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First Drinks launches whisky gifts for Father's Day

Published:  13 May, 2011

First Drinks launches a range of whisky gift packs for Grants, Glenfiddich and the Balvenie for Father's Day on June 19.

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UKVA secures EU sustainability funding

Published:  13 May, 2011

The United Kingdom Vineyards Association UKVA, has secured EU funding to study and benchmark the sustainability of the English and Welsh wine industry.

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South African producer Overhex signs with Copestick Murray

Published:  13 May, 2011

South African producer Overhex Wines, owner of the Balance label, has partnered with wine broker Copestick Murray in the UK and Ireland.

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WSTA launches counter-fraud unit

Published:  13 May, 2011

The WSTA is cracking down on wine and spirits fraud with the launch of a specialist unit focused on identity theft, counterfeit products and wine investment scams.

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Sterling falls as UK manufacturing figures undershoot expectations

Published:  13 May, 2011

Sterling had a poor end to an otherwise positive week on Thursday, falling against the US dollar and euro after data showed manufacturing rose less than estimated.

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Distell launches Fairtrade accredited, Place in the Sun range

Published:  12 May, 2011

Distell has launched, Place in the Sun, a range of wines that are Fairtrade accredited and based on a "trade rather than aid" initiative.

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Sterling jumps, breaking €1.15/ £1 barrier

Published:  12 May, 2011

Sterling jumped by 1.3% against the euro, breaking the €1.15/ £1 barrier for the first time in six weeks.

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Wines from Rioja in sampling push

Published:  12 May, 2011

Wines from Rioja has joined up with this year's London Restaurant Festival as official wine partner to sample Rioja wines to thousands of consumers.

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Bordelais risk losing buyers for 2010s

Published:  12 May, 2011

The Bordelais are playing a dangerous game by delaying the release of 2010 prices and risk losing potential buyers, fine wine merchants have warned.

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Natural Wine Fair kicks of this Sunday

Published:  12 May, 2011

In a bid to get natural wines out there for everyone to taste, Isabelle Legeron MW and five natural wine importers are running the first Natural Wine Fair from May 15-17.

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Naked Wines shortlisted for New Media Age award

Published:  12 May, 2011

Online wine retailer, Naked Wines has been shortlisted for a New Media Age, NMA Effectiveness Award, in the Best Use of Web category.

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Roberson slashes fine wine prices

Published:  12 May, 2011

London wine merchant Roberson has become the latest retailer to shake up how it sells fine wine ? it will now offer wines over £100 at "eye-wateringly competitive" wholesale prices in its Kensington store.

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Berry Bros ranks 2010 Bordeaux vintage up with the greatest

Published:  11 May, 2011

Fine wine merchant, Berry Bros. & Rudd has placed the Bordeaux 2010 alongside the greatest vintages in recent years and predicts prices will remain high.

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Drinks giants in $1.9m fines for "slotting fee" violations in Las Vegas

Published:  11 May, 2011

Multinational drinks companies, including Diageo, Pernod Ricard and Gallo, have agreed to pay fines of up to $1.9 million after The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) in the US accused them of violating the tied house "slotting fee" provisions of the Federal Alcohol Administration Act (FAA Act).

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Lanson engages with Champagne drinkers

Published:  11 May, 2011

Educating consumers and the trade about Champagne is at the heart of Lanson International's new L'Académie de Lanson concept.

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LIWF - Dedicated Wines launch Les Dauphins

Published:  11 May, 2011

Over at the Dedicated Wines stand, Ed Squires and Richard Evans continue on the path of "doing what France does best - bringing profitable sales to the UK retail sector".

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LIWF - Copestick Murray introduce 'I ?' range

Published:  11 May, 2011

There's plenty of new stuff going on over at Copestick Murray as it unveils a range of wines and announces partnerships.

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Sterling slips from one month high against euro

Published:  11 May, 2011

Sterling slipped from a one month high against the euro and dropped against the US dollar yesterday as investors braced themselves for further losses ahead of today's Bank of England quarterly inflation report.

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Drinks industry pledges £500,000 to Best Bar None scheme

Published:  11 May, 2011

Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands, Diageo, Heineken and Molson Coors have pledged half a million pounds to the Best Bar None scheme to help tackle national alcohol related crime.

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Parker scores promote pre-order surge in 2010 en-primeur

Published:  10 May, 2011

Interest in en-primeur pre-orders have surged after wine critic Robert Parker spoke of 2010 being a "prodigious vintage", says Bordeaux Index.

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