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Wines in the press - January 28-30

Published:  25 January, 2011

The Guardian
The Chinese may be buying up the world's best Bordeaux, but is hard to think of a wine that's less suited to Chinese food, says Fiona Beckett.

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Sterling falls back after a bumper week

Published:  25 January, 2011

Sterling fell against the US dollar and euro yesterday as investors took profits following last week's highs.

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Bibendum launches Market Insights division

Published:  25 January, 2011

Bibendum has launched a new Market Insights division that aims to work closely with customers to deliver greater profits for the its category.

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Le Bouchon Breton best in Harpers Drinking Out Excellence Awards

Published:  25 January, 2011

Le Bouchon Breton in London's Spitalfields market has been named the best place for a drink whilst out dining in the 2011 Harpers Wine & Spirit Drinking Out Excellence Awards.

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Creation Wines appoints Ellis of Richmond

Published:  25 January, 2011

Creation Wines of South Africa has named Ellis of Richmond as its UK distributor.

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Emporia Brands rolls out spirits school

Published:  24 January, 2011

Emporia Brands is rolling out a series of spirits training days for specialist wines and spirits merchants.

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Artisan & Vine and DrinkBritain to launch 'Meet the Winemaker' tastings

Published:  24 January, 2011

Battersea-based wine bar Artisan & Vine is joining with DrinkBritain.com to launch a 'Best of English - Meet the Winemaker' series of tastings.

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Austrian wine industry announces record value

Published:  24 January, 2011

The Austrian wine industry has announced a positive year in 2010, despite difficult market conditions.

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Lloyd Webber's wine sells for £3.5m at auction

Published:  24 January, 2011

A selection of Andrew Lloyd Webber's wine collection went under the hammer in Hong Kong this weekend, raising $5.6 million (£3.5 million). 

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Home Office joins trade for new alcohol conference

Published:  24 January, 2011

The Home Office has linked up with key trade bodies for a new alcohol conference "Is Big Society a partnership?" which aims to allow the industry to debate new legislation.

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A volatile week for sterling

Published:  24 January, 2011

Sterling finished slightly stronger against the US dollar on Friday after following the euro higher against the US currency.

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Cognac sales up 30% in 2010

Published:  24 January, 2011

2010 was a record year for Cognac, as shipments reached an all-time high of 1.86 billion Euros (£1.58 billion).

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Wikio rates Bibendum wine blog as 'most influential'

Published:  24 January, 2011

Bibendum's Bibendum Times website has been named as the UK most influential wine blog by Wikio in its January 2011 rankings.

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Champagne Laurent-Perrier releases its Vintage 2002 to the trade

Published:  21 January, 2011

Champagne Laurent-Perrier has revealed it is to release its latest vintage to the trade, the Vintage 2002.

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Bacardi launches Originals ready to serve cocktail range

Published:  21 January, 2011


Bacardi is introducing a new range of ready to serve authentic cocktail drinks which it believes could open up a new drinks category to outlets unable to currently offer a credible cocktail service.

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New boss for Louis Latour Agencies

Published:  21 January, 2011

Louis Latour Agencies has appointed Bibendum's Dan Bolton as its new managing director.

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Emporia to offer spirits training to indies

Published:  21 January, 2011

Emporia Brands is launching spirits training days for independent merchants and specialist outlets across the country.

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Nick Clegg toasts Scotch whisky

Published:  21 January, 2011

The Deputy Prime Minister praised the Scotch whisky industry as it was announced that global exports are heading for a record year ? up 12% in the first 10 months of 2010.

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Sterling struggles as industry orders fall

Published:  21 January, 2011
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Revamped wine service from Hillebrand

Published:  21 January, 2011

Drinks logistics firm JF Hillebrand has launched an expanded distribution service for the European wine market.

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