Wine

Corked: Brexit leaves wine trade unsure of prices

Wine hoarded ahead of Brexit

By Nicholas Robinson

Wine wholesalers are bulk-stocking products ahead of Brexit amid concerns of a potential deal without tariffs on EU wines.

Tops: The biggest-selling brands in the UK on-trade

The Drinks List: Top Brands to Stock 2019

By Nicholas Robinson

With so much conflicting research in the market and varying opinions from analysts, The Morning Advertiser’s Drinks List 2019 reveals exactly what is going on with sales at the bar.

Industry threat: any plans to raise duty could impact alcohol sales

Booze sales could be damaged with duty freeze cut

By Nicholas Robinson

Scrapping the alcohol duty freeze put in place last year by Government is “counter-productive”, and will increase pressure on cash-strapped consumers, the Wine & Spirit Trade Association has warned (WSTA).

How much? Government raking in record amounts on alcohol duty

Government making a mint from your booze sales

By Nicholas Robinson

The Treasury is continuing to make a mint from UK booze sales, despite a freeze on alcohol duty in November, showing the sector can remain fruitful without another hike.

Refresh: the new whiskies will replace the existing range of Origin, Superstition, Diurachs’ Own 16 and Prophecy

Jura launches range of five new whiskies

By James Beeson

Jura Single Malt Whisky is set to undertake the biggest launch in its history with the unveiling of an entirely new range of whiskies for domestic markets around the world.

Too high: tax on the UK wine sector is worrying producers

English wine threatened by increased duty

By Nicholas Robinson

English sparkling wine producers may be put under unnecessary pressure if Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond implements proposals to raise tax on the sector.

Rolling hills: Château Carbonneau is 150 years old

Why buy wine direct from the vineyard?

By Nicholas Robinson

Château Carbonneau stands elegantly at the centre of its 57-hectare estate in Pessac-sur-Dordogne, south-western France, where it has been under the control of the same family for more than half of its 150 year history.