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Dry January ‘not in the national interest’ says government

The UK Government is urging people to give Dry January a miss this year and double down on their drinking ‘in the national interest’. The...

Ground-breaking cure for cork taint discovered. Again!

News that a large cork producer has discovered a cure for cork taint has been greeted with excitedly raised eyebrows and jubilant apathy worldwide. Imadim,...

Christmas Day truce in offing for Drinks Twitter

Hopes are rising that Christmas Day could see a 24-hour festive ceasefire on Drinks Twitter. The platform has been the site of vicious and prolonged...

UK sparkling wines to be renamed ‘Sovereign Method’

Fish negotiations might be off the menu, and the Brexit chips seem to be down. But a one-week battle between French and UK wineries...

Vinsplaining voted Word of the Year by Académie Faquebooze

Esteemed linguistic body the Académie Faquebooze has chosen the word ‘vinsplaining’ to be its ‘Word of the Year’ for 2020.  The word narrowly beat off...

Governmart to introduce ‘Australian style’ pricing model

The Governmart chain of shops is to introduce what it calls ‘Australian style’ retailing across all its drinks aisles in the New Year. ‘We’ve been...

Government begins inoculation of pubs against Stay-at-homavirus

The UK government has begun its ambitious race against time to inoculate tens of thousands of pubs against the deadly Stay-at-homavirus. The virus, which is...

UK drinks producers to offer free fish with every bottle

The UK government has asked the country’s drinks companies for a ‘noble sacrifice’ to ease their Brexit deadlock. As of next week, wine, spirit and...

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Diageo results shanty ‘The Walkerman’ – live and exclusive!

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Diageo breaks internet after releasing Q1 results as sea shanty

Diageo has become the first FTSE-100-listed company to have its financial results go viral, after the company released them in the form of a...

An urgent announcement from the Ministry of Brexit

With the people's republic of Brexitania having left the EU, the UK no longer has access to the full European alphabet and must now...

Drinks battle for share of the ‘vaccination occasion’

The fight against Covid might be well established, but new battle lines are being drawn up for drinks producers in the ‘leisure inoculation’ space....

New course to ‘help supermarket buyers tell shampoo from Chardonnay’

The team at the Further Education College for Alcoholic Learning (FECAL) have announced that they are to launch a new vocational course aimed entirely...