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Glenrothes to launch whisky making competition

Published:  25 August, 2010

Glenrothes is launching a global cometition giving four consumers a chance to become Glenrothes whisky makers for a week.

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UK revival for Romanian wine?

Published:  25 August, 2010

Romanian wine is being stocked at Oddbins once again following a 10-year hiatus ? prompting claims that the country's wines are undergoing a UK revival.

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Berry Bros & Rudd to match red wine with fish

Published:  25 August, 2010

Berry Bros & Rudd is using science in an attempt to prove that red wine does go with fish after all.

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Corks Out installs Enomatic machines

Published:  25 August, 2010

Wine merchant Corks Out will install Enomatic machines to four of its five shops and offer sampling to both on and off-trade customers.

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Century-old recipe inspires Glenmorangie expression

Published:  25 August, 2010

Glenmorangie has used a rediscovered century-old recipe to create the latest addition to its Private Edition range.

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Currency update, August 25: sterling falls to one month low

Published:  25 August, 2010

Yesterday sterling fell to a one month low against the US dollar and ended four days of gains against the euro over fears of a double-dip recession.

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New cafés and restaurants will replace closing pubs

Published:  25 August, 2010

New cafés or restaurants will replace around 2,000 pubs or bars in the UK that are set to close over the next three years.

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Trade urged to be ready for rules changes

Published:  24 August, 2010

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association is urging drinks operators not to be caught out by the introduction of mandatory code regulations on October 1.

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Head winemaker for Mont Tauch

Published:  24 August, 2010

Mont Tauch, Fitou's largest cooperative, has appointed Jean-Philippe Trollet as head winemaker.

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Search is on for malt whisky 'Mastermind'

Published:  24 August, 2010

Glenfiddich is offering a £1,000 prize in a competition to find the Malt Mastermind of the Year.

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Glenfiddich in search for Malt Mastermind

Published:  24 August, 2010

Glenfiddich has launched a search to find the bartender worthy of the title Malt Mastermind of the Year.

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Currency update, August 24: sterling's recovery cut short

Published:  24 August, 2010

Currency update for August 24 from Smart Currency Exchange: sterling's high yesterday proves to be short lived.

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WSET announces 11% increase in diploma graduates

Published:  24 August, 2010

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust has announced an 11% increase in graduates on 2009 for its flagship qualification the Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits.

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Foster's hit by wine write-downs

Published:  24 August, 2010

The Foster's Group has reported a loss of A$464 million loss in the year to June 30 after write-downs in its wine business of A$1.3 billion.

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Constellation to end Aussie share listing

Published:  24 August, 2010

Wine producer Constellation Brands is to voluntarily drop is listing on the Australian Stock Exchange.

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Wines in the press - August 19-22

Published:  24 August, 2010

The Guardian
Victoria Moore is talking about all the good bottles of the summer she hasn't been able to squeeze into the theme, another column, or that have been tasted too late to get a mention.

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Vinea to hold its 17th annual wine fair

Published:  23 August, 2010

Switzerland's most important wine fair Vinea is to run its 17th show offering several new features.

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Currency update, August 23: A strong one for sterling

Published:  23 August, 2010

Last week was a strong one for sterling against the euro and this trend has continued this morning as it is trading at €1.2260/£1.

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Halewood in low-alcohol wine launch

Published:  23 August, 2010

Halewood International is hoping its new lower-alcohol wine will appeal to 25 to 45-year-old women "looking for a wine without such a strong alcoholic taste".

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Sainsbury's Champagne sales up 40%

Published:  20 August, 2010

Champagne sales at Sainsbury's have jumped by 40% ? 1.2 million more bottles ? this year as consumers seek out great value as well as taste.

 

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