Code of Practice

To download the 6th Edition of the Portman Group’s Code of Practice on the Naming, Packaging and Promotion of Alcoholic Drinks, click the image below.

We consulted on the Sixth Edition in 2018 and published the new Code on 4 March 2019.  The text of this Code supersedes all previous editions.  Complaints received on or after 23 September 2019 will be considered under this Code.  Complaints received before this time will be considered under the Fifth Edition. 

Please see our response to the consultation here.

Please see below for a list of respondents:

AB InBev
Accolade Wines
Advertising Standards Authority/Committee of Advertising Practice
Alcohol Concern Wales
Ales by Mail
Association of Convenience Stores
Aston Manor
British Beer & Pub Association
Campaign for Real Ale
CPL Training
Department of Health and Social Care
Edrington-Beam Suntory Distribution
Hepworth Brewery
Home Office
Independent Complaints Panel
MaryAnn O’Connor
Molson Coors
Northern Ireland Drinks Industry Group
Pernod Ricard
Public Health England
Robert Humphries MBE
Scotch Whisky Association
Scottish Government
Society of Independent Brewers
Tiny Rebel Brewing Company
Wild Card Brewery

Responses can be found here