The final issue of 2023 is here, and Drinks Retailing is launching our new ‘Crush the Red Tape’ campaign in collaboration with the Wine & Spirit Trade Association to call on the government to retain the temporary tax bracket for wine (pages 12 – 15).
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
- With just over a month to go until Christmas, Rachel Badham rounds up the latest industry insights on how to get gifting right (21 – 25).
- In the wine world, Lucy Britner explores the growing interest in lighter and fresher styles of red wine (27 – 28), while wine expert Jason Millar offers listing tips for indies looking to revamp their range of reds (31).
- Turning to spirits, Clinton Cawood takes a look at what retailers can learn from bartenders when it comes to agave spirits (32 – 33). Jaq Bayles also offers the latest insights into the vodka category as producers experiment with taste and texture (34 – 35).
- Our big interview is with founder and CEO of Thomson & Scott, Amanda Thomson, who discusses her ambitious vision for alcohol-free wine brand Noughty (18 – 19).
Plus, read all of our regular features such as retailer profile and meet the maker (42 – 43), the Jeff Evans beer review (40) and Tom Harvey’s drinks marketing column (10).