Wine

Sales slow down: managed pubs have suffered recently

Managed pub, bar and restaurant sales slow down

By James Beeson

Like-for-like sales in Britain’s pub, bar and restaurant groups were ahead just 0.2% nationally compared to last August, according to the latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Spending more: consumers continue to buy less, but more premium alcoholic drinks

Posh plonk sales up in branded pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Brits are spending more to guzzle premium alcoholic drinks in branded pubs and fancy upmarket bars, CGA Alcohol Sales Tracker report data shows.

Help and guidance: the new brochure aims to help pubs optimise their wine offer

Wine brochure launched by Molson Coors

By Nikkie Sutton

Drinks giant Molson Coors has launched its 2017 wine brochure, which aims to help licensees boost wine sales by building the right range for their customers.

Fake: Europol seized wine purporting to be a famous and protected red wine from Italy

APPG set up to probe illicit trade

By Fred A'Court

MPs will investigate illicit trade across a range of sectors, including alcohol, as part of a new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) formed to push the problem up the political agenda.

Great British Pub Awards 2017: The winners will be revealed at the Hilton on Park lane on 7 September

Meet the GBPA nominees: Best Wine Bar/Pub

By Ed Bedington

Our penultimate set of previews for the finalists in this year’s John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards are the nominees in the Best Wine Bar/Pub category.

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Drink drive casualties on the rise

By James Beeson

The number of people seriously injured in drink drive accidents has risen by 9% over the space of a year, according to the latest statistics from the Department for Transport (DfT).