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Stone's enters the alcoholic ginger beer category

Published:  24 February, 2011

Constellation is shaking up the alcoholic ginger beer category with the roll out of Stone's Ginger Joe.

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Goedhuis second summer charity rosé tasting launched

Published:  24 February, 2011

Goedhuis & Co, Savills and Weatherbys Private Banking are to launch the second Goedhuis Summer Rosé Tasting in aid of the Starlight Children's Foundation.

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Premium focus for Skalli

Published:  24 February, 2011

Southern French wine producer, Skalli has said it will be focusing its efforts on premium wine production in future.

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Rhône wines in growth, helped by 'aggressive' campaigning

Published:  23 February, 2011

Rhône Valley wines sales are continuing to grow in both volume and value, which has been helped by "aggressive" campaigning, according to its promotional body, Inter Rhône.

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Sterling boost after another call for rise in interest rate

Published:  23 February, 2011

Sterling has gained against the euro and US dollar as another member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee has voted for an interest rate hike.

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Camel Valley scoops world's best sparkling rosé at Bollicini del Mondo

Published:  23 February, 2011

The English producer, Camel Valley Vineyard has won the world's Best Sparkling Rosé Trophy at at Bollicini del Mondo held in Verona, Italy.

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Ravenswood winemaker makes it into Vintners Hall of Fame

Published:  23 February, 2011

Ravenswood founding winemaker, Joel Peterson, has been inducted into the Vintners Hall of Fame 2011, for contributions to the California wine industry.

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NZ quake: Waipara wine region escapes harm

Published:  23 February, 2011

The Waipara wine region to the north of Christchurch in New Zealand has been largely unaffected by the earthquake which devastated the area, leaving at least 75 dead earlier this week.

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Sterling slips due to North Africa and Middle East tensions

Published:  23 February, 2011

Sterling slipped against the 'safer haven' currencies yesterday as escalating tension in the Middle East and North Africa saw investors scale back holdings in riskier currencies.

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E&J Gallo to launch chilled red wine

Published:  22 February, 2011

Californian wine firm E&J Gallo is targeting 5 million UK consumers with the launch of its chilled red wine concept Summer Red.

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An operatic offering from De Bortoli

Published:  22 February, 2011

Australian winery De Bortoli has released a new wine to add to its premium Melba range.

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In time for St Patrick's Day

Published:  22 February, 2011

Ahead of St Patricks Day is the launch of a limited edition Jameson Irish Whiskey bottle in collaboration with designer, Paul Daly.

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Naked Wines and Mumsnet team up for 'retox' wine club.

Published:  22 February, 2011

Online wine retailer Naked Wines is teaming up with Mumsnet.com to launch a 'retox' wine club.

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Wines of Germany launches Riesling Week

Published:  22 February, 2011

Wines of Germany has announced the launch of Riesling Week in July, which aims to link up with independent retailers and restaurants across the UK.

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G&J Greenall launches '250 Years of Great British Spirit' campaign

Published:  22 February, 2011

G&J Greenall is to is to invest £1.4m behind its Original London Dry Gin to celebrate its 250th birthday this year.

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Clink Wines expands

Published:  22 February, 2011

Clink Wines has appointed a new operations manager and moved to new offices in west London.

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Wines in the press - February 18-20

Published:  22 February, 2011

The Guardian
Sherry may have taken off in stylish tapas bars, but when did you last get offered some at a friend's house? Asks Fiona Beckett.

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Prospects of an interest rate rise continues to support sterling

Published:  22 February, 2011

Sterling hit a high of $1.6260/£1 yesterday, but struggled to push much higher as investors took profit from sterling's recent run against the US dollar.

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Diageo buys Turkish spirits producer

Published:  21 February, 2011

Diageo has bought Turkey's leading spirits company, Mey Içki, in a deal worth £1.3 billion.

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Medics condemn "inconsequential" action on drinks prices

Published:  21 February, 2011

Medics have warned that government plans to ban below-cost sales of alcohol will have no effect on the nation's health.

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