Vindependents adds Eynsham Cellars to its list of members

Vindependents, the member-owned wine agency, has announced Eynsham Cellars in Oxfordshire is the latest retailer to join the group.

Winchester Distillery releases Spring Meadow Gin

Winchester Distillery has revealed its latest limited edition seasonal release gin.

Cornish Orchards adds Dry Cider to portfolio

Cornish Orchards is introducing a Dry Cider in kegs and 50cl bottles.

Wimbledon Brewery creates exclusive M&S beer

Wimbledon Brewery has created Wimbledon Ale, exclusively for Marks & Spencer stores.

Casella Family Brands injects £2m into Yellow Tail in the UK

Casella Family Brands has announced the launch of a £2 million campaign for its Yellow Tail brand in the UK.

Billecart-Salmon Champagne reveals 200th anniversary plans

Billecart-Salmon Champagne is organising a gastronomic world tour and the launch of an exclusive Cuvee to celebrate its 200th anniversary.

Harrods reveals new Fine Wine and Spirits Rooms

Harrods has opened its new Fine Wines and Spirits Rooms.

Feckin Drinks revamps its portfolio of spirits

The Feckin Drinks Co is rolling out a rebrand of its Irish whiskey, while also introducing a new gin and vodka to the family.

The Good Wine Shop hit by electrical fire

The Good Wine Shop has announced that all staff and shoppers at its Kew store emerged unscathed after an electrical fire raged through the shop.

AB Inbev snaps up Master of Malt

Budweiser and Stella Artois brewer AB Inbev has purchased online spirits retailer Master of Malt as it continues to consolidate its position in the market.

Mobberley Brewhouse ramps up focus on kegs and cans

The Mobberley Brewhouse in Cheshire is launching a range of experimental beers.

Wild Beer Co reveals 2018 series of collaboration projects

The Wild Beer Co has revealed a series of collaboration projects for the year ahead.

Aber Falls introduces new gin to join growing portfolio

Aber Falls Distillery has introduced a new gin to sit alongside its recently launched flavoured gins and liqueurs.

Ab-Inbev and Vice's beer secures national off-trade listing

Vice, the global youth media company, has secured a national listing for its first beer.

Freixenet launches Italian sparkling rose

Freixenet is gearing up to tap into the blossoming rose category with the launch of a new Italian sparkling variant.

Luxco and Niche Drinks make plans for distillery in Derry

A Missouri-based spirits company has acquires a stake in an Irish liqueur firm and has plans to build a distillery in the city of Derry.

Diageo pledges £150 million investment in Scotch whisky tourism

Diageo has pledged to invest £150 million over the next three years to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences.

East London Liquor Company reveals latest barrel-aged gin

The East London Liquor Company has released a limited amount of its latest creation, a barrel-aged peated gin.

Gin subscription club invests in bespoke distillery build

A Hertfordshire-based gin company has revealed plans to open a new distillery, following the success of its subscription gin club.

Clare Balding stars in A Glass With

Clare Balding OBE stars in the first episode of a new series of A Glass With, the podcast hosted by Olly Smith and produced by Richard Hemming MW.

Majestic Wine sacrifices earnings to boost customer numbers

Majestic Wine has warned that earnings will be cut by up to £3 million as it has decided to invest in acquiring new customers for its Naked Wines arm. 

Whyte & Mackay teams up with Edinburgh Fringe for on-pack promotion

Whyte & Mackay is offering drinkers the chance to win a VIP trip to the Edinburgh fringe festival with an on-pack offer designed to boost sales.

Jancis Robinson MW voted wine writer with greatest impact on sales

Jancis Robinson MW is the UK’s most influential wine writer when it comes to impacting upon sales in-store, according to our reader survey. 

Exceeding CMO guidelines doesn't knock years off your life, cheap clickbait wastes your time

Hysterical media coverage suggesting that exceeding the CMO drinking guidelines can shave years off your life has been met with scorn by academics, statisticians and industry insiders.

Britvic reveals full roll out for Aqua Libra range

Britvic Soft Drinks has announced the launch of a new range of infused sparkling waters.

Global Brands adds to RTD portfolio

Global Brands is launching a canned cocktail range to add to its diverse RTD portfolio.

Bestway must work hard to win over Bargain Booze franchisees

Bestway has an enormous job on its hands to win over embattled Bargain Booze franchisees and restore order to the estate following its takeover of Conviviality’s retail division. 

Bushmills releases two rare single malt whiskeys

Bushmills Irish Whiskey has announced the 2018 release of two rare, small batch single malt whiskeys.

Westons lays out ambitious growth plans

Herefordshire cidermaker Westons has laid out ambitious plans to grow sales by 40% in the next five years after moving into the flourishing fruit cider market.

Carlsberg puts innovation and revitalisation at the heart of its plans

Carlsberg UK has radically overhauled its portfolio in the past couple of years and it now feels it can compete in the burgeoning world and craft beer sectors.

Beer and food pairing potential hailed by top chef

Beer is becoming an increasingly popular accompaniment to meals and one of the world’s best chefs has given it his endorsement. 

Bijou adds "unique blend" to tap into pale rose demand

Bijou Wine, the Languedoc-Roussillon producer, has now extended its range with a “unique blend” from Provence, which has been created to tap into continued global demand for pale rose.

Just Miniatures adds Tqilakaze to miniatures portfolio

Just Miniatures has added a tequila to its portfolio for the UK market.

M&S launches British own-label craft canned beer range

Real Ale has helped develop a British own-label craft beer can range for M&S.

Rioja unveils new global identity and message

Rioja has launched a new global identity and a revamped message from the region, following legislative changes that took place in 2017.

Casillero del Diablo launches new premium tier

Casillero del Diablo has launched a new premium tier, which aims to “champion regions in Chile which people don’t know so well”.

Badet Clement reveals two newcomers for UK market

Badet Clement is bringing two new products over to the UK market.

Britvic identifies £2.6bn soft drinks sales opportunity by 2023

Britvic has unveiled its new category vision, which reveals a £2.6 billion soft drinks sales opportunity over the next five years. 

Ciroc partners with Selfridges for Summer Colada relaunch

Diageo Reserve’s ultra-premium vodka, Ciroc has partnered with Selfridges to relaunch the limited-edition Summer Colada variant.

Buckingham Schenk to represent te Pa wines in UK

Buckingham Schenk has been appointed exclusive UK agent for New Zealand’s te Pa Family Vineyards. 

Heineken adds to Old Mout range and revamps Maltsmiths

Heineken has introduced a new Old Mout Alcohol free cider alongside a redesign of its Maltsmiths cans and bottles.

Black Chalk set to highlight versatility of Hampshire's Pinot Meunier

Black Chalk, an English Sparkling Wine from Hampshire, makes its debut this month.

Diageo Reserve adds Casamigos Tequila to portfolio

Diageo has announced Casamigos Tequila and the soon-to-be-released Casamigos Mezcal will join its Diageo Reserve portfolio in Europe.

The Famous Grouse launches everyday premium whisky collection

The Famous Grouse has launched a new range of ‘everyday premium’ whiskies, with the aim of offering blended whisky fans an affordable way to enjoy new styles.

The Famous Grouse launches everyday premium whisky collection

The Famous Grouse has launched a new range of ‘everyday premium’ whiskies, with the aim of offering blended whisky fans an affordable way to enjoy new styles.

Trivento links up with Discovery Channel

Concha y Toro UK has revealed a new media partnership with the Discovery Channel for its Argentinian wine brand Trivento.

Curious Brewery launches small batch beer series with "exciting twist" from Chapel Down wines

Curious Brewery, the brewery owned by wine producer Chapel Down, has launched the first in a series of small batch beers.

Box Steam Brewery reveals "bold new direction"

Box Steam Brewery has launched two craft beers in a bid to attract “the next generation of ale drinkers”.

The Symington family declares 2016 a Vintage Port year

The Symington family has declared 2016 a Vintage Port year, marking the fourth vintage declaration only for all of its Port companies since 2000 and the first since “the magnificent” 2011.

Bargain Booze owner promises "business as usual" after buyout saves thousands of jobs

The new Bargain Booze and Wine Rack owner has promised “business as usual” at 769 stores across the UK after buying Conviviality’s retail division.