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Funkin launches summer pitcher promotion

Published:  31 May, 2013


Mixers producer Funkin has announced it will issue 1,000 'pitcher kits' to help pubs and bars improve their cocktail menus this summer.

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Louis XIII auction raises £62,500 for childen's charity

Published:  31 May, 2013

More than £62,500 was raised at a Louis XIII charity auction this week as the Rémy Martin-owned luxury Cognac house unveiled its latest bottling.

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Canti releases new packaging designs

Published:  31 May, 2013

Italian wine producer, Canti, has released new packaging for its sparkling wines, Prosecco and Asti.

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Portman Group implements new marketing code

Published:  31 May, 2013

Drinks industry regulator Portman Group has launched the fifth edition of its marketing code of practice, which includes tighter monitoring of the internet and tougher rules on linking alcohol to sex.

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Vintage Roots launches own-label wine brand

Published:  31 May, 2013


Leading organic and biodynamic wine merchant Vintage Roots has launched a range of Sicilian wines under a new own-label brand called 'Hoopoe'.

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Bargain Booze takes on Susan McCraith MW as wine consultant

Published:  30 May, 2013



Bargain Booze, the off licence convenience chain, has taken on Susan McCraith MW to help develop its wine range.

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Majority of UK adults drinking within recommended guidelines

Published:  30 May, 2013

The majority of people in the UK are drinking within their weekly guideline amounts for alcohol according to new figures released today.

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UK's first dedicated cava bar opens in St Pauls

Published:  30 May, 2013

What claims to be the UK's first authentic and dedicated cava bar has just opened, only a stone's throw from St Paul's cathedral in London.

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EWBC conference all set for Rioja in October

Published:  30 May, 2013

The sixth EWBC Digital Wine Communications Conference is to take place in Logroño, Spain, from October 25-27.

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Award call for young retails

Published:  29 May, 2013

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is calling for entries into its 2013 Achievement Award.

 

 

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Cloudy Bay introduces new Pinot Noir to the UK

Published:  29 May, 2013

Cloudy Bay, the iconic New Zealand producer, has launched a new Pinot Noir onto the UK market.

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Medlar's Robert wins Moët UK Sommelier of the Year

Published:  29 May, 2013

Clement Robert, head sommelier at Medlar Restaurant, London, has been crowned Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2013.

 

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McWilliam's appoints first sales director

Published:  29 May, 2013

McWilliam's Wines Group has appointed its first sales director for the UK and Ireland.

 

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Oddbins searches for The Palate

Published:  29 May, 2013

Oddbins is to roll out its amateur wine tasting competition for a second year.

 

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Awards call for young retailers

Published:  29 May, 2013

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is calling for entries into its 2013 Achievement Award.

 

 

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Children exposed to more alcohol adverts

Published:  29 May, 2013

Communications regulator Ofcom has asked the UK's advertising regulators to review the rules that limit children from being exposed to alcohol advertising on TV.

 

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Wolf Blass sponsors Ashes coverage

Published:  29 May, 2013

Treasury's Wolf Blass wine brand is to co-sponsor the next two Ashes cricket series on Sky Sports.

 

 

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Wm Grant MD to step down

Published:  28 May, 2013

William Grant & Sons EMEA managing director Gordon Dron has decided to leave the company following a restructure.

 

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China recognises Champagne region

Published:  28 May, 2013

The Comité Champagne has confirmed that China now recognises Champagne's appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC).

 

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Bristol bartender wins chance to create spirit with Diageo

Published:  28 May, 2013

A Bristol bartender has won Diageo's Show Your Spirit competition and will see her brand go into production.

 

 

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