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Sterling falls against dollar due to continued euro zone concerns

Published:  15 November, 2011

Sterling fell against the US dollar on Monday, as concerns over the euro zone's huge debt problems continued to concern investors globally.

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Majestic reports half-year profit hike of 20%

Published:  14 November, 2011

Majestic Wine has reported a 20% hike in profits to £8.8 million, with like-for-like sales up 2.7%, in the 26 weeks to September 26.

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Sterling strengthens as risk sentiment improves

Published:  14 November, 2011

Sterling strengthened against the US dollar on Friday as risk sentiment improved following expectations that Italy would push through austerity measures.

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Sterling strengthened against US dollar on Friday

Published:  14 November, 2011

Sterling strengthened against the US dollar on Friday as risk sentiment improved following expectations that Italy would push through austerity measures.

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Gran Orden de Caballeros offers bursary to WSET students

Published:  14 November, 2011

The 'Gran Orden de Caballeros" has created a special bursary for exceptionally promising Advanced Certificate WSET students.

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Alcohol Concern calls on MPs to sign charter

Published:  14 November, 2011

Alcohol Concern has launched a charter calling for a "world free of alcohol harm" and is calling on the government to make changes to its forthcoming alcohol strategy.

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Wines in the press - November 11-14

Published:  14 November, 2011

The Guardian

There's an odd term sometimes used in the trade about bottles that aren't particularly showy, and that is "food wine", says Fiona Beckett.

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Red Stag ramps up party night sponsorship

Published:  11 November, 2011

Red Stag by Jim Beam is aiming to increase brand awareness among its target audience in the run up to Christmas through sponsoring a series of cult party nights.

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Major TV ad campaign for Bell's

Published:  11 November, 2011

Diageo GB is aiming to maximise the relevance of Bell's blended scotch whisky to its target audience through a new heavyweight marketing campaign.

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Diageo launches £1.35m campaign to re-invigorate Bell's

Published:  11 November, 2011

Diageo GB is to re-invigorate and re-position Bell's blended scotch whisky through a new £1.35m TV ad campaign, to help grow the category.

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Salentein to up Argentine on-trade presence

Published:  11 November, 2011

Mendoza-based wine group, Salentein, is to extend its on-trade presence by supplying Wine Studio - the premium hotel and restaurant distribution arm of Matthew Clark.

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WSTA issues guidance on fine wine fraud

Published:  11 November, 2011

To help consumers wake up to fine wine fraud, the WSTA has launched a wine investment guide.

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WSTA launches wine investment guide

Published:  11 November, 2011

The Wines and Spirit Trade Association WSTA, has launched a wine investment guide to help consumers investing in fine wine.

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James Martin cooks beer and food matching dinner for students

Published:  10 November, 2011

Chef and presenter of BBC1's Saturday Kitchen, James Martin, cooked up a bespoke four-course beer and food matching dinner for students at the London School of Hospitality and Tourism.

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Sterling falls against dollar after markets go into tailspin

Published:  10 November, 2011

Sterling hit the highest level against the euro for eight months, but fell sharply against the US dollar after a torrid day on the markets.

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Playboy Club invites non-members to wine evenings

Published:  10 November, 2011

London's Playboy Club is opening its doors to non-members with the launch of its monthly wine evenings.

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Ginger Joe set for TV debut

Published:  10 November, 2011

Alcoholic ginger beer Ginger Joe is making its TV debut next week, with a series of playful ads were customers are asked to donate hair to the mascot's moustache.

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Iberica restaurant to open Iberica Canary Wharf

Published:  10 November, 2011

Spanish restaurant, Iberica is to open its second site in Canary Wharf this month.

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Wines of Chile reveals independent merchant winners

Published:  10 November, 2011

Wines of Chile has named the winners of its second independent merchant awards, which took place throughout the month of September.

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Naked Wines named Online Business of the Year

Published:  09 November, 2011

Norwich-based wine retailer Naked Wines, has been named the UK's Online Business of the Year at the Orange sponsored, National Business Awards 2011.

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