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Sterling slides as PMI figures point to growth slowdown

Published:  02 May, 2012

Sterling had a poor start to the day as Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) figures came in worse than expected.

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Diageo Reserve Brands adds to Johnnie Walker range

Published:  01 May, 2012

Diageo Reserve Brands has launched two new additions to the core global Johnnie Walker range, in order to tap into the growing consumer trend of trading up to premium whisky blends.

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Peter Lehmann Wines switches distribution to Hallgarten

Published:  01 May, 2012

Australia's Peter Lehmann Wines have switched distribution from Enotria to Hallgarten Druitt.

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Noma wins World's Best Restaurant hat-trick

Published:  01 May, 2012

Copenhagen restaurant Noma has won the World's Best Restaurant title for the third consecutive year, due to chef René Redzepi's "meticulous attention to detail and innovative approach".

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Accolade Wines targets females with RTD sparkling range

Published:  01 May, 2012

Accolade Wines has unveiled a ready-to-drink range aimed at 25 to 35-year-old female at-home drinkers.

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Sterling reaches fresh euro and dollar highs

Published:  01 May, 2012

Sterling broke through more resistance levels yesterday reaching fresh highs of 1.2310 against the euro and 1.6300 against the US dollar before weakening in the afternoon.

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William Grant & Sons appoints Glenn Gordon as chairman

Published:  30 April, 2012

William Grant & Sons has appointed Glenn Gordon as its new non-executive chairman.

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Australian winemakers to march on parliament

Published:  30 April, 2012

Hunter Valley winemakers are leading a march on parliament in Sydney against government plans to allow coal seam gas exploration, which could threaten vine growing land.

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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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