the cider brand had put in a strong performance in the UK market in the year to February despite competitive pressure in its home Irish market putting a strain on profits.

SWA appoints new director of strategy and communication

The Scotch Whisky Association has appointed Gerry McFall as director of strategy and communication.

Black Cow launches first on-pack promotion

Black Cow is launching its first ever on-pack promotion following a collaboration with celebrity chef, Mark Hix.

Stroud reveals plans for new brewery and crowdfunding campaign

Stroud Brewery is set to move into a new £1.2 million purpose-built brewery this Autumn and it has also revealed plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign.

Paragon Brands adds Walsh Whiskey Distillery to its portfolio

Paragon Brands has signed an agreement with Irish distillers Walsh Whiskey Distillery to distribute its portfolio of whiskeys within the UK.

Indie Brands to distribute Lolea Sangria in the UK

Zamora Company has appointed Indie Brands as the UK partner for its recently-acquired premium sangria, Lolea.

Flint Wines takes on wines from British Columbia

Fine wine specialist importer Flint Wines has been appointed the exclusive agent for Canadian wineries Le Vieux Pin and La Stella.

Brewdog founders named in Sunday Times Rich List

Brewdog founders James Watt and Martin Dickie have put craft beer on to the Sunday Times Rich List for the first time.

Bruichladdich relaunches Port Charlotte range

Bruichladdich is relaunching its Port Charlotte brand in June to give it “the elegant, modernist image it deserves”.

Jagermeister taps into 2018's summer of sport

Jagermeister is releasing 80,000 of its ‘flag bottles’ into the off-trade, to tap into the “big summer of sport”.

Axholme Brewing Co starts work on Grimsby brewery

Grimsby is set to get a new brewery courtesy of Axholme Brewing Company.

Buckingham Schenk appoints new off-trade account manager

Buckingham Schenk has appointed John Ruck-Keene as its new off-trade account manager.

Big Drop launches sour beer with less than 0.5% abv

Big Drop Brewing Co has added to its range of beers under 0.5% abv by launching a sour beer.

Marques de Caceres revamps Rioja Crianza label

Marques de Caceres has revealed a new look Rioja Crianza label, made from a selection of parcels from 15 to 25 year-old vineyards located in both Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa.

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