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Artisan wine fair comes to London

Published:  14 February, 2012

Producers specializing in fine, organic and biodynamic wine are coming together this May to host artisan wine fair RAW.

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Rabobank: mid-tier wine brands increasingly overlooked

Published:  14 February, 2012

Mid-tier wine brands are increasingly overlooked as consumers are drawn to either value or super-premium products - that's according to Rabobank.

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New chief winemaker for Craggy Range

Published:  14 February, 2012

 

New Zealand winery Craggy Range has appointed Matt Stafford as its chief winemaker.

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CBI says UK will avoid technical recession

Published:  14 February, 2012

 

The Confederation of British Industry portrayed a positive sentiment towards the UK's economy yesterday, suggesting that the UK would avoid a technical recession.

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CBI says UK will avoid technical recession

Published:  14 February, 2012

 

The Confederation of British Industry portrayed a positive sentiment towards the UK's economy yesterday suggesting that the UK would avoid a technical recession.

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Whisky auction raises £44,000 for charity

Published:  13 February, 2012

An auction of one of Glenfiddich's rarest-ever whiskies has raised £44,000 for a charity supporting wounded servicemen.

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Glenmorangie to partner The Open Championship

Published:  13 February, 2012

Glenmorangie has announced a three year partnership with the organisers of The Open Championship, The R&A, to become the golf tournament's official whisky.

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ETM Group opens 10th venue

Published:  13 February, 2012

The ETM Group is to open its 10th venue The Jugged Hare, a British gastro pub with a fine wine and beer focus.

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WSTA: scrap duty escalator to give drinks firms an Olympic boost

Published:  13 February, 2012

The WSTA is calling for the Treasury to halt the duty escalator in order to give drinks buinesses an Olympic boost.

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Beaujolais whites a hit with independent retailers

Published:  13 February, 2012

Beaujolais' lesser-known whites are building up a following among independent wine merchants who praise the wines' "sensible prices", "food-friendly styles" and"consumer appeal".

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Spar focuses on own and exclusive label wines

Published:  13 February, 2012

Following the success of supermarket exclusive-label Italian brands, convenience retailer Spar is getting in on the act with its new Viottolo range.

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Factory produced goods show fastest rise in nine months

Published:  13 February, 2012

The change in price of goods sold by factories in the UK rose at their fastest rate in nine months, according to UK data released on Friday.

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Wines in the press, February 9 -12

Published:  13 February, 2012

The Guardian
Fiona Beckett says Valentine's Day has absolutely nothing to do with what's in the bottle.

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Oh Romeo, oh Romio

Published:  10 February, 2012

Launching straight into Morrisons's from Italy's wine co-operative, Caviro, is its premium wine range, Romio.

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Dark and wildly -Tam o'Shanter

Published:  10 February, 2012

Launching a new limited 5,000 bottle edition is Maxxium with Cutty Sark Tam o'Shanter Blended Scotch Whisky (rrp £199, abv 46.5%).

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Spirited Wines' plans for Nicolas stores

Published:  10 February, 2012

Only a quarter of the 43 Nicolas shops in London acquired by Spirited Wines last week will trade under the Nicolas name, while the remainder will become Spirited stores.

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The Big Wine Festival postponed until 2013

Published:  10 February, 2012


The Big Wine Festival, which was scheduled to take place in Reading in June 2012, has been pushed back until summer 2013, says the organiser.

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Argentina grows UK exports

Published:  10 February, 2012


The popularity of Argentinian wines continues to forge ahead, with UK exports for 2011 up 8.4% by value, according to the latest figures from Wines of Argentina.

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Top UK sommelier to be crowned at LIWF

Published:  10 February, 2012

This year's UK Sommelier of the Year will be crowned at the London International Wine Fair in May.

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Roy Ackerman appointed Wine Guild chairman

Published:  10 February, 2012

Dr Roy Ackerman CBE, has been appointed chairman of The Wine Guild of the United Kingdom.

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