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Bid for full Oddbins estate falls through

Published:  21 April, 2011

At least three parties remain in the running to buy Oddbins stores, but former owner Simon Baile's bid for the whole estate has fallen through.

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Sterling slips due to concerns over economic growth

Published:  21 April, 2011

Sterling weakened by 1% yesterday against the euro after minutes from the Bank of England's last meeting showed policymakers were concerned over economic growth.

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Fine and Rare wins Queens Award

Published:  21 April, 2011

Specialist Fine Wine broker, Fine and Rare has won the Queens Award for International Trade.

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Isle of Arran reports record results

Published:  21 April, 2011

The Isle of Arran distillery has reported a record high in sales results of 27% for 2010, prompting the business to expand its production by 40%.

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Codorníu wins European Waste Reduction award

Published:  20 April, 2011

Codorníu has been awarded the European Waste Reduction Award, in the Business and Industry category.

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On-trade nail varnish promo for Malibu

Published:  20 April, 2011

Malibu has teamed up Nails Inc to run a voucher promotion in selected bars nationwide this summer.

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Sunday Times Wine Club celebrates 32nd Vintage Festival

Published:  20 April, 2011

Sunday Times Wine Club's Vintage Festival saw 3,700 club members and friends attended its 32nd, two day annual event.

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Sterling slips as traders reposition ahead of Easter break

Published:  20 April, 2011

Sterling slipped marginally against the euro yesterday as traders adjusted positions ahead of the Easter break and the euro recovered from a 1% loss against sterling on Monday.

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Naked Wines becomes Sarah Beeny's website wine partner

Published:  19 April, 2011

Naked Wines has become the property and dating guru, Sarah Beeny's website wine partner.

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Laithwaites organises wine voyage

Published:  19 April, 2011

Laithwaites Wine owner, Tony Laithwaite is to recreate history by organising a voyage of 9,000 bottles of specially made Claret from Bordeaux to London.

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Noma takes 1st at World's 50 Best Restaurants

Published:  19 April, 2011

Danish restaurant, Noma has won the S. Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants, for the second year in a row.

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Noma wins world's best restaurant for second time

Published:  19 April, 2011

Denmark's Noma has been name the world's best restaurant for the second year in a row at the San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Awards.

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Sterling strengthens against euro and US dollar

Published:  19 April, 2011

Sterling strengthened against both the euro and US dollar yesterday as a US credit rating outlook downgrade damaged the US dollar and fears over Greek sovereign debt hurt the euro.

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Fifty-five Oddbins stores on the market

Published:  18 April, 2011

A tranche of 55 closed Oddbins stores have been put up for sale ? the chain closed 39 stores last month but an extra 16 are now on the market with Christie + Co.

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Nomacorc holds first marketing symposium

Published:  18 April, 2011

Nomacorc's held its first-ever wine marketing symposium to discuss new and authentic approaches to capture and keep the attention of the growing segment of millennial wine drinkers.

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Auchentoshan to release limited edition 1975

Published:  18 April, 2011

Auchentoshan is to release a rare limited edition, The Auchentoshan Bourbon Matured 1975, that has only 500 bottles in existence.

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Blue Nun to sponsor Turner Classic Movies

Published:  18 April, 2011

Langguth Wines' recently re-launched brand Blue Nun is to support a TV sponsorship deal with 24-hour cable, satellite and digital channel, Turner Classic Movies.

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Wines in the press - April 15-17

Published:  18 April, 2011

The Guardian
If you've not yet noticed the post-budget duty increase that put another 15p on a bottle of wine, you soon will, says Fiona Beckett.

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Sterling strengthens due to euro debt concerns

Published:  18 April, 2011

Sterling strengthened on Friday against the euro which was hurt by suggestions that Greece would need to restructure its debt.

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Sauvignon Blanc de Loire Ambassador selection results

Published:  15 April, 2011

Twenty-eight wines considered to have the best commercial success in the UK market have been selected at the Sauvignon Blanc de Loire Ambassadors tasting, led by Sam Harrop MW.

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