Tag: alcohol pricing

Bordeaux ’17 Pricing Causes Backlog of Wine Stocks, Liv-ex Says | Bloomberg

Bordeaux ’17 Pricing Causes Backlog of Wine Stocks, Liv-ex Says | Bloomberg

High prices for Bordeaux 2017 compared with similar prior vintages, and restrained demand from buyers focusing on a few top labels, is leading to wine stocks backing up at merchants in the French port and a squeeze on margins through the supply chain, according to London-based online wine market Liv-ex. Average 2017 prices for wines […]

This Derby pub hikes up the price of pints when England are playing | Derbyshire Live

This Derby pub hikes up the price of pints when England are playing | Derbyshire Live

This Derby pub has been found hiking up the prices of pints when England are playing in the world cup. Walkabout in Market Place, owned by Stonegate Pubs, is increasing its prices by up to 30p per drink. However, the business says it is common practice to do this and it is using the extra […]

Rombauer Vineyards shows how luxury wine can raise prices in discount world | North Bay Business Journal

Rombauer Vineyards shows how luxury wine can raise prices in discount world | North Bay Business Journal

“We weren’t focused on the next new fad on developing styles,” he said. “We were focused on varietal purity, making the purest expressions of any variety we were involved with and polishing them every year. That focus helped us become known as a very reliable, committed, serious provider of wines at a favorable price for […]

Minimum unit pricing in England is back under consideration | The Drinks Business

Minimum unit pricing in England is back under consideration | The Drinks Business

Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, junior health minister Steve Brine said health officials carry out a “review of the evidence for minimum unit price in England,” as part of the government’s commitment to tackling problem drinking. “That’s why we are developing a new alcohol strategy,” he said. Scotland became the first country to […]

SNP’s new minimum alcohol pricing law has HUGE Amazon ‘loophole’ | Express

SNP’s new minimum alcohol pricing law has HUGE Amazon ‘loophole’ | Express

On the day the new legislation came into force north of the Border, we were able to purchase two boxes of drink for considerably less than it would now cost in Scotland. Our order from online shopping giant Amazon was dispatched from Doncaster in South Yorkshire, therefore avoiding the minimum price of 50p per unit […]

Minimum Pricing: English whisky shops near Scots border expect surge in customers | The Scotsman

Minimum Pricing: English whisky shops near Scots border expect surge in customers | The Scotsman

English whisky shops just south of the border are anticipating a surge in Scottish customers following the implementation’s of Scotland’s minimum alcohol pricing laws. Yesterday was a landmark day for Scots as retailers will now need to ensure a unit of alcohol is not priced below 50p. The moves comes as the Scottish Government attempt […]

Minimum alcohol pricing: Scotland’s elite have their priorities all wrong | The National

Minimum alcohol pricing: Scotland’s elite have their priorities all wrong | The National

At night there would be a special reception at Holyrood for those higher up the social ladder. This would include all the advisors and lobbying firms who filled their boots from the millions spent by the Scottish Government pushing its legislation through the courts and influencing broadcasters and newspapers. The champagne would be flowing at […]

Watch: Minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland | Euronews

Watch: Minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland | Euronews

Let’s say you have a drinking problem — as a nation — and, let’s say, as the government, you wanted to do something about that. What are your options? There’s restricting alcohol or banning alcohol sales, there’s taxation which raised prices on all alcohol. But come May 1st, Scotland will become the first country to […]

Alison Douglas: I welcome minimum unit pricing for alcohol | The Scotsman

Alison Douglas: I welcome minimum unit pricing for alcohol | The Scotsman

The historic introduction of Minimum Unit ­Pricing (MUP) of ­alcohol is just weeks away and will mark a significant turning point in ­Scotland’s damaging relationship with drink. When this life-saving ­policy comes into effect on May 1, the positive impact on the nation’s health will be felt in a matter of months. In the first […]

Bottling Fine Wine, With Notes Of Data | PYMNTS.com

Bottling Fine Wine, With Notes Of Data | PYMNTS.com

Giving Traders More Confidence One of the reasons behind traders’ previously low confidence in wine trading marketplaces was a lack of objective, transparent and trackable data on factors like pricing and scarcity, he added. Statistics by any source – including data on certain varietals’ pricing, or how many bottles of a wine were left unconsumed […]