Waitrose sells out of its Heston Blumenthal gin

Waitrose has seen “unprecedented sales” of its festive Heston from Waitrose gin, and it has now doubled its initial order for the product after it sold a month’s worth of stock in just one day.

Taittinger releases limited edition FIFA World Cup 2018 bottle

Champagne Taittinger has released a limited edition bottle of its Brut Reserve NV to celebrate its association with the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Boutinot adds Hungarian wine producers to its portfolio

Boutinot is adding the first Hungarian wines to its portfolio; the wine company has a selection of “quality and characterful” wines from two Hungarian producers, which it can now offer to independent retailers.

California hit with second bout of wildfires

California is battling with more wildfires in the south, just weeks after northern California was hit by fires which devastated many of the region’s vineyards.

Langham Wine Estate reveals Blanc de Noirs 2013

Langham Wine Estate has added Langham Blanc de Noirs 2013 to its portfolio in time for Christmas.

Thatchers extends Haze variant with new multi-pack

Thatchers is introducing a 10-can multi-pack for its Thatchers Haze Cider to tap into the popularity of both the brand and this smaller multi-pack format.

Aber Falls launches range of flavoured gins and liqueurs

Aber Falls Distillery has launched its first range of premium flavoured gins and liqueurs.

London gets new non-alcoholic brewery

Nirvana Brewery, which claims to be the UK’s only non-alcoholic brewery based in East London, has launched two beers into the off-trade.

Berry Bros increases stake in Anchor Distilling

Berry Bros & Rudd has announced it has increased its stake in Anchor Distilling Company.

Co-op supports UK launch of first Lebanese Fairtrade wine

The Co-op has announced it is to become the first supermarket in the UK to stock a Fairtrade wine from Lebanon.

Copestick Murray purchases Free Run Wines

Copestick Murray has purchased French wine specialist Free Run Wines and is now busy integrating the team into its growing business.

Clamato heads to UK with festive savoury cocktail

Clamato, described as ‘the cult US tomato cocktail juice with a twist’, has released a festive campaign in the UK.

Moor Beer adds Bermondsey Beer Mile base

Bristol-based brewery Moor Beer has acquired a 2,000 square foot premises in London’s Bermondsey Beer Mile.

Liverpool sees launch of joint brewery and distillery

The former MD of Caledonian Brewery has opened a new brewery, distillery and retail space in Liverpool.

Rioja Wine Educators Programme 2018 is open for applicants

Registration is now open for the 2018 Rioja Wine Educators Programme.

Danish gin secures UK off-trade listings

Kongsgaard Raw Gin has been launched into the UK off-trade, with initial listings in Harvey Nichols, The Whisky Exchange and Amazon.

Thatchers extends its Cider Barn range of special vintage ciders

Thatchers is introducing Dabinett and Redwood variants to its Cider Barn range.

Best of beer writing recognised in annual awards

Adrian Tierney-Jones has been named Beer Writer of the Year 2017 at the British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards ceremony.

Jack Daniel's introduces Single Barrel Barrel Strength

Jack Daniel’s has launched a new expression as part of its Single Barrel Collection.

The Benevolent's Thanks for Giving auction raises £25,500

The Benevolent has raised more than £25,500 at its ‘Thanks for Giving’ online silent auction.

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