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July 2015

Britain’s top 100 alcohol brands are in the spotlight after the publication of the Grocer’s list of the UK’s biggest  drinks brands. The bottom end of the alcohol market is buzzing: we’re seeing record numbers of applications for distilling licenses, excellent growth for English wines and of course the ongoing rise of craft beer. But is life as good at the top? Here’s our view of the state of the market...

Imbibe Live 2015: trends from this year’s show Imbibe Live 2015 the annual show for buyers, suppliers, bartenders, managers and sommeliers in the licensed on-trade, took place this week. Running over two days, the show included keynote speakers, master classes and training sessions. Almost 200 exhibitors were on-hand offering delegates the chance to sample beers, wines, cocktails, spirits and mixers from around the globe. Here are some of the key trends that we picked up from Imbibe Live...