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Enotria to focus on sales and driving acquisitions

Published:  09 March, 2012

Eighteen months on from the merger with Great Western Wine, Enotria is back on the acquisition trail, says chief executive Alison Levett.

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Co-op to rethink its wine range

Published:  09 March, 2012

Suppliers say the Co-operative is taking a more aggressive approach to its wine range, and decreasing its reliance on own-labels and Fairtrade products.

 

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Sterling has mixed week

Published:  09 March, 2012

Sterling had a mixed week after worse than expected Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) and Halifax Price Index data dampened the UK economic outlook.

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Indie Brands launches to fill gap in luxury spirits market

Published:  09 March, 2012

Indie Brands, a specialist spirits distribution company which aims to fill a gap in the luxury brands arena, has been launched.

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Jascots launches same day Saturday delivery service

Published:  08 March, 2012

On-trade supplier Jascots is launching a same day free delivery service on Saturdays for its London customers.

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Indie merchant James Nicholson appoints MW

Published:  08 March, 2012

Northern Ireland's James Nicholson merchants has appointed a Master of Wine to its buying team.

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Barwell & Jones revamps as wine agency

Published:  08 March, 2012

Barwell & Jones is set to relaunch as a pure wine agency with a portfolio of 12 wineries.

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Bottle Apostle opens second shop

Published:  08 March, 2012

Independent wine merchant, Bottle Apostle is to open its second shop in North London.

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Bushmills to host whiskey and music festival

Published:  08 March, 2012

The Old Bushmills Distillery in Northern Ireland will play host to a whiskey and music festival in June.

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Former Thierry's winemaker joins M&S

Published:  08 March, 2012

Marks & Spencer is expanding its wine team with the addition of a new winemaker.

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Momentum builds for second Malbec World Day

Published:  08 March, 2012

Wines of Argentina is gearing up for the second annual Malbec World Day on April 17, and it hopes to build on last year's significant sales boost.

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Sterling trades in tight range as risk appetite drives market

Published:  08 March, 2012

Sterling traded in a fairly tight range against both the US dollar and the euro yesterday as markets fears subsided and risk appetite began to drive the market.

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Bristol to have Love Wine Festival

Published:  07 March, 2012

The creator and founder of Bristol and Bath's food festivals Love Food, has launched a Love Wine Festival, that aims to focus on natural wines and English producers, and showcase local merchants.

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Galvin at Windows launches St George's Day British beer menu

Published:  07 March, 2012

London's Michelin-starred restaurant Galvin at Windows is to launch a British beer and food matching menu for St George's Day.

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Negociants UK to sell direct to independents

Published:  07 March, 2012

Yalumba owned, Negociants UK is to begin selling its wines direct to independent merchants and restaurants.

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Nicole Rolet launches The Extreme Wine Experience 2012

Published:  07 March, 2012

Nicole Rolet, owner of Chene Bleu wines has created The Extreme Wine Experience 2012, a five day intensive wine course which includes hands-on experience in the vineyard.

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Sterling has "poor" day against euro and dollar

Published:  07 March, 2012

Sterling had a poor day yesterday, losing over one and a half cents against the US dollar and falling against the euro as risk aversion drove the market.

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New Zealand pulls out of LIWF

Published:  06 March, 2012

New Zealand Winegrowers has pulled out of London International Wine Fair - but organisers insist it is no reflection of how Kiwi wines are performing in the UK.

 

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On-trade hit hardest as consumers rein in spending

Published:  06 March, 2012

The on-trade is being hit the hardest, as consumers continue to rein in their spending, according to the latest WSTA Market Report.

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FirstCape gets behind rugby sponsorship

Published:  06 March, 2012

South African wine brand FirstCape is kicking off its sponsorship of the forthcoming British and Irish Lions Tour of Australia with the launch of an online wine club.

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