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Oddbins sends love letters in attempt to win over Naked Wines staff - report

Published:  26 June, 2015

Oddbins has been accused of trying to poach staff from Naked Wines by sending them wine and love letters.

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Sales continue to fall at Tesco but rate of decline has slowed under new chief executive

Published:  26 June, 2015

UK sales at Tesco continued to fall in the first quarter of its new financial year - though the decline was less dramatic than during the horror show of 2014/15.

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Sherry goes to the cinema with UK premiere at Edinburgh film festival

Published:  26 June, 2015

Sherry producers are hoping for an unexpected boost in profile with the release of a feature film documentary about the fortified wine.

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Schreil to head Absolut production as Asplund steps down after more than three decades

Published:  25 June, 2015

For the first time in 33 years there's to be a change in the person in charge of making Absolut vodka.

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Off-trade brings growth for BWS, but wine and on-trade both decline as market stays 'fragile' - WSTA

Published:  25 June, 2015

A strong off-trade performance has dragged the UK alcohol market back into volume growth for the first time in five years, according to a report from the Wine & Spirit Trade Association.

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Global enters canned cocktails arena by setting off Flare

Published:  25 June, 2015

Global Brands is aiming to make the spirit of cocktail flairing available to everyone with a range of premix drinks.

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Barefoot takes steps to raise seaside profile with beach cleaning project

Published:  25 June, 2015

The Barefoot wine brand is taking a campaign to keep Britain's beaches clean to ix locations over the summer.

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AWC launches cellar curation service and displays wine box made from Versailles tree

Published:  25 June, 2015

AWC Fine Wines has launched a cellar curation service for clients.

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Neil Bruce appointed as the new head of wine for Fuller's

Published:  24 June, 2015

Neil Bruce joined brewery, pub chain and inn operator Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C earler this month as the new head of wine replacing Mark Dally, the current wine and purchasing director.

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Australian body starts search for young hospitality professional for wine scholarship

Published:  24 June, 2015

Young hospitality professionals are being invited to compete for a scholarship with the chance to visit Australia's wine country.

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Nyetimber signs up to be part of Sir Ben Ainslie's bid to win the America's Cup

Published:  24 June, 2015

Prestige English sparkling wine Nyetimber has signed a three-year partnership with sailing's Ben Ainslie Racing as the team embarks on a bid to win the America's Cup for Britain in 2017.

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End of road for iconic green bottle as Mateus says the future is clear

Published:  24 June, 2015

The iconic green glass Mateus Rosé bottle is to be a thing of the past with a move for the Portuguese wine brand into a clear pack.

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Parisian history inspires rebrand for Courvoisier Cognac

Published:  24 June, 2015

Beam Suntory has rebranded the Courvoisier Cognac range with a look inspired by its links with fin de siecle Paris.

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Lanson Champagne year end results down slightly, but looks to expand globally

Published:  23 June, 2015

Lanson Champagne's year end financial results saw revenue and profit slide for the year, but with renewed investment in the brand, building inventory stocks and expanding internationally, Paul Beavis told harpers.co.uk at Vinexpo, he is optimistic about the future of the brand.

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'Fear' of retribution a challenge for the Grocery Code Adjudicator in getting suppliers to come forward

Published:  23 June, 2015

Fear of retribution from retailers is the biggest reason suppliers are not raising issues with the Groceries Code Adjudicator, according to a survey by regulator.

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On-trade business body calls for action on malicious online reviews in wake of CMA report

Published:  23 June, 2015

On-trade leaders have called for greater transparency around online review websites after a report by the Competition & Markets Authority.

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Men spend almost twice as much as women on alcohol in the on-trade - report

Published:  23 June, 2015

Research by the online offers site vouchercodes.co.uk shows man spend on average twice as much as women on on-trade drinking and clubbing.

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Campari reveals Futurist art labels for 2015 limited editions

Published:  23 June, 2015

Campari has unveiled its 2015 limited edition art label bottles, continuing a tradition that started for the Italian aperitif brand when it celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2010.

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Wong wins Wine Business degree accolades at Plumpton College

Published:  22 June, 2015

Some rising stars of the wine trade world have been honoured in the annual awards ceremony at Plumpton College.

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Oddbins begins search for the nation's top amateur wine taster

Published:  22 June, 2015

Oddbins has begun its search to find its amateur wine taster of 2015.

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