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Wine producers need to rethink bottle sizes

Published:  21 May, 2013

Wine producers should rethink the relative pariah status of mid-sized bottles as health-conscious consumers look for treats in smaller portions, according to a senior Mintel analyst.

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EWGA on the lookout for acquisitions

Published:  21 May, 2013

Carnforth-based wine importer, wholesaler and retailer EWGA is on the hunt for new acquisitions.

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Premium and flavoured products driving drinks sales growth

Published:  20 May, 2013

Sales of premium products and flavoured spirits and beers are continuing to drive sales in the drinks industry.

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Calorie-focused marketing more effective for wine trade

Published:  20 May, 2013

Marketing wine on the number of calories it contains is far more effective than claiming drinking it can be part of a healthy lifestyle.

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Wine trade needs to keep up with sweet-toothed consumers

Published:  20 May, 2013

The wine industry is failing to keep up with changing tastes among consumers, according to drinks analyst Jonny Forsyth of Mintel, speaking at the LIWF today.

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Shippers need to convince trade of bulk wine benefits

Published:  20 May, 2013

Companies offering bulk wine transport services must work harder if they are to win over the wine trade.

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Local convenience stores to see annual £11bn boost by 2018

Published:  20 May, 2013

The UK food and grocery market will be worth £46.2 billion in 2018, according to research from IGD, up a third from its current value of £35.6 billion.

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Research reveals UK consumers still feeling economic gloom

Published:  20 May, 2013

UK consumers remain gloomy over the economy's impact on their personal finances, new research has revealed.

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Gordon & MacPhail releases Rare Old series of whiskies

Published:  20 May, 2013

The Rare Old range of single malt whiskies from various renowned Scottish distilleries has been made available via Gordon & MacPhail.

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New whisky distillery planned for Lake District

Published:  20 May, 2013

A new whisky distillery is set to open in the heart of the Lake District and will be the first in the region for more than...

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Nicolas Feuillatte announces best ever results

Published:  17 May, 2013

The rise and rise of Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte shows no sign of abating, according to figures announced today.

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Morrisons to fast track its online offer with Ocado link up

Published:  17 May, 2013

Morrisons is looking to fast track its move in to online grocery shopping with a deal that will see Ocado, that currently provides Waitrose with much of its online offer, offer a similar service to Morrisons.

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Last call to register for the California Summit

Published:  17 May, 2013

Delegates at Harpers' California Summit on June 4 will be able to get exclusive insights into how the big Californian wine brands are promoting their products, thanks to analysis of promotional activity by brand-tracking specialists Brand View.

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Win a wine celebrity masterclass with Sud de France

Published:  17 May, 2013

Harpers has teamed up with the Sud de France Festival to help wine producers from the region to promote their wines in the UK.

 

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Dom Pérignon releases 2004 vintage

Published:  17 May, 2013

Dom Pérignon has released its 2004 Blanc vintage from a 'near-perfect' harvest.

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"Do you have any Mutton Cadet?"

Published:  17 May, 2013

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New Winery Exchange chief rises to the challenge

Published:  16 May, 2013

“Get on with it and stop moaning” is the message from Winery Exchange’s new managing director, to the UK trade.

 

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Wine theme to Barclaycard's Bespoke Offers

Published:  16 May, 2013

Barclaycard has launched an offers scheme tailored to its customers' spending habits and lifestyle preferences, which includes around 5,000 offers from hundreds of retailers including Tesco, House of Fraser, Shell and Virgin Wines.

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Ottolenghi partners RAW wine fair

Published:  16 May, 2013

Chef Yotam Ottolenghi has partnered with artisan wine fair RAW, which takes place from May 19-20.

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Chase to make biodynamic wine and vermouth in Provence

Published:  16 May, 2013

Potato farmer Will Chase, who sold his £30 million Tyrrells Crisps empire in 2010 to make potato vodka, has added a vineyard in Provence to his drinks portfolio.

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