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Edinburgh Gin has launched its biggest-ever campaign - including its first TV advert - backed by a multi-million pound investment.

Heaven Hill Distillery has appointed Proof Drinks as its UK distributor for brands such as Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, Rittenhouse and Mellow Corn.

Willow has been reformulated a year after launch to take advantage of the CBD boom and to reduce its abv from 4.4% to 0.5%.

A botanical spirit inspired by plants native to the Cornish coastline has joined the UK’s line-up of alcohol-free drinks.

Tiny Rebel’s Cwtch has faced the Portman Group for the second time in two years, resulting in the producer being asked to make further amends to the can’s design to prevent it from appealing to under-18s.

Plymouth Gin has launched a marketing campaign that brings to life the South West’s approach to “doing things ‘Proper’”.

Another craft beer has had to face examination by the Portman Group, after a member of the public complained that the artwork could appeal to under 18s. The complaint, which has been upheld, was about a 33cl can of Thrill Seeker by Oakham Ales and it is the latest in of a number of complaints against craft beers for the same reason.

The WSTA has called upon the next Chancellor to cut the duty on wine after HMRC reported dwindling revenues from taxing the category.

A family from Lancashire has created a range of gins inspired by recipe books dating back to the 1700s.

Paragon Brands has become the exclusive distributor for the Pusser’s family of premium rums in the UK.

Reliquum has launched an apple brandy made with Opal apples grown on the producer’s Essex farm. Each 50cl bottle contains 28kg of apples, which would otherwise have gone to waste.

An English red wine has scooped a coveted gold medal at the International Wine Challenge for the first time.

East Anglian brewer Woodforde’s has created a special beer to commemorate Norwich striker Teemu Pukki’s efforts in helping Finland qualify for Euro 2020.

Islay whisky producer Bowmore has teamed up with Aston Martin for a series of limited-edition bottlings and marketing events.

Paul Beavis is to step down from his role as Champagne Lanson's managing director for UK & North America in December this year.

Rhône Valley producer Cellier des Dauphins is bidding to boost the region’s reputation for quality wines by championing a number of premium ranges.

Langstane Liquor Company has added a whisky to its portfolio that has been specifically designed to be complementary in long drinks.

The Labour Party has pledged to review the evidence on minimum unit pricing if it secures a majority in the upcoming general election.

Speciality Brands has been appointed as UK distributor for Beluga Noble Russian vodka.

Shares in Naked Wines decreased 3.2% this morning after the shock announcement that founder Rowan Gormley will step down as chief executive after Christmas.

Big Drop Brewing Co has announced it has made a deal with Milk & More so that consumers can get its beers delivered directly to their door.

Corks Out founder Ruth Yates has expressed her sadness at the news that its Chester store has closed down.

The Lakes Distillery has introduced a new bottle design for The Lakes Vodka, to bring it in line with its recent whisky and gin releases.

TWP Wines has launched a Sparkling Grillo to add to its recently revamped “Green to the Extreme” organic Sicilian range.

The Benevolent has launched its 2019 Online Silent Auction with the aim of raising £10,000.

Two-thirds of drinks retailers believe a Conservative victory would offer the best outcome in next month’s general election. 

Australian Vintage believes it has created the best alcohol-free wines in the business after perfecting its production techniques during an intensive two-year process. 

Franklin & Sons has unveiled a new sub-brand, designed to appeal to “health-conscious consumers seeking pioneering and delicious flavours”.

Silk Road Distillers is hoping to kickstart a new drinks category with the launch of its white spiced rum, which it created to show consumers that there is more to white rum than coconut.

Heineken has maintained its ties with football by extending its Champions League sponsorship and signing on as the official beer of Euro 2020.