Asterley Bros crowdfunds to aid expansion

British vermouth, amaro and fernet brand, Asterley Bros, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £100,000. The London-based spirits company, which was founded in 2014…

James Nicholson purchases Highbury Vintners

Irish wine merchant James Nicholson has purchased London independent retailer Highbury Vintners for an undisclosed sum. Nicholson set up JN Wine in County Down in…

Cognac exports to the UK decline

Cognac exports to the UK decreased by 6.7% in volume and 4.1% in value during the 2018-19 financial year. Overall the famous region saw exports…