Vineyards across France have been hit hard by overnight frosts, partially compromising the 2021 harvest.

An ambitious start-up aims to turn hard seltzers into a hot summer drinks trend within the UK market.

Pure Piraña, Heineken’s hard seltzer brand, has announced an expansion into Europe following its exports into Mexico and New Zealand last year.

Hard seltzer brand White Claw has launched its Mango variety in the UK through supermarket chain Tesco.

The UK hard seltzer market is expected to reach a value of £75m by 2023 according to a report commissioned by DRTY.

Bibendum CEO Michael Saunders has warned the UK wine trade that business conditions will remain “tough” in 2013 and voiced his “violent objections” to minimum unit proposals.

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