An Armagnac finished in a peated Scotch whisky barrel has been released in a bid to push the region in an innovative new direction.
Innis & Gunn has announced plans to build a large-scale brewery in Edinburgh to meet “exploding” domestic and international demand for its flagship beer.
The Bordeaux region is confident in its ability to maintain surging UK sales growth after enjoying a strong 2018 vintage.
A group of small distillers has banded together to campaign for a reduction in spirits duty for small producers.
Plymouth Gin hopes to reach 7 million shoppers by sponsoring TV shows such as Sherlock, Cops UK and The Killing Season will 10-second idents.
Amathus Drinks has acquired two new retail stores, expanding the business outside of London for the first time.
Gosnells, London’s only Meadery, has launched its first ever Vintage Mead.
Hush Heath Estate has collaborated with a saffron specialist to launch its first beer.
A Surrey-based beer producer has pre-sold more than 34,000 bottles of four different beers produced exclusively for Naked Wines.
The Department of Health has ruled there will be no changes to the descriptors for low and no alcohol products.
Manchester Gin has announced its plans to “end the year with a bang” by introducing a Jeroboam-sized bottle of gin.
Simpsons Wine Estate in Kent has released its first English Sparkling wine.
Diageo has sold 19 brands to The Sazerac Company for US$550 million as part of its strategy to increase its focus on premium spirits.
AB Inbev is relaunching Bass pale ale in a bid to “reignite the premium ale category”.
A raft of organic wines from Sicily is ready to be introduced to the UK market.
Amber Beverage Group is set to acquire the oldest vodka distillery in Russia, and it said the UK is one of the primary markets it plans to focus on.
Fentimans has developed its first Spirit Pairing Guide, designed to help users discover “the perfect pairing of Fentimans mixer and spirit”.
Raasay Distillery has released the fourth expression of its independently-bottled single malt.
The company behind Pinkster Gin has expended its range of liqueurs with the aim of establishing its Hedgepig brand as “the definitive pudding gin”.
Kingsland Drinks has launched the Australian Vandenberg brand into the UK.
A complaint about HappyDown sparkling cocktails has been upheld by The Portman Group's Independent Complaints Panel for failing to communicate their alcoholic content.
Two of the UK’s best-performing wine suppliers will officially merge on January 1 to create a new company called Freixenet-Copestick.
Borough Wines is ramping up its focus on wholesale as it bids to become a leading supplier of wines on tap.
Grower Champagne house Lelarge-Pugeot has been selected to supply a bespoke Champagne to celebrate HRH The Prince of Wales’ 70th birthday on November 14.
Brewdog has appointed David Gates to head up its distilling arm.
Premium spirits importer and distributor, Mangrove UK, has delivered its highest volume of cases of spirits and liqueurs in a single month in the company’s history.
Brothers that evaded paying £3.6 million in tax by distributing illicit beer, wine and spirits across the UK have been jailed for a total of 12 years.
Rooney Anand is set to step down after 14 years as chief executive of brewer and pub operator Greene King.
The managing director of Bargain Booze and Wine Rack is leaving the group to take up a senior role at Pets at Home.
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