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Somerset cidermaker Thatchers has unveiled a marketing campaign designed to drive sales of its Katy single variety cider this spring.

We Brought Beer is embarking on a crowdfunding campaign to aid ambitious expansion plans, following its merger with beer retailer The Beer Boutique earlier this year. 

Aldi is to introduce a half-bottle wine range and is bolstering both its rosé offer and its top-tier Exquisite Collection.

Kingsland Drinks has invested in a new facility, which it claims will make its bottling business the biggest in the UK.

Bulwark Cider has parachuted over to the UK from Canada.

Love Drinks has added Kamm & Sons British Aperitif to its stable of handcrafted spirits.

Diageo has acquired Belsazar GmbH, the first company to join the portfolio via the drinks giant’s Distill Ventures arm.

Baileys has announced the nationwide launch of the dairy-free Baileys Almande, to help retailers tap into the growing demand for dairy-free products.

Malfy Gin has added a new Sicilian blood orange variant to its portfolio.

A group of Sussex wine producer have teamed together to form ‘Sussex Wineries’ with the aim of promoting regional Sussex Wine tourism.

Waddesdon Wine has been appointed as UK distributor for Château Léoube wines.

Fever-Tree plans to extend its range of low calorie mixers.

Craftwork, a new spirits marketing distribution agency, is being launched into the UK market.

Enotria&Coe has announced Bonterra will be joining its portfolio from this month.

Feudo Disisa, from the Monreale north-western Sicialian wine region, is increasing its presence in the UK.

Kopparberg’s alcohol-free offering outsold Becks Blue, Heineken 0%, Budweiser Prohibition and all the other 0% abv beers on the market during December 2017.

Blossom Hill is adding a new style rosé to its portfolio to tap into the popularity of Provence-style lighter rose wines.

E&J Gallo is launching a raft of premium wines into the UK market as part of its strategy to highlight the diversity of Californian wines, while also extending its reach further into high-end wine shops and bars.

The UK’s largest online beer retailer is opening a bottle shop in London to capitalise on the city’s growing love of craft beer.

Spirits distributor Maxxium UK is rebranding as Edrington-Beam Suntory UK Distribution Limited to highlight its joint owners.

Maxxium UK is to rebrand as Edrington-Beam Suntory UK, while also adding vodka, tequila and Irish whiskey to its portfolio.

Maxxium UK is to rebrand as Edrington-Beam Suntory UK, while also adding vodka, tequila and Irish whiskey to its portfolio.

The Five Points Brewing Co is launching its first round of crowdfunded investment this month in order to meet growing demand for its beers and accelerate growth.

Pure Wild Spirits (PWSL), the producers of Freya Birch Spirit, is seeking £750,000 of investments to fund expansion into premium drinks sectors.

Magners Irish Cider has announced a deal which gives it the title of Global’s cider partner at eleven music festivals across the UK this summer.

Mother’s Day is coming but don’t worry because we’ve got an idea. And it’s a good one. Instead of doing a deal on Pink Champagne, building a pyramid of Bailey’s bottles and offering a BOGOF on yet another pretty looking bottle of ‘craft’ gin, you should be honouring the Old Dears with an agave spirit.

The volume of groceries sold at UK supermarkets reached an 18-month high in February and analysts at Nielsen say the outlook is positive for the sector.

Jura Single Malt Whisky has unveiled a new range of whiskies which marks the biggest launch in its history.

Greene King is backing Old Speckled Hen with a seven-week TV and digital ad campaign that seeks to give the brand “modern day appeal”.

Berry Bros & Rudd has announced that Old Potrero 18th Century Style Whiskey will be available to buy via its retail shops and online, following a 15-year absence.