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Looking back on 2016 and ahead to 2017: David Gleave MW, Liberty Wines

Published:  04 January, 2017

David Gleave MW predicts what he thinks will be the biggest trends of 2017, and talks about his plans to broaden his horizons by giving Try January - the initiative to encourage people to try something new in the month of Jan - a go. 

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Wines from New Zealand and Argentina named the biggest winners of 2016

Published:  03 January, 2017

Brits' love of New World wine accelerated in 2016, with New Zealand and Argentina showing the biggest sales growth in the 12 months to November 2016.

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English fizz beats Champagne to become official Boat Race partner

Published:  03 January, 2017

Leading English winery Chapel Down has become an official partner of the annual Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, replacing Champagne Bollinger.

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Number of countries drinking English wine increased by a third in 2016

Published:  03 January, 2017

Sales of English Wine reached new heights in 2016, according to DEFRA.

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Looking back on 2016 and ahead to 2017: Henry Boyes, Mitchells and Butlers

Published:  30 December, 2016

Henry Boyes looks at the trends for 2017 and shares his thirst for live music, Liverpool and lots of Champagne

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Looking back on 2016 and ahead to 2017: Craig Durham, managing director, Buckingham Schenk

Published:  29 December, 2016

Craig Durham contemplates an endless supply of Malbec and Prosecco, along with a calmer world

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Looking back on 2016 and ahead to 2017: Hal Wilson, Cambridge Wine Merchants

Published:  28 December, 2016

Hal Wilson muses on the challenges facing the trade and the success of the Vindependents

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Looking back on 2016 and ahead to 2017: Dan Townsend, Treasury Wine Estates

Published:  28 December, 2016

Dan Townsend shares his thoughts on brands, Brexit and the good works of the Benvolent with Andrew Catchpole 

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Raising the bar for 2017

Published:  24 December, 2016

Translating the seasonal bonanza into sustainable premium sales should be an attainable New Year's resolution

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Looking back on 2016 and ahead to 2017: Laura Jewell MW, Wine Australia

Published:  23 December, 2016

Laura Jewell MW talks Artisan Australia, tackling the on-trade, the delights of Hunter Semillon and avoiding Turkey

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Early Christmas trading brings mixed fortunes to retailers

Published:  23 December, 2016

M&S, Co-Op, Tesco and Morrisons are the early winners in the battle for supermarket festive wine sales, according to Nielsen's latest scan track data

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Record harvest puts fizz in Bordeaux

Published:  22 December, 2016

Cremant de Bordeaux sparkling wine is one of the clear winners of record new highs in overall Bordeaux wine production

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Looking back on 2016 and ahead to 2017: Robin Copestick, Copestick Murray

Published:  22 December, 2016

Robin Copestick of Copestick Murray predicts a more adventurous 2017 wine-wise, while hoping for that big win for Stoke City

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Virtues of independence

Published:  22 December, 2016

The independent sector continues to carve its own footprint, increasingly punching above its weight

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Looking back on 2016 and ahead to 2017: Ted Sandbach, Oxford Wine Company

Published:  21 December, 2016

The Oxford Wine Company's Ted Sandbach on a (mainly) good year, the challenges ahead and drinking more Pinot Noir

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On-trade: A year of change

Published:  21 December, 2016

2016 has had its highlights and, despite challanges along the way, the restaurant sector is in decent shape

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Jacob's Creek overcomes Yalumba trademark challenge in Australian court

Published:  21 December, 2016

An Australian court this week dismissed claims that Jacob's Creek owner Pernod Ricard had violated a trademark belonging to the family-owned Yalumba winery.

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Koshu London wine tasting enters eighth year

Published:  21 December, 2016

Koshu of Japan has announced the date of its eighth annual London wine tasting.

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Glenmorangie unveils new vintage collection

Published:  20 December, 2016

Glenmorangie is to launch a new premium range of vintage whiskies under the Bond House No. 1 brand.

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WSTA launches Christmas campaign to turnaround sales of fortified wines

Published:  20 December, 2016

The UK wine trade and consumers alike are being called upon to 'Save Santa's Sherry' in a festive campaign from the WSTA.

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