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Wirral consults on regional minimum price

Published:  01 December, 2010

Councils across Merseyside are to consult local residents on whether they think the region should press for a regional minimum price for alcohol.

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Brawn opens ahead of launch on Columbia Road

Published:  30 November, 2010


Brawn, the new restaurant from the team behind the award-winning Terroirs, has opened unoficially this week in London's Columbia Road ahead of its formal launch.

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St-Germain joins with Park Lane Hotel to create festive tea

Published:  30 November, 2010

St-Germain elderflower liqueur has joined forces with the Park Lane Hotel, Piccadilly to create a festive afternoon tea.

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First Cape to back 2013 Lions tour

Published:  30 November, 2010

Wine brand First Cape has renewed its sponsorship of rugby union's British & Irish Lions to cover the 2013 tour to Australia.

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Duty cut on low alcohol beers, no change for wines or spirits

Published:  30 November, 2010

The government will hike duty on beers over 7.5% abv but cut it on beers below 2.8% abv ? tax on spirits and wine will remain untouched.

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Wines in the Press - November 26-28

Published:  30 November, 2010

The Guardian
You may have placed a Christmas order with the butcher, buy your veg from the farmers' market and stilton from the deli, but will you walk through the door of your local wine merchant, or even buy your wine from them online on the lead up to Christmas?

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Six out of ten to visit on-trade for office party

Published:  30 November, 2010

Six out of ten people will visit a pub, bar or restaurant for this year's office Christmas party, and half of the revellers will be newcomers to the venue.

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Chinese artist Xu Lei illustrates Mouton 2008 label

Published:  30 November, 2010

Chinese artist Xu Lei has illustrated Chateau Mouton Rothschild's 2008 label, carrying on the tradition of having an artist design the label every year since 1945.

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Naked Wines invest £10 million to find new winemakers

Published:  30 November, 2010

UK online wine retailer, Naked Wines, has announced a £10 million, 2011 investment pot to unearth new winemaking talent.

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Simone Caporale wins Bloom Cocktail Competition

Published:  29 November, 2010

Simone Caporale, of the Artesian bar at the Langham Hotel has won the 'Bloom Signature Serve Cocktail Competition'.

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Chateau de Sours provides funding for wine research at Plumpton College

Published:  29 November, 2010


A leading Bordeaux producer has stepped forward to provide extra funding for the wine training centre, Plumpton College.

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Chateau de Sours provides funding for wine research at Plumpton College

Published:  29 November, 2010


A leading Bordeaux producer has stepped forward to provide extra funding for the wine training centre, Plumpton College.

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8 out of 10 drinkers choose wine with strong reputation in home market

Published:  29 November, 2010

Eight out of ten British wine drinkers prefer to buy wine which is well-thought of in its home country than wine endorsed by celebrities.

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C&C Group becomes member of Portman Group.

Published:  29 November, 2010

Manufacturer, marketer and distributor, C&C Group, has become a member of the Portman Group.

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Supermarket wine comparison website launches

Published:  29 November, 2010

A supermarket comparison site has launched the UK's first online wine comparison site ? it allows shoppers to compare prices between Virgin Wines, Majestic, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Ocado.

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Balls Brothers in administration

Published:  29 November, 2010

Balls Brothers, the 19-strong London wine bar and restaurant group, has gone into adminstration.

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#winedealfriday gathers momentum

Published:  26 November, 2010
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Bank of England inflation comments undermine sterling

Published:  26 November, 2010

The Bank of England governor's comments on how "strong action" against inflation could destabilise the ecnomy has undermined Sterling.

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Havana Club gets Christmas ad push

Published:  26 November, 2010

Havana Club is launching an advertising campaign focused on everyday life in Cuba's capital in the run-up to Christmas. 

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La Riojana revamps website for 70th anniversary

Published:  26 November, 2010

La Riojana is to commemorate its 70th anniversary with the official launch of its new website.

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