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Boisset buys Skalli

Published:  24 November, 2011

The Skalli family has sold its assets in the Rhône Valley and Languedoc to Boisset.

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McGuigan Wines plans new city vineyard

Published:  24 November, 2011

McGuigan Wines is planning to build a city vineyard - bringing 80 Semillon vines aged over 60-years old - in Dublin in September 2012.

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Coma-inducing fake vodka could have reached the on-trade

Published:  24 November, 2011

A harmful, illegal brand of vodka that has been seized in retailers throughout the UK, may have also reached pubs and clubs, according to The Food Standards Agency.

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Bowmore partners Savile Row tailor to create bespoke Christmas gift

Published:  24 November, 2011

Bowmore, the first Islay Single Malt whisky has collaborated with Savile Row tailor, Malcolm Plews to create a bespoke tailoring session as a Christmas gift.

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Sterling falls further against US dollar

Published:  24 November, 2011

Sterling fell to a further six week low against the US dollar yesterday, falling below $1.55/ £1 following steep drops in the prices of riskier currencies and commodities.

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Global Brands launches on-trade push for Thorntons Chocolate Liqueur

Published:  23 November, 2011

Global Brands, has unveiled a raft of year-round on-trade activity to promote the versatility of Thorntons Chocolate Liqueur and capitalise on the cream liqueurs category.

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Funkin expands management team

Published:  23 November, 2011

Cocktail specialist Funkin, has expanded its management team with two key appointments to help it achieve its ambitious global expansion plans.

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Gavin Hewitt to head European Spirits Organisation

Published:  23 November, 2011

Chief executive, Scotch Whisky Association SWA, Gavin Hewitt has been elected president of the European Spirits Organisation, CEPS.

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Global Brands launches on-trade push for Thorntons Chocolate Liqueur

Published:  23 November, 2011

Global Brands is to capitalise on growth in the cream liqueurs category by launching a raft of year-round on-trade activity to promote Thorntons Chocolate Liqueur.

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Sterling falls against US dollar, but surges against South African rand

Published:  23 November, 2011

Sterling fell to a six week low against the US dollar yesterday, but surged against the South African rand to highest level since August 2009.

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How Champagne can help the trade through the tough times

Published:  22 November, 2011

How can Champagne help the trade through the tough times? That's the question Harpers will be addressing at its third annual Champagne Summit, taking place on February 28, 2012 at a new venue for the event.

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Greenall's launches 'The Adventurer's Guide to Britain' visual campaign

Published:  22 November, 2011

Greenall's Original London Dry Gin, has unveiled a visual campaign to support its sponsorship of the prime time ITV1 show 'The Adventurer's Guide to Britain'.

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The Co-operative launches premium Fairtrade wines

Published:  22 November, 2011

After growing its Fairtrade wines category to account for two thirds of fairly-traded wines sold in the UK, the Co-operative is launching a new premium tier of wines priced £7.99.

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Wines in the press - November 18-21

Published:  22 November, 2011

The Guardian
Fiona Beckett is hoping that some serious beer will have a place in readers' holiday plans.

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Mitchells & Butlers 'resilient' return to profit

Published:  22 November, 2011

Mitchells & Butlers, which operates All Bar One, Browns and Harvester, has returned to profit with a "resilient" set of results - total sales were up 4.9% to £1,762 million.

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Chivas Regal to target London city males in festive campaign

Published:  22 November, 2011

Pernod Ricard is to target 25-34 year old males at high-footfall London sites, in a festive marketing campaign for its brand, Chivas Regal.

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Sterling comes under pressure from US dollar

Published:  22 November, 2011

Sterling fell to the lowest level against the US dollar for six weeks yesterday as investors moved away from riskier assets.

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Havana Club and Gilles Peterson launch album under global arts initiative

Published:  21 November, 2011

Pernod Ricard owned, Havana Club, has launched a double album of Cuban music with Gilles Peterson.

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Coma-inducing fake vodka seized in Salford

Published:  21 November, 2011

Around 150 bottles of fake vodka which could induce a coma have been seized in Salford.

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Design agency offers free branding for 'interesting' wine product

Published:  21 November, 2011

Drinks design agency Stranger & Stranger wants to shake up how wine brands are presenting themselves - and is offering its services for free to a company prepared to innovate.

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