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Sainsbury's in sensible drinking push

Published:  06 January, 2012

Sainsbury's has teamed up with Drinkaware, Diageo and Heineken to push a new responsible drinking campaign in-store.

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Sterling hits 16 month high against euro

Published:  06 January, 2012

Sterling rose to the highest level against the euro for 16 months, hitting €1.2113/£1, the highest since late 2010.

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Sterling hits 16 month high against euro

Published:  06 January, 2012

Sterling rose to the highest level against the euro for 16 months, hitting €1.2113/£1, the highest since late 2010.

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Jacob's Creek seals deal with Andre Agassi

Published:  05 January, 2012

Jacob's Creek has confirmed a three-year partnership with former Wimbledon champion, Andre Agassi.

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'Super-star' fine wine prices plummet as market crashes

Published:  05 January, 2012

Lafite 2008's 45% drop in value is the "pin-up for what's gone wrong in the market", according to Liv-ex's co-founder.

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Calling all independent wine merchants

Published:  05 January, 2012

Harpers is carrying out exclusive research into the size, specialisms and successes of the independent sector in conjunction with the Specialist Importers Trade Tastings.

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Sterling climbs to 15 month high

Published:  05 January, 2012

Sterling climbed to a 15 month high against the euro yesterday after investors moved away from the ailing single currency.

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Harpers calls for Design Awards entries

Published:  05 January, 2012

Harpers Wine and Spirit is calling for entries to its 2012, Design Awards.

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Update: Strong Xmas for independent wine retailers

Published:  05 January, 2012

Independent wine retailers put in a strong performance in December, despite fears that the gloomy economic outlook would squeeze consumer spending.

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Rolling update: Festive wine sales up in supermarkets

Published:  04 January, 2012

Despite the gloomy economic times, wine sales in supermarkets were up during the festive season - with Sainsbury's proclaiming it their "most successful Christmas ever".

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Rémy Martin discontinues existing VSOP

Published:  04 January, 2012

Rémy Martin is withdrawing its original VSOP from the European market and launching a mature cask finish expression in its place.

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Accolade Wines launches website for independents

Published:  04 January, 2012

Independent retailers will be able to get postcode specific information about their customers and which wines appeal to them, thanks to a new website from Accolade Wines.

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Brancott Estate unveils new look

Published:  04 January, 2012

New Zealand wine brand, Brancott Estate, is to unveil its final transition from Montana to Brancott Estate, with a contemporary new look and extensive re-packaging.

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Sterling holds ground, but concerns are renewed over double-dip recession

Published:  04 January, 2012

Sterling strengthened marginally against the US dollar yesterday after better than expected global data helped improve risk appetite and gave support to the pound.

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Stylishly Miopasso

Published:  03 January, 2012

Stefano Girelli's "The Wine People" has launched two new southern Italian wines in its Miopasso range (rrp £8.99).

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Business failures in eating out sector to increase, expert warns

Published:  03 January, 2012

The hospitality sector will have to innovate to survive, as trading toughens in 2012, warns foodservice consultancy Horizons.

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Findlater to distribute Stolichnaya in Ireland

Published:  03 January, 2012

Findlater Wine and Spirit Group is to distribute the Stolichnaya Premium vodka portfolio in Ireland.

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VK revamp for 2012

Published:  03 January, 2012

Global Brands has redesigned its VK range to a slimline look as the company gears up for further marketing exposure in 2012.

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'Green' wines less popular with consumers, says Berry Bros

Published:  03 January, 2012

Top merchant Berry Bros & Rudd says environmentally-friendly wines are proving less popular with consumers - biodynamic wine sales fell 54% in 2011 and organic wine sales dropped 63% on 2010.

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Wines in the press- Dec 30- Jan 2

Published:  03 January, 2012

The Guardian
Was 2011 a good year or a bad year for wine? Asks Fiona Beckett.

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