This year saw the earliest Champagne harvest in the drink’s history.
Champagne was the drink of choice for many as the end of the big staycation summer drew to a close.
Nick Jackson MW is launching The School of Taste, a global online wine education platform offering live interactive webinar tasting courses and pre-recorded content to wine professionals and students as well as amateur enthusiasts.
Royal Slope is the newest American Viticultural Area (AVA) in Washington.
Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has launched a new look and feel across range.
Social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England from September 14.
Hampshire wine producer Hattingley Valley Wines has been crowned Supreme Champion 2020 at this year’s WineGB Awards.
Journey’s End has launched a new range of six wines with Augmented Reality labels.
De Bortoli Wines has launched a range of three sustainably produced wines under the new label, 17 Trees.
Hobgoblin is launching its “most-inspired and far-reaching” campaign to date, in the run up to Hallowe’en.
Wines of Great Britain (WineGB) predicts “strong positive growth in sales” for English and Welsh wines, and its contribution to the economy through employment and tourism, according to its latest industry survey.
Halewood Wines & Spirits has changed its name to Halewood Artisanal Spirits, as part of a long-term strategy shift for the company.
The move follows last month’s announcement that it planned to close the site of its headquarters in Huyton, Merseyside.
A new urban winery has opened in Cambridge.
Tipples of Manchester is running a competition through September to give away a full set of rare bourbons.
The final region Majestic Wine is focusing on for the Autumn phase of its 2020 range review is Spain.
Bancroft Wines is the latest in a raft of importers and distributors to take on a producer from Field, Morris & Verdin’s (FMVs) increasingly depleted portfolio.
The Whisky Exchange has reported a 41% increase in sales of cocktail bitters in 2020, compared with 2019, as cocktail fans “brought the bar to their homes”.
Off-trade sales growth slowed in the week ending August 22 compared to the same week in 2019, but this is predominantly due to the phasing of the August bank holiday, which fell a week later in 2020.
In the latest glimpse at Majestic Wine's 2020 range review for the Autumn months, DRN caught up with Beth Pearce MW to find out more about the new additions from Regional France.
Drinks by the Dram has revealed a new line-up of advent calendars for 2020.
Majestic Wine is introducing a raft of wines this Autumn, as part of its 2020 range review. To find out more DRN caught up with wine buyer Nadia Williamson, who has worked on enhancing the retailer’s South Africa, Italy and Beaujolais ranges.
Majestic Wine is gearing up to introduce the next tranche of wines from its 2020 range review, following the success of the first wines, which led to “marked sales increases across all completed reviews”.
Waitrose has agreed a new delivery partnership with Deliveroo, which will allow thousands of households to have food and drink delivered in as little as 30 minutes.
Pernod Ricard UK is set to reintroduce Powers Irish Whiskey’s Gold Label expression to the UK.
The GlenDronach Distillery has announce the exclusive release of The GlenDronach Kingsman Edition 1989 Vintage, the second expression created in collaboration with Matthew Vaughn, to mark the upcoming release of “The Kingsman” by 20th Century Studios and Marv, coming to theatres soon.
Awin Barratt Siegel has launched a new volcanic wine Le Tracteur Vert, from the Côtes d’Auvergne region of France.
The Isle of Wight Distillery has unveiled a new look for Mermaid Salt Vodka and made the grain-based spirit available nationally for the first time.
Kopparberg has teamed up with East London rapper, Kojey Radical, to mark the launch of its new Dark Fruit Spiced Rum.
Brew By Numbers and Bimber Distillery have released their first collaboration beer.
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