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Enomatic machines up for grabs at SITT 2012

Published:  02 February, 2012

The Specialist Importers Trade Tasting SITT, is to offer two visitors a chance of winning an enomatic machine on a 12 week trail basis.

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Merchants debate value of Italian wine investment

Published:  02 February, 2012

Are investors looking to Italian wines as the next big thing? Merchants are reporting growth, but whether the wines are being bought as investments remains to be seen.

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Sterling slips against euro

Published:  02 February, 2012

Sterling started the day poorly against the euro due to negative UK Nationwide house price data which was released on top of an increased positive outlook in the Euro zone.

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Majestic chairman says high street's in 'death spiral'

Published:  02 February, 2012

The high street is in a "death spiral", says Majestic's new chairman Phil Wrigley, who recommends using empty shops for residential accommodation.

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Merchants and sommeliers to have their say at Harpers Champagne Summit

Published:  01 February, 2012

Harpers Wine and Spirit is limbering up for its 2012 Champagne Summit, taking place on February 28 at London's Chiswell Street Dining Rooms.

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Berkmann's revamps Australian wine portfolio

Published:  01 February, 2012

Berkmann Wine Cellars has revamped its Australian agency portfolio, having replaced 85% of the current lines.

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Changing weather impacts vintages, say top winemakers

Published:  01 February, 2012

Winemakers around the world are noticing huge vintage variation thanks to changing weather patterns.

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WSTA offers Olympic tips for the drinks trade

Published:  01 February, 2012

The WSTA has produced a practical guide on how to get your business ready for London 2012, including tips on how to make sure staff and deliveries can make it on time.

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Luxury Champagne brands need to rethink online marketing

Published:  01 February, 2012

Luxury Champagne brands will have to rethink how they interact with customers online as "clunky brand websites will become archaic".

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Sterling rallies against euro

Published:  01 February, 2012

Sterling had a good day yesterday rallying throughout the afternoon against the euro to finish the day above the 1.20 level.

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EWG Spirits & Wine launches G'Vine Gin Connoisseur 2012

Published:  31 January, 2012

EWG Spirits & Wine, owner of the G'Vine Gin, has launched he global quest for the world's best gin bartender, G'Vine Gin Connoisseur 2012.

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Vintner Systems receives the Royal Warrant

Published:  31 January, 2012

 

Vintner Systems, a specialist software solutions company for the drinks trade, celebrated its 30th anniversary by being granted a Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen.

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Minimum pricing would save 60 lives in first year

Published:  31 January, 2012

A 45p per unit minimum charge for alcohol would save around 60 lives in the first year and reduce hospital admissions by 1,660, according to a University of Sheffield report.

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CVRVV launches Vinho Verde 2012 campaign

Published:  31 January, 2012

The Vinho Verde wine commission (CVRVV) has launched a UK campaign for 2012, to educate a new generation of trade and consumers about Vinho Verde.

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CVRVV launches Vinho Verde 2012 campaign

Published:  31 January, 2012

The Vinho Verde wine commission (CVRVV) is launching a UK campaign for 2012, to educate a new generation of trade and consumers about Vinho Verde.

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Wines in the press, January 26-29

Published:  31 January, 2012

The Guardian
At this cash-strapped time of year isn't a bad time to work through through those bottles you may have stored at home, says Fiona Beckett.

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Glenmorangie adds Artein to its Private Edition range

Published:  31 January, 2012

Artein is the third release from Glenmorangie's Private Edition range made from a combination of 15 and 21 year old single malts, extra matured in Super Tuscan wine casks.

 

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Sterling steadies due to EU summit meeting

Published:  31 January, 2012

Sterling had a steady day with most of the news generated in Europe over the EU summit meeting in Brussels.

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Accolade Wines renews Come Dine With Me deal

Published:  30 January, 2012

Accolade Wines' Hardys and Echo Falls brands have renewed their TV sponsorship of Come Dine With Me.

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Global reshuffle at Treasury Wine

Published:  30 January, 2012

Treasury Wine Estates has hired Bacardi's global travel retail boss to head up its EMEA regional business - in a move which will see the managing director role expanded.

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