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Bancroft signs Remírez de Ganuza

Published:  15 April, 2013

Bancroft Wines has been appointed the exclusive UK agent for Rioja producer Bodegas Remírez de Ganuza.

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Champagne Ambassador's Awards open

Published:  12 April, 2013

The Champagne Bureau has called for members of the trade to nominate the UK's best wine educators in this year's Champagne Ambassador's Awards.

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Obituary: Michael Jones

Published:  12 April, 2013

Michael Jones, the former chairman of Banbury wine merchant SH Jones, has died aged 83.

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Rioja generic body plans €8m promotional spend

Published:  12 April, 2013

The generic body responsible for promoting wines from Rioja plans to spend €8 million on promoting the region this year.

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Speed-dating with the suppliers

Published:  12 April, 2013

Hoping to impress some independent merchants this month is Les Vignobles de Foncalieu.

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Double digit sales hike in March for wine and spirits

Published:  12 April, 2013

An early Easter propelled wine sales by 13% and spirits by 20% in the supermarkets while beer sales grew by just 1% during March.

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Hi-Spirits hires Louis Latour's Dan Bolton as MD

Published:  12 April, 2013

Hi-Spirits has appointed Dan Bolton to the newly created role of managing director.

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Drinkaware visitors soar in response to warning people drink more than they think

Published:  12 April, 2013

Visits to Drinkaware's website surged to a five-year high following the publication of research which revealed a gap between what consumers buy and how much they think they drink.

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National Apéritif Day to be held next month

Published:  11 April, 2013

French apéritif producer Maison Lillet has declared May 16 the UK's first National Apéritif Day.

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Grant's and Three Barrels to roll out collectible glasses

Published:  11 April, 2013

First Drinks is planning to launch limited-edition packs of Grant's Scotch whisky and Three Barrels brandy, complete with free branded glass, exclusively to the convenience, specialist and wholesale channels.

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Dunleavy family regains control of Te Motu

Published:  11 April, 2013

Sam Harrop MW is part of a group of private investors that have bought the Te Motu vineyard and returned it to the control of the Dunleavy family.

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Belvedere Vodka adds light-up bottle to range

Published:  10 April, 2013

LVMH-owned vodka Belvedere has added a light to the bottom of its 1.75 litre bottles to make the drink stand...

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GrapePip bids to be the eBay of the wine trade

Published:  10 April, 2013

A fine wine merchant has launched an online auction for fine wines which it says will give customers the thrill of a live auction while offering merchants a neat solution to clear cellar overstocks.

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Majestic to list exclusive Hardys range

Published:  10 April, 2013

Accolade Wines has announced Majestic is to list its award-winning Eileen Hardy Chardonnay from later this month as part of the Hardys Signature range, which will...

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Pre-orders for Naked Wines' ProWein discovery sold in 24 hours

Published:  09 April, 2013

Online wine retailer Naked Wines pre-sold over £37,000 worth of Italian wine in just 24 hours after its maker was discovered by its customer buying team at ProWein.

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Blossom Hill to be sold in 50cl bottles

Published:  09 April, 2013

Percy Fox is gearing up to launch 50cl bottles of the best-selling varieties of Blossom Hill as it looks to broaden the...

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Wine Australia to challenge global image at Savour

Published:  09 April, 2013

Wine Australia is to invite influential figures from the world of wine to what it claims will be the most comprehensive analysis of its wine...

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Bibendum introduces exclusive sherries after extensive search

Published:  08 April, 2013

Bibendum has launched its first exclusive sherries for over a decade after searching for more than two years.

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Stevens Garnier to hold Annual Portfolio Tasting this month

Published:  08 April, 2013

Stevens Garnier is to hold its Annual Portfolio Tasting on April 30 in Manchester and May 1 in London.

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Smirnoff launches new TV ad campaign

Published:  08 April, 2013

Smirnoff has launched its latest TV ad campaign

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