COVID-19

AG Barr has been impacted by Coronavirus

Irn-Bru owner’s sales hit by coronavirus

By Michelle Perrett

A G Barr, the soft drinks company that produces Irn-Bru, Rubicon and Funkin, has reported “significant trading volatility” in its interim results following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Video calls represent a new - and growing - occasion for wine. Pic:getty/paulbradbury

8 ways COVID-19 is changing US wine drinking habits

By Rachel Arthur

Are consumers spending more or less on wine? Will ecommerce increase in popularity - or do wine drinkers still prefer traditional channels? Wine Intelligence looks at eight ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed – or is changing – the habits of regular...

Australia's Barossa Valley. Pic:getty/ikonya

Vision 2050: Australia’s long-term strategy for wine success

By Rachel Arthur

Australia’s wine industry is setting its sights on growing in value, with a strong focus on sustainability. “The Australian grape and wine sector will change substantially in the coming decades and will look markedly different by 2050,” says the Vision...

Bars are reopening across Europe after coronavirus shutdowns. Pic:getty/dziggyfoto

Time to #reconnect: European brewers show support for hospitality sector

By Rachel Arthur

Bars and restaurants – and particularly those that are smaller businesses – will need ‘targeted, ongoing and continued support’ as they reopen, says the Brewers of Europe. With one in three beers in Europe sold in hospitality, its success is closely linked...