Domaine Gayda has launched a range of limited edition wines labeled ‘En Passant’.

Brewdog has launched a beer club that will deliver three new Brewdog beers to subscribers every fortnight.

Jenkyn Place vineyard in Hampshire has released a Jenkyn Place Rosé 2014, to join its recently launched Brut Classic.

Portobello Road Gin has teamed up with premium tonic brand Franklin & Sons to create a ready-to-drink gin & tonic, packaged in a 25cl can.

A record number of bottles of English and Welsh wine were released onto the market last year, according to the latest figures from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

The accountancy watchdog could probe Conviviality after the chairman of the parliamentary work and pensions committee called for an investigation into the “mess” that paralysed the firm.

Freedom Brewery plans to give a full nationwide launch to its ‘My 25th Hour’ marketing campaign, following a successful trial at the end of 2017.

Brown Brothers has announced it is removing its eponymous wine brand from the UK market, despite announcing its intention to relaunch the brand into the UK earlier this year.

Savanna, the South African premium cider brand, has added a hop-flavoured variant to its range.

A retail analyst has delivered a scathing assessment of the failings that contributed to Conviviality’s impending descent into administration.

Halewood Wine & Spirits has agreed a deal which will see it distribute The Glasgow Distillery Company’s premium gins and vodka.

Bargain Booze is trending on Twitter after parent company Conviviality announced it will slip into administration following a calamitous fortnight.

Bargain Booze owner Conviviality has failed to raise the £125 million it needed to shore up its finances and prevent it from going under.

The Japan Food Product Overseas Promotion Centre (JFOODO) has launched a new multi-media advertising campaign to transform the way sake is served and enjoyed in the UK.

Cornish cyder maker Healeys has brought out a new lower alcohol can format for its Cornish Rattler, and the newcomer already has listings with Tesco.

Guinness has launched two new beers, which are available to the off-trade now in bottle and can formats.

Brothers Drinks has announced a multi event sponsorship deal with LWE for the fourth year running.

Craftwork, the newly created sales, marketing and distribution agency, has linked with Spanish company, Osborne, to distribute its spirits brands.

Treasury Wines Estates (TWE) has launched Augmented Reality (AR) technology for its Lindeman’s Gentleman’s Collection brand, along with a new app to bring all of its AR under one roof. 

Marston’s Brewery is launching a consumer competition offering the chance to 'brew your own beer' in its 600-pint innovation brewery, DE14.

Gin has emerged as the absolute star performer in the UK drinks trade, leaving dynamic categories like Prosecco, craft lager and fruit cider in its shade.

Gigglewater has announced its official partnership with the British National Film Academy, as well as the sponsorship of the Best Newcomer category, at the National Film Awards UK on March 28 this year.

The Macallan plans to roll out a new look across its range of single malt whiskies from April this year.

Multi-agency partnership schemes that are designed to reduce crime and vulnerability at night were celebrated at a Parliamentary reception today hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group (APPBG) and the Portman Group.

Moor Beer has opened its first London taproom and brewery on the Bermondsey Beer Mile.

Moorhouse’s Brewery has revealed a new look for its cask beers as well as plans to launch a series of hop-forward beers and a botanical range.

Plumpton College and the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) have announced a new partnership aimed at enhancing university education, research and consultancy for the land-based sector in the South East, with wine-related courses kicking off the duo’s 2018 schedule.   

Brewdog has ramped up its strategy of introducing its beers to more people by buying a craft beer bar chain in London.

Ramón Bilbao has added a white wine partner to its Edición Limitada Rioja red, and one of the very few lees-aged and oak-aged Verdejos from Rueda.

Berry Bros & Rudd has announced the launch of a new selection of own-label whiskies.

Partridges is launching a new Chelsea Flower Gin to commemorate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19.

Spar is kicking off the second phase of its own brand wine range update with two new collections arriving this spring.

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has said it welcomes the latest progress in negotiations between the UK and the EU, stating it is a “decisive step” for the wine and spirit industry.  

A producer has brought out a “boozy blend of cold-brewed tea infused with a matching spirit” to tap into the interest in both tea and gin.

Westons predicts that fruit cider will account for half the category by 2022 and it has launched Stowford Press Mixed Berries to capitalise on the opportunity. 

Waitrose has more than doubled its range of small-batch gins since the beginning of the year as demand for locally sourced craft spirits continues to soar.

Bargain Booze franchisees fear for their livelihood as beleaguered parent company Conviviality desperately tries to raise funds to stop it from going under.

VK supplier Global Brands has announced it grew sales by 16% to £42 million in the year to September 30, 2017.

Bargain Booze owner Conviviality has announced it will be “unable to trade as a going concern” unless it can raise £125 million to shore up its finances.

Bargain Booze owner Conviviality has announced it will be “unable to trade as a going concern” unless it can raise £125 million to shore up its finances.

Bolney Wine Estate and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, have joined forces to create a new sparkling wine.

Fever-Tree has announced it will be the official title-sponsor for the grass tennis tournament held at The Queen’s Club, London.

Small batch distiller and plant expert, Amanda Saurin of AS Apothecary, has launched Fierce Botanics Tonic.

Baron Philippe de Rothschild Maipo Chile is introducing its new three-tier Mas Andes range of wines from the Maipo and Maule Valleys to UK off-trade customers.

Vagabond Wines has opened the doors of its urban winery, bar and restaurant in the old Battersea Power Station and it is poised to launch its first wine.

Concha y Toro has overhauled the packaging for its Cono Sur Bicicleta range as it prepares to launch the brand’s biggest ever marketing drive.

Conviviality chairman David Adams has aimed to quash fears that Conviviality will go under following a disastrous week that cost chief executive Diana Hunter her job.

City of London Distillery has revealed a new look for the brand as well as a bespoke gin to celebrate the skills of the distillery’s team.

WSTA chairman Dan Jago expressed his sadness at the news that Diana Hunter has stepped down as Conviviality chief executive following a tumultuous week.

Conviviality chief executive Diana Hunter has fallen on her sword after a calamitous week that saw the group plunged into financial chaos.

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