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Wines of Hungary UK will be bringing Furmint February back to the UK in 2020.

Bimber Distillery has announced the release of the first bottling of its four-year long Founder’s series.

Former Tesco wine buying manager Rob Dixon has joined Provence rosé specialist Mirabeau as its new head of retail for the UK and Ireland.

The UK’s canned wine market is now worth more than £3.6 million, having increased 125% in the year to August 2019, according to the latest data.

Majestic Wine has confirmed it will be keeping all of its 190 stores open following the company’s acquisition by US firm Fortress Investment Group.

Former Tesco BWS boss and Berry Bros chief executive Dan Jago has landed a new job heading up gun maker James Purdey & Sons.

Love Drinks has added two limited-edition Swedish gins from craft distiller Herno.

Black Cow has launched its first advertising campaign, in time for the festive season.

When We Are Giants has become the exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for New Zealand’s Jumping Goat coffee liqueur.

Accolade Wines has appointed Caroline Thompson-Hill to the role of European Marketing Director.

J&B Rare is tapping into the hard seltzer trend by championing the versatility and “blendability” of the Scotch whisky brand.

Lowlander Beer has brought out a new Winter IPA brewed with recycled Christmas tree spruce needles as part of its zero-waste ‘From Tree to Tipple’ campaign.  

Edinburgh Gin has launched its biggest-ever campaign - including its first TV advert - backed by a multi-million pound investment.

Heaven Hill Distillery has appointed Proof Drinks as its UK distributor for brands such as Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, Rittenhouse and Mellow Corn.

Willow has been reformulated a year after launch to take advantage of the CBD boom and to reduce its abv from 4.4% to 0.5%.

A botanical spirit inspired by plants native to the Cornish coastline has joined the UK’s line-up of alcohol-free drinks.

Tiny Rebel’s Cwtch has faced the Portman Group for the second time in two years, resulting in the producer being asked to make further amends to the can’s design to prevent it from appealing to under-18s.

Plymouth Gin has launched a marketing campaign that brings to life the South West’s approach to “doing things ‘Proper’”.

Another craft beer has had to face examination by the Portman Group, after a member of the public complained that the artwork could appeal to under 18s. The complaint, which has been upheld, was about a 33cl can of Thrill Seeker by Oakham Ales and it is the latest in of a number of complaints against craft beers for the same reason.

The WSTA has called upon the next Chancellor to cut the duty on wine after HMRC reported dwindling revenues from taxing the category.

A family from Lancashire has created a range of gins inspired by recipe books dating back to the 1700s.

Paragon Brands has become the exclusive distributor for the Pusser’s family of premium rums in the UK.

Reliquum has launched an apple brandy made with Opal apples grown on the producer’s Essex farm. Each 50cl bottle contains 28kg of apples, which would otherwise have gone to waste.

An English red wine has scooped a coveted gold medal at the International Wine Challenge for the first time.

East Anglian brewer Woodforde’s has created a special beer to commemorate Norwich striker Teemu Pukki’s efforts in helping Finland qualify for Euro 2020.

Islay whisky producer Bowmore has teamed up with Aston Martin for a series of limited-edition bottlings and marketing events.

Paul Beavis is to step down from his role as Champagne Lanson's managing director for UK & North America in December this year.

Rhône Valley producer Cellier des Dauphins is bidding to boost the region’s reputation for quality wines by championing a number of premium ranges.

Langstane Liquor Company has added a whisky to its portfolio that has been specifically designed to be complementary in long drinks.

The Labour Party has pledged to review the evidence on minimum unit pricing if it secures a majority in the upcoming general election.