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Sterling rallies as European leaders strike euro debt crisis deal

Published:  28 October, 2011

Sterling hit a seven week high against the US dollar but dropped by around 1.5% against the euro as European leaders struck a deal on the euro zone debt crisis.

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Cloudy Bay targets "culture loving urbanites"

Published:  28 October, 2011

 

Cult New Zealand wine brand Cloudy Bay is extending its presence in the UK with a new wine bar at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Fine wine prices in retreat, says Bordeaux Index

Published:  27 October, 2011

Fine wine prices retreated 7.5% in the third quarter of the year, pointing to a "market correction" according to Bordeaux Index.

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Hardys to sponsor MasterChef Live and BBC Good Food

Published:  27 October, 2011

Hardys is ramping up its association with cooking by signing up to sponsor MasterChef Live and the BBC Good Food Show.

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Sterling down due to EU summit results

Published:  27 October, 2011

Sterling fell against the US dollar yesterday following the euro downwards against the US currency as markets nervously awaited the results from yesterday's EU summit.

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Once Upon A Tree wins best drinks producer at Flavours of Herefordshire

Published:  27 October, 2011

Cider producer, Once Upon A Tree has won 'Best Drinks Producer' at this year's Flavours of Herefordshire Awards, presented by celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli.

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Cellar Trends' Paul Hollis dies

Published:  26 October, 2011

Paul Hollis, prestige account manager at Cellar Trends, passed away in his sleep on Sunday following a short illness.

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Lindeman's adds NZ Sauvignon Blanc to range

Published:  26 October, 2011

New World wine brand Lindeman's has added a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc to its Winemaker's Discovery Range.

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Auchentoshan announces transatlantic 'Switch UK' winner

Published:  26 October, 2011

Martin Ball from Corridor, Manchester has been selected by the Auchentoshan distillery to represent the UK in a transatlantic bartender swap.

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Russian wine producers to stop using term 'Champagne'

Published:  26 October, 2011

Russian wine producers have agreed to stop calling their sparkling wines Champagne, and are working towards creating geographical indications or appellations.

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Simon Radley at The Chester Grosvenor awarded 22nd year Michelin star

Published:  26 October, 2011

Simon Radley at The Chester Grosvenor has been awarded a Michelin star for the 22nd year in a row.

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Sterling falls off six week high against dollar

Published:  26 October, 2011

Sterling slipped against the US dollar, falling off a six week high as perceived 'riskier' currencies came under pressure on growing concerns over today's EU summit.

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Restaurateur jailed for surplus wine con

Published:  25 October, 2011

A man behind a wine scam which conned wine lovers out of £380,000 has been jailed.

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Currency and pricing strategy takes toll on Treasury Wine

Published:  25 October, 2011

Treasury Wine Estates - the company which owns the Penfolds, Lindemans and Wolf Blass brands - has blamed currency fluctuations for a decline in earnings in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

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Wines in the press - October 20-24

Published:  25 October, 2011

The Guardian
If a winemaker has a big personality, it shines right through the range, says Fiona Beckett.

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Veuve Clicquot vintage "top quality" allowing increase in reserves

Published:  25 October, 2011

The quality of the Veuve Clicquot has enabled it to produce a top quality non vintage and increase its reserve wines collection.

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Veuve Clicquot vintage "top quality" allowing increase in reserves

Published:  25 October, 2011

The quality of the Veuve Clicquot has enabled it to produce a top quality non vintage and increase its reserve wines collection.

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Sterling drops as Euro crisis puts pressure on riskier currencies

Published:  25 October, 2011

Sterling dropped against the US dollar yesterday, coming off a six week high of $1.6001/£1 as uncertainty over the European debt crisis put pressure on 'riskier' currencies.

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German Pinot Noir put to the test

Published:  24 October, 2011

Some of the world's top Pinot Noirs will be pitted against the best from Germany at a blind tasting at the end of this month.

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Sterling hits six week high against dollar

Published:  24 October, 2011

Sterling strengthened to a six week high against the US dollar this morning as it tracked optimism that a deal would soon be reached to solve the European debt crisis.

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