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Children’s exposure to TV alcohol advertising declined by 62.5% between 2013 and 2017, according to a new report from the Advertising Standards Authority.

Eden Mill has announced further expansion plans following the acquisition of Eden River Brewery in Penrith, Cumbria.

Berkmann Wine Cellars has expanded its premium rosé offering with Château Minuty.

The Oddbins off-licence chain has officially gone into administration, putting around 500 jobs at risk.

The amount of wine produced in Britain shot up by 160% in 2018 as the country bathed in glorious summer weather.

The UK has signed a trade deal with Chile to ensure continuity between the two countries once Brexit finally takes place.

Berkmann Wine Cellars has appointed Guillem Kerambrun as director of fine wine & private clients.

Justerini & Brooks has added Bierzo producer Bodegas y Vinedos Raul Perez to its wine portfolio.

Johnnie Walker’s tie-up with hit series Game of Thrones helped push sales up 14% for Diageo GB for the last six months of 2018.

Thatchers Cider is set to release a new TV commercial, which will air for the first time on February 2, 2019.

Winchester Distillery is to launch its interpretation of an authentic Old Tom Gin, a style that was popular during the 18th and 19th centuries that is growing in popularity.

Cruz de Alba has joined its sister wineries at Enotria & Coe, with a trio of wines now available to UK independents and the on-trade.

A drinks entrepreneur has launched a low alcohol spirit called Willow.

A panel of rum experts gathered together yesterday at the annual Think Rum event in London to discuss the best approaches to educating consumers about rum. 

Dunnet Bay Distillers has added the pink grapefruit-flavoured Old Tom Gin to its Rock Rose collection, inspired by its sell-out citrus-based Artists’ Edition. 

Every year the International Cider Challenge recognises and rewards the wide range of superb ciders produced across the world.

Former England cricket captain Sir Ian Botham has secured a listing at Waitrose for his eponymous wine range.

The trade has reacted with sadness and concern to the news that Oddbins has lined up administrators following an “extremely tough” Christmas trading period.

Oddbins has appointed an advisory firm to look at options for the future, following a difficult Christmas trading period.

Ian Macleod Distillers has been granted planning permission to start work on its multi-million pound redevelopment of the Rosebank Distillery in Falkirk.

Online retailer Wine Direct has gone into administration following weeks of complaints about poor levels of customer service and late or missing orders.

A professor of public health has served up an early contender for the much coveted Most Preposterous Attack on the Drinks Industry 2019 award.

31Dover owner DMD Ventures has reported that turnover grew 98% to reach £11.9 million in the 2017/18 financial year.

Fentimans is adding Apple and Blackberry, blending the two “quintessentially British” fruit to create a new soft drink.

Wine suppliers that do not exhibit at the London Wine Fair will now be charged £60 a day if they wish to attend.

Anspach & Hobday, the Bermondsey-based brewer, is celebrating a successful crowdfunding campaign after raising more than £525,000.

The Walsh Whiskey Distillery has announced it is splitting the business by separating out the existing drinks brands from the distillery.

Malux Hungarian Wine & Spirits is introducing Peter Vida’s wines to its portfolio. The wines will be officially launched to the trade at its trade tasting event on February 4 in London.

North South Wines is gearing up to showcase a number of innovative new additions to its portfolio at a trio of trade tastings spread across the country.

The London Distillery Company is gearing up for expansion with plans for a larger London site to meet increased demand, as well as more space to lay down whisky.