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Sterling reaches six month high against dollar

Published:  23 April, 2012

Sterling reached a six month high against the US dollar of 1.6140 last week and monthly retail sales figures came in much better than anticipated.

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Cracks show in en primeur with Latour's withdrawal

Published:  20 April, 2012

Despite assurances to the contrary, Château Latour's withdrawal from the en primeur system could be bad for business and threaten the traditional Bordeaux marketplace.

 

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No Australia Day Tasting in 2013

Published:  20 April, 2012

Wine Australia is ditching its annual trade tasting in 2013, and will now hold the event once every two years.

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Leading Italian producer calls for greater professional standards

Published:  20 April, 2012

A leading Italian wine producer says there is too much confusion with labelling, and called for greater professional standards to be introduced, given the industry's rapid expansion.

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Drinkaware boss steps down

Published:  20 April, 2012

Drinkaware's chief executive Chris Sorek has stepped down.

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Mischief and Mayhem buys Aloxe-Corton vineyard

Published:  20 April, 2012

Micro-négociant, Mischief and Mayhem, has bought its first domaine in Aloxe-Corton.

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Drinks firms fear Olympic restrictions will limit sales boost

Published:  20 April, 2012

Drinks retailers' hopes for an Olympics sales boost could be dashed as "draconian" restrictions limit the opportunity.

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Strong performance from sterling this week

Published:  20 April, 2012

Sterling performed extremely well this week reaching a 20-month high of 1.2250 against the euro, a five-month high against the US dollar of 1.6075 and strengthened against the majority of other currencies.

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Diageo and Coca Cola launch £3.5m summer campaign

Published:  19 April, 2012

Diageo has teamed up with Coca Cola to celebrate the British Summer in £3.5 million off-trade campaign centred around the season's patriotic events.

 

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Struggling drinks firms should seek help early

Published:  19 April, 2012

Drinks firms shouldn't wait until they're in distress before seeking help in the form of financial support, one expert has said.

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Oddbins' creditors left hanging

Published:  19 April, 2012

Oddbins creditors still haven't got any money back after the company went into administration and, while "preferential" suppliers will recover all monies owed, unsecured creditors will get just 1p in the £1 back, a creditors' report has revealed.

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Casa Silva: harvest report

Published:  19 April, 2012

Casa Silva's technical director Mario Geisse's posts his harvest review for 2012

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Gérard Basset: the new face of French wines

Published:  19 April, 2012

Gérard Basset, OBE, is to be the UK ambassador for  the French Wines - Wines with Style campaign.

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Sterling hit 20-month high yesterday

Published:  19 April, 2012

Sterling had a very strong day yesterday strengthening against all the major currencies whilst reaching a 20-month high of 1.223 against the euro.

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Wine Australia changes to pay as you go funding model

Published:  18 April, 2012

Wine Australia is changing its generic marketing activity on offer to a user pays format - the body argues it will give it a "neutral position" and allow it to be "more agile".

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Stolichnaya puts Nepal adventure up for grabs

Published:  18 April, 2012

Elit by Stolichnaya is offering an exclusive trip to the Himalayas as part of Christie's Green Auction to raise money for ocean conservation.

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Rare Burgundies a hit at Christie's auction

Published:  18 April, 2012

Collector demand for the rare Burgundies of Henri Jayer contributed towards Christie's sale of Fine & Rare Wines in New York fetching £1,500,443.

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Sterling trades in up and down pattern

Published:  18 April, 2012

Sterling had a strong morning strengthening against the majority of currencies before weakening off against the commodity backed currencies.

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Campo Viejo in film festival link-up

Published:  17 April, 2012

Campo Viejo is aiming to bring to life the vibrancy of Spanish culture with a new film festival sponsorship deal.

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Laithwaites stocks Turkish wine

Published:  17 April, 2012

Laithwaites has added a Turkish wine to its portfolio as part of efforts to champion producers in lesser-known wine regions.

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