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UK biggest export market for Chilean wine

Published:  07 February, 2011

The UK has regained the top spot as the biggest export market for Chilean wine, after being overtaken by the USA last year. 

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Colleagues mourn Wine Rack's Rod Rodrigues

Published:  07 February, 2011

More than 200 people attended the funeral of Rod Rodrigues, a well-known figure in the off-licence trade who died in Surrey recently after a battle with cancer.

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Spotlight on wine fraud in TV programme

Published:  07 February, 2011

The spotlight is being turned on wine fraud in a BBC programme tonight.

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Sterling continues positive run against the dollar

Published:  04 February, 2011

Sterling continued its run against the US dollar yesterday, hitting a high of $1.6276/£1.

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WOSA to focus marketing online in 2011

Published:  04 February, 2011

Wines of South Africa will focus on online marketing, push its sustainability message and run a series of wine workshops in the UK in 2011.

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Brown Brothers CEO steps down

Published:  04 February, 2011

Brown Brothers chief executive Ross Brown has stepped down and a replacement has been found outside of the family.

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Fine wine up 3.8% in January

Published:  04 February, 2011

Fine wine started the year strongly, with January prices returning 3.8% growth, but a late rally at the end of the month meant the Dow Jones skipped it into first place with 4% growth.

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Michel Roux's Service winners revealed

Published:  04 February, 2011

After a gruelling training period, three of Michel Roux's apprentices on the TV show which spotlights front-of-house staff, were awarded scholarships with the Academy of Food and Wine.

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Airport shop for Grant's brand

Published:  04 February, 2011

Grant's whisky has opened a dedicated pop-up shop at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris.

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New recruit for WSTA public affairs team

Published:  03 February, 2011

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association has appointed Carlo Gibbs as its new public affairs executive.

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WSTA urges Treasury to halt alcohol tax escalator

Published:  03 February, 2011

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association WSTA, is urging the Treasury to abandon its alcohol tax escalator on the back of a UK decline in 2010 retail wine figures.

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Finalists announced in the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards

Published:  03 February, 2011

The judging panel for the first round of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards, has selected two finalists of each of the three categories.

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Finalists announced at the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards

Published:  03 February, 2011

The judging panel for the first round of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards, has selected two finalists of each of the three categories.

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Pernod wins Havana Club battle in Spain

Published:  03 February, 2011

Pernod Ricard has claimed victory in a court hearing over the rights to the Havana Club rum brand name in the Spanish market.

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Bacardi gives cash to flood funds

Published:  03 February, 2011

Bacardi is to donate US$50,000 each to the disaster relief efforts in Australia and Brazil after recent flooding in the countries.

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Sterling hits three month high due to strong data

Published:  03 February, 2011

Sterling hit a three month high against the US dollar yesterday, touching $1.6232/£.

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The 'Best Wines of Tuscany' to showcase in March

Published:  02 February, 2011

The 'Best Wines of Tuscany' - a showcase of 960 of the region's top wines, is to come to London in March.

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Chris de Burgh to auction wine

Published:  02 February, 2011

Chris de Burgh is the latest celebrity to auction off his a selection of wines from his private collection ? expected to raise £200,000 next month.

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Pancho Campo attacks those who deny climate change as "outdated"

Published:  02 February, 2011

People who still "cast doubt on the existence of climate change are outdated" according to Pancho Campo MW, president of The Wine Academy of Spain and organiser of the World Congress on Climate Change and Wine in April.

 

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Trade in 'big trouble' over front-of-house staff shortage

Published:  02 February, 2011

The hospitality industry is in "big trouble" due to a shortage of front-of-house staff, says one of the stars of BBC Two's Michel Roux's Service programme.

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