‘hidden Sugar’ In Pre-mixed Alcohol Drinks

Some cans of spirits and cocktails sold in shops and supermarkets contain eight teaspoons of sugar.


US wine sellers compare Trump’s proposed tariffs to Prohibition

US plans to slap a 100% tax on European wines will hit business as hard as Prohibition, merchants say.


Why Canada’s Cannabis Bubble Burst

Justin Trudeau legalised cannabis in Canada. So why are people still breaking the law?


Whisky Firm Tries To Stop Hotel Using Village Name

The owners of Tomatin Distillery are opposed to the community's name being used for a hotel development.


Scotch Whisky Firm Sued In Us Trademark Dispute

A US bourbon maker files a lawsuit claiming that a Highland Park single malt is infringing its trademark.


In The War On Plastic Is Coca-cola Friend Or Foe?

For many people, the Coca-Cola brand now stands for plastic pollution and childhood obesity.


Festival Celebrates Uk’s ‘biggest Cider Region’

There is evidence to suggest cider has been produced in Herefordshire since the 15th Century.


Gin Ad Banned Over Climbers Drinking On Mountain

A watchdog ruled it was irresponsible to suggest alcohol should be drunk during physical activity.


Tech-savvy Stamp Collectors Energise An Old Hobby

Technology is helping stamp collectors to share their passion and keep rogue operators at bay.


Thousands Of Fish Die After Jim Beam Warehouse Fire

Run-off from the bourbon warehouse fire has travelled more than 20 miles, killing scores of fish.

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