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Sterling hits 22 month high against euro

Published:  30 April, 2012

Sterling had a strong day on Friday breaking through new resistance hitting a 22 month high of 1.2292 against the euro and an eight month high of 1.6279 against the US dollar as news from Europe and the US drove the market.

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Sterling hits 22 month high

Published:  30 April, 2012

Sterling had a strong day on Friday breaking through new resistance hitting a 22 month high of 1.2292 against the euro and an eight month high of 1.6279 against the US dollar as news from Europe and the US drove the market.

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Drinks trade makes the Rich List

Published:  30 April, 2012

The drinks trade secured around a dozen spots in the Sunday Times' Rich List 2012, published yesterday.

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Tasting puts Pinot Noir in the spotlight

Published:  30 April, 2012

More than 100 wineries from New Zealand's five major Pinot Noir producing regions will be showing their wares at a dedicated Pinot Noir tasting in Wellington.

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Tio Pepe En Rama launches in May

Published:  27 April, 2012

Gonzalez Byass will release an especially intense blend of Tio Pepe En Rama sherry in May.

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Nyetimber redesign aims to convert Champagne drinkers

Published:  27 April, 2012

Nyetimber has redesigned its packaging with the aim of inspiring Champagne drinkers to choose English sparkling wines over French.

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Bordeaux 2011's success in question due to high prices

Published:  27 April, 2012

Unless prices come down, Bordeaux 2011's en primeur risks being a big flop, merchants have warned.

 

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Wineries can enter a talent contest to win UK listings

Published:  26 April, 2012

Wineries looking for UK stockists can enter a talent contest allowing them three minutes to pitch their wines to a team of influential trade buyers - three will win national listings.

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Tesco to take LIWF stand so wine trade can pitch ideas

Published:  26 April, 2012

Tesco is taking a stand at the London International Wine Fair for the first time to allow the trade to pitch its wines and share its ideas in a 'Dragons Den' style environment.

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LIWF announces conference programme

Published:  26 April, 2012

Life without the Euro and Global Trends in Wine, are two of the themes that will feature at the London International Wine Fair Conference, on May 21.

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LIWF announces conference programme

Published:  26 April, 2012

Life without the Euro and Global Trends in Wine, are two of the themes that will feature at the London International Wine Fair Conference, that takes place on May 21.

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Sterling weakens as UK sinks back into recession

Published:  26 April, 2012

Sterling weakened off against the majority of currencies yesterday morning after it was confirmed that the UK is now technically back in recession.

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Vinoteca unveils new head chefs

Published:  26 April, 2012

Vinoteca has announced two new head chefs for its Marylebone and Farringdon operations, as well as an opening date for Vinoteca in Soho.

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Chefs to showcase talents in Eat Drink Bristol Fashion

Published:  25 April, 2012

Leading chefs and restaurants in Bristol are to showcase their talents in a two week pop-up food and drink event, Eat Drink Bristol Fashion.

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'World's Best Restaurant' comes to Claridge's

Published:  25 April, 2012

René Redzepi, head chef of Noma in Copenhagen, is to launch 'A Taste of Noma at Claridge's' to mark the London Olympics.

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Oddbins matches London's mayoral candidates with wines

Published:  25 April, 2012

Oddbins, the 35-strong high street wine retailer, has selected seven wines that "sum up" each of the mayoral candidates.

 

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Sterling reaches six month high against dollar

Published:  25 April, 2012

Sterling reached a fresh six month high of 1.6160 against the US dollar yesterday, whilst pushing slightly higher against the euro reaching 1.2275.

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Bar group shakes up cocktail list

Published:  25 April, 2012

Drake & Morgan is hoping to capitalise on the US trend for beer cocktails with a new summer menu.

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Washington state's wine industry growing fast

Published:  25 April, 2012

Washington state's wine industry is growing rapidly - in the past seven years the number of wineries has doubled to 700 and it is now valued at $8.6 billion (£5.3 billion) in the state.

 

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Convenience is king for new breed of shopper

Published:  24 April, 2012

New consumer research by Diageo GB has found 93% of shopping trips in the convenience off-trade are for "something for tonight" as opposed to a routine shop or for an event.

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