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Nc’nean has launched an “experimental trio” of barrel-aged botanical spirits.

The Portman Group’s Independent Complaints Panel has not upheld a complaint about two craft beers produced by UK brewers.

Amathus Drinks has added two more Greek wineries to its wine agency portfolio.

Drynks Unlimited has invested £1 million to launch “the UK’s first 0% alcohol-free distill plant” in Manchester.

Warner’s is introducing a marketing campaign - to run across outdoor, digital, off and on-trades - which will support the full rollout of its latest gin flavour. 

Fine wine merchant Lay & Wheeler has announced it will be returning to independent ownership following a sale to Coterie Limited.

The Tesco chief executive, Dave Lewis, has announced he is leaving after five years in the role. 

Penderyn has revealed the location of its second distillery and visitor centre with the promise of a third distillery in the near future.

Purato, the organic Sicilian wine brand by Stefano Girelli’s TWP Wines, has seen an increase in sales of 62% since the launch of its new look earlier this year.

Marussia Beverages UK has announced it has signed an agreement to distribute Constellation Brands’ craft spirits portfolio in the UK.

Whyte & Mackay is adding to its gin portfolio following the success of its Wildcat Gin, launched in 2018.

Hallgarten & Novum Wines has added its first wines from Armenia and Georgia.

Cellar Trends is to bring the ultra-premium tequila Villa One to the UK in 2020.

The Cotes de Provence AOC area now has a fifth terroir designation (DGC), as revealed by the Conseil Interprofessionel des Vins de Provence (CIVP).

The Whisky Exchange has reported “rocketing rum sales” with an uplift of 165% over the past three months. The soaring rise in sales means rum has seen higher growth than gin for the first summer in five years.

Black Sheep Brewery has extended out of beer and created its first-ever gin, with plans to produce a full collection of sprits in the future.

B2B marketplace Spiritrade has branched out into beer, wine, soft drinks and CBD-infused drinks after noting a strong demand among its members.

Diageo Reserve is launching a limited-edition Cîroc variant in time for the festive season.

Teeling Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey – the first new Dublin-distilled Irish whiskey to be released for nearly 50 years – is being brought to the UK by Maverick Drinks.

Colchester-based wine merchant Mr Wheeler has rescued online retailer FromVineyardsDirect.com from administration by purchasing the business and its assets in a pre-pack deal.

Accolade Wines has reported “significant growth” got its mainstream premium portfolio of wines priced £6 to £10.

Majestic has reported a 77% rise in year-on-year sales of low-alcohol beer amid vast improvements in the overall level of quality within the category.

The Whisky Exchange is celebrating its 11th annual Whisky Show with a series of special bottlings highlighting “the mystery of a cask’s influence”.

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I is the latest producer to announce plans to eliminate plastic rings from all of its products.

Wines of Hungary UK is creating “the largest UK tasting solely dedicated to Blaufrankisch, the most important black grape of Central and Eastern Europe”.

Elixir Distillers claims to be turning navy rum on its head with the launch of its latest product.

The Famous Grouse has launched Wine Cask, the third edition in its series of innovative blended whiskies inspired by different types of oak cask.

Off-Piste Wines has become the exclusive representative for Italian producer Piccini in the UK multiple off-trade.

Drygate Brewing Co claims it has launched “Europe’s first reforestation beer”, and it has pledged to plant 10,000 trees with the proceeds.

Asterley Bros has secured its £100,000 Crowdcube fundraising target and it is now extending this to £150,000 following an “overwhelming response” to the campaign.