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Savanna, the South African premium cider brand, has added a hop-flavoured variant to its range.

A retail analyst has delivered a scathing assessment of the failings that contributed to Conviviality’s impending descent into administration.

Halewood Wine & Spirits has agreed a deal which will see it distribute The Glasgow Distillery Company’s premium gins and vodka.

Bargain Booze is trending on Twitter after parent company Conviviality announced it will slip into administration following a calamitous fortnight.

Bargain Booze owner Conviviality has failed to raise the £125 million it needed to shore up its finances and prevent it from going under.

The Japan Food Product Overseas Promotion Centre (JFOODO) has launched a new multi-media advertising campaign to transform the way sake is served and enjoyed in the UK.

Cornish cyder maker Healeys has brought out a new lower alcohol can format for its Cornish Rattler, and the newcomer already has listings with Tesco.

Guinness has launched two new beers, which are available to the off-trade now in bottle and can formats.

Brothers Drinks has announced a multi event sponsorship deal with LWE for the fourth year running.

Craftwork, the newly created sales, marketing and distribution agency, has linked with Spanish company, Osborne, to distribute its spirits brands.

Treasury Wines Estates (TWE) has launched Augmented Reality (AR) technology for its Lindeman’s Gentleman’s Collection brand, along with a new app to bring all of its AR under one roof. 

Marston’s Brewery is launching a consumer competition offering the chance to 'brew your own beer' in its 600-pint innovation brewery, DE14.

Gin has emerged as the absolute star performer in the UK drinks trade, leaving dynamic categories like Prosecco, craft lager and fruit cider in its shade.

Gigglewater has announced its official partnership with the British National Film Academy, as well as the sponsorship of the Best Newcomer category, at the National Film Awards UK on March 28 this year.

The Macallan plans to roll out a new look across its range of single malt whiskies from April this year.

Multi-agency partnership schemes that are designed to reduce crime and vulnerability at night were celebrated at a Parliamentary reception today hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group (APPBG) and the Portman Group.

Moor Beer has opened its first London taproom and brewery on the Bermondsey Beer Mile.

Moorhouse’s Brewery has revealed a new look for its cask beers as well as plans to launch a series of hop-forward beers and a botanical range.

Plumpton College and the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) have announced a new partnership aimed at enhancing university education, research and consultancy for the land-based sector in the South East, with wine-related courses kicking off the duo’s 2018 schedule.   

Brewdog has ramped up its strategy of introducing its beers to more people by buying a craft beer bar chain in London.

Ramón Bilbao has added a white wine partner to its Edición Limitada Rioja red, and one of the very few lees-aged and oak-aged Verdejos from Rueda.

Berry Bros & Rudd has announced the launch of a new selection of own-label whiskies.

Partridges is launching a new Chelsea Flower Gin to commemorate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19.

Spar is kicking off the second phase of its own brand wine range update with two new collections arriving this spring.

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has said it welcomes the latest progress in negotiations between the UK and the EU, stating it is a “decisive step” for the wine and spirit industry.  

A producer has brought out a “boozy blend of cold-brewed tea infused with a matching spirit” to tap into the interest in both tea and gin.

Westons predicts that fruit cider will account for half the category by 2022 and it has launched Stowford Press Mixed Berries to capitalise on the opportunity. 

Waitrose has more than doubled its range of small-batch gins since the beginning of the year as demand for locally sourced craft spirits continues to soar.

Bargain Booze franchisees fear for their livelihood as beleaguered parent company Conviviality desperately tries to raise funds to stop it from going under.

VK supplier Global Brands has announced it grew sales by 16% to £42 million in the year to September 30, 2017.