Do you think cider will enjoy another strong year of growth in 2014?
Off Licence News is campaigning for legal clarity over the Reducing the Strength initiative after an alarming rise in the number of councils banning retailers from selling various drinks.
Representatives from more than 40 councils attended a conference hosted by Suffolk Police this week with a view to implementing a ban on “super-strength” products in their areas.
It’s clear that ordinary retailers across the country are coming under great pressure to remove “super-strength” beers and ciders from their shelves.
Premium spirits supplier Mangrove has broken away from parent company Coe Vintners to create an independent firm dedicated to driving value into the spirits market.
Readers still have time to back OLN’s push to get the duty escalator scrapped in this year’s Budget, as the industry’s efforts to influence the chancellor intensify before his March 19 announcement.
Morrisons has appointed Phil Cave to head up its wine team following the departure of Andrew Turner.
Heineken has vowed to bring Kronenbourg’s Hero Hop Farmers of Alsace back to TV screens after revising an ad that was banned for falsely implying the beer was brewed in France.
Australian winery Penfolds has released its 2014 Bin Series into the UK market as it celebrates its 170th birthday.
A Hackney microbrewery has teamed up with multinational drinks giant Pernod Ricard to create a limited-edition stout aimed at the St Patrick’s Day market.
Berry Bros & Rudd is giving consumers the chance to make their own Bordeaux wines after signing an agency deal with start-up company Viniv.
AB-InBev has launched a rum-flavoured beer called Cubanisto to capitalise on the burgeoning market for spirit infused beers.
The wine trade will succeed if it fights off the threat of innovative rival categories by keeping ranges fresh, pushing new varietals and highlighting wine’s provenance, according to a leading supplier.
Chile, South Africa, New Zealand and France will be the star performers in the wine world this year, according to Ehrmann’s.
North Herefordshire MP Bill Wiggin has submitted an early day motion asking Parliament to debate the merits of scrapping the duty escalator on cider.
The body that represents pan-French appellation Vin de France has picked 87 wines to represent the country this year.
PLB has added Western Australian winery Capel Vale to its portfolio and will distribute a four-strong range across the UK.
A memorial service for Michael Cox will take place at Southwark Cathedral on Thursday, April 10.
A Portuguese wine company is launching a premium range of estate-grown wines after more than 30 years supplying the volume end of the market.
A Chicago drinks maker has hit back at the Portman Group after it was banned from marketing its Four Loko RTD brand in the UK.
Heineken is spending £100 million on marketing a wide range of new and existing brands in 2014 as it embarks on its “biggest innovation year ever”.