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That Boutique-y Gin Company has extended into the RTD category with five of its gins mixed as cocktails and packaged in 33cl cans.

The Benevolent has reported success for its recent social media push for its ‘It could be me’ campaign.

Craft beer discovery club Beer52 has invested in the Brighton-based brewery Lost+Found.

Kopparberg has announced it is ready to add a second flavour to its new premium gin collection, just weeks after it introduced Kopparberg Strawberry & Lime Gin to the UK market.

Nyetimber is launching a major marketing campaign to run throughout the key summer months.

31Dover owner DMD Ventures has unveiled plans to grow turnover to £50 million by 2022 after completing two private investment rounds and investing in new technology.

Chapel Down has reported 10% growth in turnover during 2018 as sales broke through the £13 million barrier for the first time.

Diageo Reserve is launching two ready-to-drink (RTD) formats for its Tanquaray brand. 

Broadland Wineries is developing a number of its brands to extend into untapped opportunities in wine.

US investment giant Fortress is believed to have joined rival bidders in the £100 million battle for Majestic Wines store portfolio.

Whyte & Mackay has launched a lower abv drink, which it describes as “a category defining premium spirit drink from Scotland”.

The London Wine Fair is in “an extremely healthy position” in the lead up to next year’s 40th anniversary show, according to head of fair Hannah Tovey.

The UK wine industry is one of the country’s fastest growing agricultural sectors and three million vines have already been planted this year, which is nearly double that of 2018.

Brancott Estate is tapping into the trends for vegan and organic wines with the launch of a new collection.

Black Cow is reinforcing its sustainability message and the issue of food waste with its first flavour innovation.

Chase Distillery has launched its first-ever advertising campaign to celebrate the success of its range of premium spirits.

The English wine industry should proceed with caution when it comes to segmenting regions by quality or creating a Protected Designation of Origin for each county, according to producers.

The Co-op has pledged to experiment more with different wine formats in future after expanding its range of cans, 50cl bottles and minibottles.

Winchester Distillery is on track to reach its £375,000 crowdfunding target with more than 65% of funding achieved one month before the deadline.

Nisa Retail has expanded its craft beer offering with access to more than 100 UK producers, as a result of a partnership with online distributor, EeBria Trade.

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has announced its Level 3 Award in Spirits is now live, with the first courses in the UK and USA now open for booking.

A number of investors are reported to be interested in buying the Majestic Wines’ 200-strong retail estate, following the announcement in March that the company plans to change its corporate name to Naked Wines with increased focus on its online business.

The Brexit vote has sparked a talent drain that threatens London’s elite status in the global wine trade, according to Liberty Wines managing director David Gleave MW.

Accolade Wines has launched a 37.5% abv pink gin under its Echo Falls brand in a bid to tap into the category’s growing popularity.

number of forces have conspired against the UK’s high-strength beer and cider category over the past few years.

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Fever-Tree is entering the RTD market with three pre-mixed Gin & Tonics in 27.5cl bottles.

Waitrose said it enjoyed strong wine sales in January by treating it with the same care and attention as any other month.

Barefoot has launched its most popular white and rose varietals in a can format.

The UK’s alcohol-free spirits market is poised for further growth driven by a plethora of new product launches and increased consumer demand, according to the latest research.