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Charles Wells partners St Killian as its new importer in USA sales drive

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Charles Wells, the Bedford (UK) brewer has announced the latest stage of its North America sales drive with its portfolio moving to St Killian Importing Co as its Importer for the USA. The move follows a similar change in Canada in 2015 when the Charles Wells brands were moved from Bruce Ashley Group to Kirkwood… Read more »

Estrella Damm brings La Boqueria to London

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The pairing of delicious food and drink spans cultures and brings people together across the globe. Now premium beer Estrella Damm is bringing the epitome of Spanish gastronomy and foodie culture to Old Spitalfields Market for Londoners to enjoy right on their doorstep. Estrella Damm’s lifelong friends, and another iconic Barcelona legend, La Boqueria Market,… Read more »

Exciting new concept set to change Baldock pub life forever

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An exciting new pub concept, based around artisan pizzas and delicious beer, is set to bring Baldock pub and casual dining life a welcome boost. Pizza, Pots and Pints, which is operated by Bedfordshire’s Charles Wells brewery, is taking over The Old White Horse on Station Road and is hoping to open in time for the… Read more »

Dakota Johnson stars in ‘Vale’ the first Estrella Damm short film.

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Estrella Damm is proud to present ‘Vale’ a new short film by award winning Alejandro Amenábar (The Others), starring Dakota Johnson (50 Shades of Grey, A Bigger Splash), Natalia Tena (Harry Potter, Game of Thrones) and Quim Gutiérrez (3 Bodas de más, Primos) that gives a warm-hearted insight into friendship in the Mediterranean, as a… Read more »

Charles Wells Bombardier POS leads the charge for increased footfall and profits with digital boost for St George’s Day weekend

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Charles Wells has added modern, digital marketing collateral to its Bombardier brand point of sale pack (POS) to lead the charge for increased footfall and profits over the St. George’s day weekend. The promotional support for Bombardier, which is synonymous with England and St George, features well known actor and comedian Bob Mortimer and will… Read more »

Taste of the Brewery

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We’re delighted to announce that on Thursday 21st April we’ll be hosting a Taste of the Brewery, our first ever beer and food matching event here at the Charles Wells brewery in Bedford. This is one of the first occasions on which we’ve ‘opened the brewery gates’ in this way, and with tickets at just… Read more »

Charles Wells announces steady progress with turnover and operating profit up

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Charles Wells has announced an increase of 4% in operating profit before exceptional costs alongside a steady programme of investment in its assets. The Bedford based brewer and pub operator recorded an operating profit of £8m in its annual accounts for the year to September 2015, attributed to steady sales margins and strong cost control… Read more »

Charles Wells opens 12th French site with new pub in Paris

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Bedfordshire brewer, Charles Wells has opened a second pub in Paris. Named The Cross of St George, the new pub joins the company’s French division bringing the traditional English pub experience to people across the Channel. Charles Wells France purchased the new site in October. Based in the St George’s district in the north of… Read more »