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Long-established business relationships have been put in the firing line thanks to tighter regulations on wholesalers – but this is a necessary evil retailers must face, an industry insider has warned.
Diageo’s annual World Class competition has announced its finalists for GB 2017.
Forget the gin boom, tequila could be the next big thing.
Pernod Ricard’s Q3 results show strong growth in its wine sales, driven by leading Rioja label Campo Viejo.
Canadian winemakers face an array of hurdles coming to the UK: high shipping costs, fierce competition, and difficulties settling on margin and price.
Darnley’s Gin has signed a deal as the ‘official gin’ of this year’s Ricoh Women’s British Open.
Concha y Toro has added additional features to its Wine Wise smartphone advice tool launched a year ago to help retailers sell wine more profitably.
The Schenk Wine Group, parent company of Buckingham Schenk, has acquired Spanish winery Finca Casa Lo Alto for an undisclosed sum.
While Tequila is desperately trying to ditch its shots and horrendous hangover image, those on the board of the Brazilian Institute of Cachaça (IBRAC), would just be happy for consumers to be able to pronounce cachaça.
Hi-Spirits has launched a cocktail competition in a bid to showcase Italian vermouth Antica Formula.
The UK’s flourishing wine industry looks set for another boost with a record-breaking one million vines poised to be planted this year.
A total of 45 new distilleries were registered in the UK in 2016 – a 17% increase compared to the previous year.
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