Wine consumption overtaking beer in UK (by thedrinksbusiness.com)

Posted: January 15, 2013 by wynmaker in Beer, Beer News, Wine, World wine news
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Wine has spoken!

Wine has spoken!

 

The number of pints of beer and cider consumed in the UK will fall by 1.6 billion between now and 2018 the Office of Budget Responsibility has said.
Conversely, the number of 250ml glasses of wine will rise by 856m. While the number of cigarettes smoked will also fall by 9bn.

The numbers are part of the OBR’s forecast estimates regarding social habits, which will determine future tax levels.
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