British Beer and Pub Association launches 2024 manifesto in Parliament

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) yesterday launched its manifesto for brewers and pubs ahead of the upcoming General Election. The BBPA said minister and shadow leader of the House of Commons Lucy Powell welcomed the document and the role of brewers and pubs in Britain’s future prosperity.  The speakers were…

At last week’s Wine Paris, David Chatillon and Maxime Toubart, co-presidents of Comité Champagne, laid out several initiatives to futureproof the category and address issues…

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. And in an interview at last week’s Wine Paris, the Consorzio’s director, Diego Tomasi,…

As we leave behind a year of record-breaking environmental events, the trade-off between luxury and sustainability couldn’t be more important. To understand it we first…

Jeff Evans is back with the first beer review of 2024 WYE VALLEY BUTTY BACH RESERVE, 5.8% To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Wye Valley’s…

Fine wine is a widely-used phrase. It fits nicely on signs and business cards, and it rhymes in a pleasing way. It’s also a phrase…

Still Sisters opened its second gin site, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, last November, complete with a working distillery. Co-founder Tori Jordan talks to Rachel Badham about…

Diageo has upgraded its online support platform to include resources for independent retailers. Diageo One, which was previously only available to the on-trade, now includes…

Naked Wines is to promote Rodrigo Maza (pictured) to the role of chief executive officer. Maza,…

Communications regulator Ofcom has not upheld a complaint against a documentary about BrewDog. The BBC Scotland documentary Disclosure: The Truth about BrewDog aired in January…

Actor and producer Cate Blanchett has been appointed creative director at Toku Saké, as the company looks to increase its presence. Blanchett is to oversee…

Enotria & Coe has launched a spirits portfolio as it looks to provide “premium category alternatives”. The Agency Spirits portfolio comprises products that are exclusive…