Distell halted all operations in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal after looters attacked its distribution centre in New Germany this week.

A new law in Russia ordering French champagne to be labelled sparkling wine has caused unrest among producers.

French distributor BBC Spirits has bolstered its portfolio with several UK spirits brands as it bids to drive growth in 2021.

Graham Norton’s wine brand GN Sauvignon Blanc has been made available in Tesco supermarkets in the UK and Kroger stores in the US.

McGuigan Wines has teamed up with TV chef John Torode to work on a new wine and food matching project that will be announced in the New Year.

Jacob’s Creek, the leading Australian wine brand, is to sponsor the UK’s leading chat show.

Gallo Family Vineyards has partnered with Australian celebrity, Holly Valance, to publicise its newly launched Moscato wine in the UK.

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Hands up who was watching The Apprentice last night on BBC?  The teams had to promote awareness of English sparkling wine.

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Wine producer François Lurton has said he expects China to become the largest wine producing country in the world.

Scottish Labour’s Alcohol Commission has rejected the Scottish National Party’s (SNP) proposal for minimum pricing.

The Edrington Group has appointed Matthew Turner as brand controller for Highland Park.

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