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19 November, 2017

Foxhole Spirits adds to its portfolio for the festive season

Foxhole Spirits has released a new range in time for Christmas.

Fifty Conservative MPs have signed a letter calling on Philip Hammond to cut beer duty and scrap inflationary increases in this month’s autumn Budget announcement.

Plumpton College has launched the first in a new series of Wine Talks.

The Wild Beer Co has invested more than £500,000 in a canning line, alongside a branding overhaul for its canned range of beers.

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Online craft beer retailer HonestBrew has launched an investment programme to continue its support of independent craft brewers.

Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines has added 32 new wines to its Burgundy portfolio from 11 producers. Within this, seven producers are new to Hallgarten and the additions bring its number of Burgundian producers up to 22.

New Amsterdam Vodka has launched an advertising campaign to champion those who pursue their dreams.

Blended Scotch whisky brand High Commissioner has unveiled a new limited edition bottle design, as a celebration of the brand’s heritage.

Crabbie’s is moving into the craft beer market with a ginger beer and IPA blend, which the company said is the first of its kind.

A festive ale has been produced especially for Grimsby Town Football Club.

Sailor Jerry has announced it will be supporting Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, ahead of their upcoming UK tour.

The London Wine Fair will be introducing an Innovation Zone at its 2018 show, designed to champion innovation in the drinks sector.

The Cognac category has revealed a new brand identity for the Cognac appellation to better illustrate the spirit of Cognac and the region.

Domaine Sainte Rose has completed a challenge set by Naked Wines to produce a Sparkling Shiraz.

The UK Supreme Court has given the Scotland the green light to introduce a minimum unit price of 50p following a five-year battle.

UK wine businesses have joined forces to call for a freeze in wine duty at the Budget next week.

Family-owned Austrian winery Höpler is launching a new, online wine subscription club for UK fans.

WiseHead Productions has launched a portfolio of zero proof drinks in order to “define a new category of non-alcoholic, sophisticated drinks for adults to enjoy during the moments they choose not to drink alcohol”.

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