Setting the bar low

After the bountiful Christmas period come two words to strike fear into the hearts of drinks retailers: dry January. Broke and beleaguered shoppers often like…

Diageo’s reserve portfolio shows strong growth

Diageo Great Britain’s reserve brand portfolio grew 24% in the six months, driving a 1% rise in overall sales at the British arm of the…

Lower alcohol wine sales nosedive

Volume sales of wine at 5.5% abv and under are down 12% over the past year. Nielsen’s off-trade sales data shows wines in this category –…