Spirits & Cocktails

Duty frozen: tax on wine and spirits will not rise


Wine and spirit duty to be frozen in Autumn Budget

By Nikkie Sutton

Duty on wine and spirits will be frozen rather than increase in line with inflation as planned, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has announced in today (22 November)’s Autumn Budget.

The top brands to stock in your pub

The Drinks List: Top Brands To Stock 2018

By Nicholas Robinson

With the on-trade drinks market moving at an ever-faster pace as operators try to keep pace with increasingly volatile drinkers, knowledge truly is power. Here, The Morning Advertiser brings you the facts behind the stats

The right message: Drinkaware boss Elaine Hindal explains the real problem

Drinkaware: ‘We are not the booze police’

By Nicholas Robinson

It is a busy Friday night in the pub and the punters are out in force enjoying themselves as the drinks flow from behind the bar. Just as things start to get into the swing, a distressed customer storms into the bar and frantically screams: “Everybody...

Top to stock: The Drinks List goes live

The Drinks List: Top Brands To Stock webinar launches

By Nicholas Robinson

Be the first to discover which drinks and trends are driving sales in the on-trade by tuning into The Morning Advertiser’s (MA) Drinks List: Top Brands To Stock free webinar this Thursday (16 November).

Epicentre: the capital boasts a fifth of the total number of distilleries in the whole of England

London re-established as gin capital of the UK

By James Beeson

London is now home to 24 gin distilleries - more than existed in the whole of the England in 2010 – according to new statistics revealed by the Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

Fancy: premium products on the up again

Sales of better bevvies rise again in pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Brits cannot get enough of high-quality drinks when visiting the pub, according to the latest research from CGA, which shows two in five consumers are now going premium.

Well matched: the popular tonic waters have been canned as separate products

Adnams develops its own tonic water

By James Beeson

Family-owned brewery and distiller Adnams has produced its own tonic water to accompany its range of gins and vodkas.

It will be all fright on the night with these drinks

Spooky Halloween drinks to serve

By Nicholas Robinson

Halloween-themed cocktails and drinks could be just the trick pubs need to treat their customers this year, as the festivity becomes ever more popular in the UK.