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CIVB offers chance to win weekend with top Bordelaise winemakers

Published:  02 December, 2015

Six UK wine lovers are being offered the chance to spend a weekend with a leading Bordelaise winemaker and learn the tricks of the trade, thanks to the Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB).

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Whyte & Mackay goes with Gallo on US distribution for key brands

Published:  02 December, 2015

Whyte & Mackay has appointed E & J Gallo as the exclusive US distributor for its The Dalmore, Jura and John Barr whisky brands.

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Vina Valdivieso appoints brand ambassador to drive sales

Published:  01 December, 2015

Chile's Valdivieso winery, together with its distributor Bibendum PLB, have appointed Jonas Tofterup as brand ambassador and export manager for the UK and Europe.

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Hardys wins gold for Ashes England cricket campaign

Published:  01 December, 2015

Leading Australian wine brand Hardys has won two coveted international media awards for its £3.5 million above-the-line summer campaign celebrating its sponsorship of the England cricket team.

Hardys Ashes campaign

Hardys Ashes campaign

Hardys Ashes campaign

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Martin Miller offering daily prizes in Gin Advent Calendar promotion

Published:  01 December, 2015

Independent distiller Martin Miller has launched a daily Advent Calendar competition on Twitter.

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M&S tops first tranche of 2016 International Wine Challenge

Published:  01 December, 2015

Britain's multiple and discount retailers have taken home a total of 222 awards from Tranche One of the 2016 International Wine Challenge, including 21 gold medals.

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Emperador buys brandy and Sherry businesses from Beam Suntory

Published:  01 December, 2015

Philippine-based brandy business Emperador is to buy the Jerez-based brandy and Sherry operations from Beam Suntory.

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Concha y Toro signs BRIT Award sponsorship deal for Frontera

Published:  30 November, 2015

Chilean wine brand Frontera is to become the official wine of The BRIT Awards, in a partnership between the wine's producer, Concha y Toro, and the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) announced last week.

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East London Liquor Company offers whisky lovers dram come true

Published:  30 November, 2015

The East London Liquor Company is offering customers the chance to lay down their own cask of whisky.

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John Dewar launches new Aberfeldy expression

Published:  30 November, 2015

John Dewar & Sons, the whisky arm of global drinks giant Barcardi, is releasing a new 16-year-old expression for Aberfeldy.

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Harpers welcomes Andrew Catchpole as acting editor

Published:  30 November, 2015

Drinks writer, editor and presenter Andrew Catchpole has joined Harpers as acting editor.

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Wine investment fraud unraveled in insolvency court

Published:  30 November, 2015

Eight inter-linked companies that fraudulently sold wine investments and carbon benefit units have been forcibly wound up in the high court, following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

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US wine booming in UK on-trade, new report reveals

Published:  30 November, 2015

Listings of US wine in the UK on-trade have doubled in the last year, according to a new report.

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Illegal alcohol kills 15 in Russia

Published:  27 November, 2015

Counterfeit alcohol has killed 15 people in the last two weeks, according to authorities in Russia.

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Martin Miller's beats Jensen's to win Graphic Bar Gin-Off final

Published:  27 November, 2015

Martin Miller's Gin has won the inagural Gin-Off competition final held by London's Graphic Bar earlier this week.

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Distell embarks on US spirits joint venture with Terlato Wine Group

Published:  27 November, 2015

South Africa's Distell Group has announced a joint venture with the Terlato Wine Group in the US.

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Sales up at Rémy Cointreau but organic growth down

Published:  27 November, 2015

Sales at Rémy Cointreau rose to £353 million in the six months to September 30, the company has announced.

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Ridgeview wins prestigious UK Wine Guild award

Published:  27 November, 2015

Sussex-based Ridgeview Wine Estate has won the UK Wine Guild's Highest Achievement Award, in a ceremony at the Wine Guild Winter Banquet at London's Vintners' Hall earlier this week.

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The Glenrothes unveils rare 1969 vintage at Abbey Road studios

Published:  26 November, 2015

Award-winning Speyside distillery, The Glenrothes, launched a new tasting platform at Abbey Road Studios this week.

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SNP backs small wine measures to tackle Scotland's alcohol problem

Published:  26 November, 2015

Wine drinkers in Scotland will be offered small measures as part of a new pilot scheme to reduce alcohol consumption, launched yesterday.

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