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ASA rules against "degrading" online #TasteTheBush campaign

Published:  05 November, 2015

The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled against Premier Estate Wines after it received complaints about the company's #TasteTheBush campaign.

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Buckingham Schenk targets on-trade with strengthened wine list

Published:  05 November, 2015

Buckingham Schenk has released a new wine list, designed to strengthen its foothold in the on-trade.

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Chapel Down flags expertise with England's first orange wine launch

Published:  05 November, 2015

Chapel Down has announced the release of England's first orange wine.

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UK consumer confidence hits record levels

Published:  04 November, 2015

UK consumer confidence has risen to its highest level ever, according to the latest quarterly figures released by global insight provider, Nielsen.

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Fine wines sold at a loss as Chinese buyers cut their losses

Published:  04 November, 2015

Chinese wholesalers are slashing the price of imported fine wines to cut their exposure in an over-supplied market, according to a report in the South China Morning Post.

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Virgin Wines full-year results reveal business "ahead of schedule"

Published:  04 November, 2015

Virgin Wines boss Jay Wright says the company is "ahead of schedule" on a three-year plan put in place after its management buyout from Direct Wines in 2013.

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Super premium Mauritian rum gets limited edition first UK release

Published:  03 November, 2015

The Penny Blue super premium Mauritian rum is to receive its first cask release outside the island.

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Bodegas Ramón Bilbao goes back to the future to rebrand

Published:  03 November, 2015

Bodegas Ramón Bilbao has repackaged its range of Riojas to reflect the innovative and futuristic thinking of the 1920s, the era in which the bodega was founded.

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The Glenrothes adds Peated Cask to new Reserve Collection

Published:  03 November, 2015

Speyside distillery The Glenrothes has launched a new expression, The Peated Cask Reserve, as part of its rebranded Reserve Collection.

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DWCC 2015 call to action: start talking to consumers

Published:  03 November, 2015

The annual Digital Wine Communications Conference held last month issued a call to action to the wine trade- stop talking to yourself and start talking to consumers.

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Harvest hailstorms fail to marr first-rate Chablis vintage

Published:  02 November, 2015

Winemakers are reporting an excellent Chablis vintage this year, despite potential turmoil caused by hailstorms as the harvest began.

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Austrian wine producers roll out new classification system for Sekt

Published:  02 November, 2015

After two years of discussion and research, Austria's wine producers have agreed a new quality-identification regime for Sekt.

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Wakefield takes two top awards at Great Australian Shiraz Challenge

Published:  02 November, 2015

Wakefield Wines has won both Best Australian Shiraz and Best Australian Shiraz under AU$25 at the 2015 Great Australian Shiraz Challenge.

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New Zealand wine industry welcomes new EU free trade talks

Published:  02 November, 2015

The New Zealand wine industry has welcomed the possibility of a free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the European Union.

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William Grant announces two rare new limited editions from Kininvie

Published:  02 November, 2015

William Grant & Sons has announced the launch of two prestigious new releases from its Dufftown-based Kininvie Distillery.

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Rapeneau family deal brings first Champagne to Off Piste range

Published:  02 November, 2015

The Rapeneau family has appointed Cheltenham-based Off Piste Wines to distribute its Charles de Cazanove range of Champagnes in the UK off trade.

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Jura launches limited edition gift tins in push for Christmas sales

Published:  02 November, 2015

Jura Single Malt is targeting the UK Christmas market with limited edition gift tins for its core range.

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Master of Malt offers chance to win £1,500 bottle of rare bourbon

Published:  30 October, 2015

Master of Malt is offering Twitter users the opportunity to win a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle's 20 Year Old Family Reserve Bourbon as the culmination if its #BagThisBottle competition.

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Record 2015 harvest set to push English wines to new heights

Published:  30 October, 2015

The English wine industry is set to break £100 million this year on the back of an excellent harvest, according to reports from the Wine & Spirits Trade Association.

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National Majestic listing for award-winning Cotswold Dry Gin

Published:  30 October, 2015

The Cotswolds Distillery has secured a national listing for its Cotswolds Dry Gin in Majestic Wines following a successful regional trial.

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