Heineken report on premium beer makes for a positive read in the run up to Christmas season
Despite the drop in mercury, retailers should expect to see cider sales increase as Christmas nears.
There is no question that gin will fly off the shelves this Christmas, but could rum also be one to watch this season?
Turnover is up at William Grant & Sons
Edinburgh-based gin distiller Pickering’s has got into the festive spirit with the launch of a new limited edition gift pack.
For some consumers, buying premium gin is as much about the bottle as what is inside. But once you have one bottle to display, do you need another?
Malts and gins for an on-trend Christmas
Oasis might have been singing about champagne supernovas 25 years ago, but now it looks like whisky will be the tipple reaching for the sky.
Money-can’t-buy whisky is up for grabs
It might only be a year old, but Wildcat Gin has already expanded its portfolio with the launch of a new flavour.
“This Christmas is likely to be the third in a row dominated by gin, and the average outlet now stocks on average eight different types: two standard, three premium and three super premium. ”
“Christmas is a fantastic time to gift wine to a loved one and is also the ideal opportunity for retailers to encourage their customers to ‘trade up’ to a more premium offering. ”
Whether it’s a lifestyle choice or an ethical decision, more shoppers are seeking out animal-free products, which affects wine
Stirlingshire-based distiller McQueen Gin has signed a second exclusivity deal with Sainsbury’s.
Accolade Wines is going for it this Christmas, with a raft of festive activity aimed at boosting performance across its portfolio.
As the nights draw in, warming reds take centre stage, while sparkling still proves to be a hit across Christmas celebrations