Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

Wines in the Press- February 5-7

Published:  09 February, 2010

Guardian

Victoria Moore is having a rummage through the Wine Society warehouse at its Stevenage HQ. She says there are several un-surprises, including many of the society's own labels such as a Chilean Sauvignon Blanc, made by Viña Leyda, and ­Argentine Malbec, made by Susana Balbo - "nothing but the best for the WS".

 

Read more...

German Wine Institute launches intern initiative

Published:  09 February, 2010

The German Wine Institute (GWI) has launched an initiative aimed at giving young foreign wine industry professionals work experience at a top German wine estate.

Read more...

Berrys predicts spectacular Bordeaux 2009

Published:  09 February, 2010

Bordeaux 2009 could be a "spectacular" vintage, according to Berry Bros & Rudd sales director Simon Staples, who has had exclusive access to some of the wines.

Read more...

JF Hillebrand wins new retail contracts

Published:  08 February, 2010

JF Hillebrand, the specialist logistics provider to the beverage industry, has been awarded new contracts from two of the UK's largest retail chains.

Read more...

Intercontinental Brands permitted to use Vodkat name

Published:  08 February, 2010

InterContinental Brands has been permitted by the High Court to continue using the Vodkat name, despite losing a legal battle against Diageo.

Read more...

Villa Maria joins forces with Journeys of Distinction

Published:  08 February, 2010

Villa Maria has joined forces with the luxury travel company Journeys of Distinction, to put together a new wine holiday package to New Zealand.

Read more...

Hallgarten Druitt takes on Oveja Negra

Published:  08 February, 2010

Hallgarten Druitt has been appointed by Maule-based winery VIA Wines to distribute its Oveja Negra brand.

Read more...

GIV boss steps down after 14 years

Published:  05 February, 2010

Emilio Pedron, the 65 year-old boss of Gruppo Italiano Vini (GIV) is stepping down after fourteen years at the helm of Italy's biggest wine group.

Read more...

Chase signs with Mangrove

Published:  05 February, 2010

The spirits portfolio of Herefordshire's Chase Distillery is to be handled by Mangrove, the specialist spirits division of Coe Vintners.

Read more...

Sparkling line-up for LIWF Top 100

Published:  05 February, 2010

This year's Top 100 tasting at the London International Wine Fair will feature 30 sparkling wines and 70 "regional ambassadors" to mark the exhibition's 30th anniversary.

Read more...

Berry Bros & Rudd sell Cutty Sark

Published:  05 February, 2010

Berry Bros. & Rudd is to sell the Scotch whisky, Cutty Sark to The Edrington Group and will acquire Glenroths. 

Read more...

South Africa reduces bottle weight

Published:  05 February, 2010

South Africa is lowering the weight of its wine bottles in a move to help reduce the industry's carbon footprint.

Read more...

Rueda production up 5%

Published:  04 February, 2010

Rueda production increased by 5% in 2009, according to official data released by the Spanish wine region.

Read more...

Whisky festival picks six of the best

Published:  04 February, 2010

More than 50 Speyside malts were tasted by a panel of expert judges at the first stage of its annual whisky competition.

Read more...

First flavours for Diageo's Ciroc

Published:  04 February, 2010

Diageo has launched two flavoured versions of its Ciroc vodka.

Read more...

Cockburn's of Leith rescued

Published:  04 February, 2010

The Cockburn's of Leith name will survive thanks to a deal between its administrators and Edinburgh Wine Importers.

Read more...

California hit by UK decline

Published:  03 February, 2010

A decline in exports to the UK has contributed to a fall in California wine shipments for the first time in 16 years, according to data published this week in the USA.

Read more...

Green charter for Bordeaux producers

Published:  03 February, 2010

Bordeaux wine consultant Olivier Dauga is launching a Green Winemaking Charter for producers in the region.

Read more...

Consumers reassured on chemicals in wine

Published:  03 February, 2010

A new logo could soon be appearing on wine labels, assuring consumers that the product has only received minimal chemical treatments.

Read more...

Wolf Blass launches sporting themed campaign

Published:  02 February, 2010

Wolf Blass is launching its largest ever £2 million, sporting themed campaign, which will run throughout 2010.

Read more...