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New retailer offers 'try before buy' on 150 wines

Published:  20 September, 2010

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Harpers Global Wine Report: the Old World

Published:  17 September, 2010

Eastern Europe is making its mark on the global wine scene and has the potential to be a major player in the coming 12 months, according to predictions from leading trade figures.

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Currency update, September 17 - sterling falls to seven week low

Published:  17 September, 2010

Sterling fell to a seven week low against the euro yesterday as retail sales unexpectedly fell for August and high demand for Spanish debt strengthened the single currency.

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Disaronno to sponsor Sky's Comedy Central

Published:  17 September, 2010

First Drinks owned Disaronno is to sponsor primetime on Sky's Comedy Central channel in the run up to Christmas.

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Cognac auction raises €70,000 for charity

Published:  17 September, 2010

The fifth annual Part des Anges, or angel's share, charity auction of specially-made Cognacs, has raised more than €70,000.

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Richard Siddle dines at The Milroy

Published:  16 September, 2010

Walking into The Milroy you feel like you've stepped up a notch or two in social class, which is all part of its new-found appeal.

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Wines from Brazil generic body is renamed Wines of Brasil

Published:  16 September, 2010

The generic body, Wines from Brazil has renamed its project, Wines of Brasil.

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Currency update, September 16: sterling performs well following increase in employment

Published:  16 September, 2010

Sterling performed well against the US dollar yesterday as traders bought the pound following an increase in employment.

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Sud de France names UK's top sommelier

Published:  15 September, 2010

Sara Bachiorri, assisant head sommelier at London's The Glasshouse, has been named this year's winner of the Sud de France UK Sommelier Competition.

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Wine trade faces consumer 'crisis'

Published:  15 September, 2010

The wine trade has been warned it faces a "crisis of engagement" with its consumer base.

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Nick Gillett becomes commercial director at Coe Vintners

Published:  15 September, 2010

Wine and spirit merchants, Coe Vintners, has announced the promotion of Nick Gillett to commercial director.

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Currency update, September 15 - sterling performs well as UK inflation beats expectations

Published:  15 September, 2010

Sterling performed well against the US dollar yesterday as UK inflation beat expectations and helped eased concerns that the Bank of England would increase their programme of Quantitative Easing.

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Currency update, September 14 - sterling performs well against US dollar

Published:  14 September, 2010

Sterling performed well against the US dollar yesterday as positive Chinese data and new banking rules helped boost risk appetite amongst global investors.

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Champagne harvest begins after 'chaotic' August weather

Published:  14 September, 2010

Growers in Champagne are being allowed a slightly higher harvest limit this year, following a 16% increase in shipments in the past seven months.

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Second wave of Absolut vodka TV ads

Published:  14 September, 2010

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Winebars hit the road to educate consumers

Published:  14 September, 2010

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Lynne Sherriff voted chairman of the Institute of Masters of Wine

Published:  13 September, 2010

South African, Lynne Sherriff has been voted chairman of the Institute of Masters of Wine.

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New Scottish firm plans to open 50 off licences

Published:  13 September, 2010

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WSTA slams Westminster ban on new off-licences

Published:  13 September, 2010

A council moratorium on new off-licences in the West End has been criticised as a "one-size fits all" approach which would penalise responsible businesses and consumers.

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Currency update, September 13: sterling falls again due to economic uncertainty

Published:  13 September, 2010

Sterling fell on Friday against the US dollar and euro after uncertainty regarding the UK economy lead market analysts to recommend selling sterling.

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