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Aldi is launching the ‘At-Home Bar’ mixed case to continue to tap into the trend for creating bar experiences in the home.

A temporary limit has been placed on Cava production for the second year in a row.

WineGB has announced a number of board changes.

Grimbergen, known for its Belgian-style beers, has unveiled its innovative new brewery inside the famous Grimbergen Abbey near Brussels, Belgium.

Grimbergen, part of the Carlsberg Group. has unveiled its new brewery inside the famous Grimbergen Abbey near Brussels, Belgium.

The Association of Wine Educators (AWE) has appointed Mandy Stevens as its new chairperson.

Cambridge Distillery is introducing Three Seasons Gin, which will join an illustrious collection of ‘world firsts’ from the distiller including Anty Gin - the first gin distilled from insects, Japanese Gin - the first gin distilled purely from Japanese botanicals complementing the juniper, and Truffle Gin - the first digestif gin made from white Piedmont truffle.

Chilean winery, MontGras is launching three new wine ranges in the UK – MontGras Organic, Day One and DeVine Reserva – which will be distributed by North South Wines.

Herdade do Mouchão, a family-owned estate now owned by the sixth generation of a British-Portuguese family, is set to focus on the UK independent trade by offering a new summer promotion on three of its key table wines.

Kingsland Drinks and Barón de Ley plan to target UK wine drinkers with a consumer campaign, headed up by celebrity chef, Omar Allibhoy, also known as “The Spanish Chef.”

Grace O’Malley, the spirits brand which brought premium blended Irish whiskey to the UK in March, is now launching its Heather Infused Irish Gin in time for World Gin Day on June 12. 

Westons Cider has unveiled a new £3 million canning line at its Herefordshire mill.

The first digital London Wine Fair has been hailed as “the most significant online event for the drinks industry to date”.

Sambuca brand Molinari has appointed premium drinks distributer Mangrove UK to handle its distribution in the UK. 

Liquid Icons has announced a series of new scholarships for BAME/ BIPOC students.

Ehrmanns-owned wine brand Beefsteak Club has launched a new consumer campaign “to beef up Britain’s BBQs”.

Wines of Great Britain (WineGB) is encouraging the trade to get behind this year’s English Wine Week, which will take place from June 19 to 27 and Welsh Wine Week, taking place earlier in the month, June 4 to 13.

Heineken is reported to be in talks to acquire South African drinks group Distell, in a move that would add wine and spirits to the brewer’s repertoire.

Most Wanted Wines grew 65% in value in the year to February 26, 2021, making it the fifth fastest growing top 50 still wine brand in the UK, according to Nielsen data.

Pernod Ricard’s wine business, which includes New Zealand wine brands Brancott Estate and Stoneleigh, has announced it will be unable to meet global Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc supply this year after one of the smallest New Zealand harvests in 10 years.

Henkell Freixenet has appointed James Davis MW as vice president for product development.

“Make sure you don't put your eggs into just one basket” is the message for the wine industry for 2021 and beyond.

Babylonstoren from South Africa’s Cape Winelands, has released its exclusive Mourvèdre Rosé direct from its 2021 vintage.

“The UK remains an attractive and diverse marketplace but it is very different from a year ago,” according to Miles Beale, chief executive of Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

Aber Falls Distillery in Abergwyngregyn, Wales, has today launched its first 100% Welsh single malt whisky.

Premium spirits company, Edrington, is relaunching its Naked brand with a new identity.

Drinks retailers need to “recognise their obligations to describe products correctly”, according to The Gin Guild, as it continues its campaign to challenge “deliberately misleading” labelling of drinks which are wrongly called gin. 

Hallgarten & Novum Wines has expanded its French portfolio with 29 new wines from 12 producers from across eight wine-producing regions.

Heineken UK has announced the appointment of Jonathan Ford as off-trade director.

Three craft breweries have joined forces to create a new, ethically-focused partnership and have started by launching a mixed beer case in aid of good causes.