wine

Uplift in on-trade sales of wines from cooler climates

On-trade alcohol specialist Matthew Clark has seen an uplift in sales of wines from cool climate regions such as Austria as consumers increasingly seek out lighter and fresher styles. The UK’s leading drinks distributor reports...
craft beer

Today’s Group shares a guide to the craft beer category for wholesale members

Today’s Group has produced a craft beer guide for wholesalers, following the publication of its recent wine guide. Though craft beer is currently a small percentage of the overall beer category at 4.2% the sector...
limits

Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme – make sure you’re prepared

As the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme comes into force, Chris Dillon reminds wholesalers to get a move on. Illegal sales of alcohol cost the Treasury £1.3bn a year and leave a giant dent in legitimate...
craft beer

The craft beer market is on the rise

The question ‘What is craft beer?’ is enough to make many alcohol experts squirm, yet that is what an ambitious group of craft brewers is attempting to answer. With more than 500,000 new consumers drinking...
carling promotion

Carling launches £3.6M football promotion

Carling is to launch a £3.6M promotion, which aims to ignite football fans’ passion by getting them ready for the season ahead, while driving increased rate of sale of Carling for publicans and retailers. Running...