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Wines in the press - September 16-19

Published:  21 September, 2010

The Guardian

Victoria Moore's dad has put in his traditional autumn request for a vinous shopping list. The brief is familiar: price range £5-£7 the wine can be any colour, as long as it's versatile, she says.

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Currency update, September 21: sterling falls to seven week low

Published:  21 September, 2010

Sterling fell to a seven week low against the euro yesterday after poor UK data highlighted a slow UK recovery.

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More bid speculation for Foster's wine interests

Published:  21 September, 2010

Rumours are circulating about another bid for Treasury Wine Estates, the wine division of Foster's.

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New retailer offers 'try before buy' on 100 wines

Published:  20 September, 2010
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Beam signs deal for US states

Published:  20 September, 2010

Beam Global Spirits & Wine has appointed Southern Wines & Spirits of America as its distributor in 16 states.

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Laithwaites to support International Grenache Day

Published:  20 September, 2010

Laithwaites Wine, is joining the celebrations of International Grenache Day on September 24.

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Enotria launches wine training programme

Published:  20 September, 2010

Enotria has launched a training programme to give restaurant and bar staff greater confidence when serving wine.

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75% of failing pubs could be saved

Published:  20 September, 2010

Up to 75% of failing pubs and restaurants could be saved with the right focus, processes and management techniques according to hospitality business mentor, David Hunter.

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Currency update, September 20: sterling holding firm

Published:  20 September, 2010

Sterling slipped against the US dollar on Friday, coming off an earlier 5 week high of $1.5730/£1 but holding firm above the $1.56/£1 level.

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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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