‘an Afternoon Tea Turned Into Our Surprise Wedding’

The wedding was sprung on guests wearing jeans and t-shirt at a family gathering in Scotland.


Reopened Pubs Bring Little Cheer To Brewers

Many bars are now stocking a reduced range of beers with microbreweries badly hit, warns one business owner.


Brewery Raises £1.3m In Crowdfunding Appeal

The brewery said 85% of its trade dried up when the pubs closed but its packing business is growing.


Is Rum About To Become The New Gin?

As a small but growing number of new rum distilleries open, is the spirit set to see a sales boom?


‘elite’ Alcohol Brand Is China’s Most Valuable Firm

Kweichow Moutai's share price rockets thanks to its popular and sought-after baijiu drink.


Pub Changes ‘unwelcoming’ Name

The Black Boy in Sevenoaks will be renamed The Restoration, Shepherd Neame has said.

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Demand For Water Up 20% As Drought Hits Crops

Anglian Water says people have been washing their hands more often and using more water for DIY.


Whisky Distillery Go-ahead Despite Pollution Fears

Residents fear the distillery will be akin to putting a "chemical plant" near homes.

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Crisis Leads To Brewery Redundancies

Parent company Halewood says it has been "hit very hard financially" by the virus lockdown.


How Factories Change Production To Quickly Fight Coronavirus

How does a gin company start creating sanitiser at short notice? Switching products can be faster and easier than you might imagine ? and can help businesses survive, too.

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