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Jameson Cult Film Club returns

Published:  17 November, 2010

Irish whiskey brand Jameson is again using film as a way of engaging with its audience.

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Cheval Blanc smashes wine auction record

Published:  17 November, 2010

An imperial of Cheval Blanc 1947 has broken the record for a price paid for a single bottle at auction.

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Napa Valley winery overwhelmed by debt

Published:  17 November, 2010

California's Cosentino Winery has ceased trading after failing to secure extra finance to cover its debts.

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Sterling falls sharply due to talks of further quantitative easing

Published:  17 November, 2010

Sterling fell sharply yesterday after Bank of England governor Mervyn King signalled that the Bank of England could launch a further programme of quantitative easing if needed.

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The Macallan sets record for most expensive whisky sold at £288,000

Published:  16 November, 2010
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Wines in the press - November 11-14

Published:  16 November, 2010

The Guardian
Fiona Beckett is talking about Beaujolais, not the "banana and bubble gum-scented nouveau" that will be hitting our shelves on Thursday, but the much-lauded 2009 vintage.

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Christie's NY wine sale raises $3.6 million

Published:  16 November, 2010
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Pre-tax profits down at pub chain Enterprise

Published:  16 November, 2010

Pre-tax profits at pub chain Enterprise Inns, which operates around 7,000 pubs throughout the UK, fell from £208m to £175m while profit after tax rose from £6m to £26m.

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Concern over Irish debt takes sterling to seven-week high against euro

Published:  16 November, 2010
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First Drinks invests in research to help retailers drive profits

Published:  16 November, 2010

First Drinks is investing in a research programme to help retailers drive future profits.

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Ireland's debt sees sterling hold firm against the euro

Published:  16 November, 2010

Sterling slipped against the US dollar yesterday but held near to a seven week high against the euro as concern over the debt situation in Ireland hampered the single currency's prospects.

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Donna Hartwig wins Wine Society's 'winemaker of the year'

Published:  15 November, 2010

Kingston Estate's Donna Hartwig has been named The Wine Society Members' Choice Winemaker of the Year 2010.

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Pernod Ricard campaign against drink driving

Published:  15 November, 2010
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Hennessy gears up for 54th Gold Cup

Published:  15 November, 2010

Hennessy is gearing up for this year's Gold Cup at Newbury which will mark 54 years of continuous partnership.

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More pubs selling alcohol round the clock

Published:  15 November, 2010

The number of pubs and bars with 24-hour alcohol licences has risen from 845 to 946 in the past year.

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Fine wine boom boosts Majestic

Published:  15 November, 2010

Majestic's half-year profits have soared by 20% helped partly by an increasing consumer interest in fine wines.

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Sterling slips over concerns of UK involvement in Irish debt

Published:  15 November, 2010

Sterling slipped against the euro on Friday as the single currency recovered ground as European leaders sought to reassure investors in 'peripheral' Euro zone debt that they would not face a debt writedown.

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Richard Siddle: Argentine Adventures, Part Two

Published:  14 November, 2010


Famous last words...having said I was sure I would be back in Mendoza city one day it did not expect to be walking back in to the Diplomatic Hotel some 14 hours later.

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Baron de Ley-El Coto invests €5m in new white varieties

Published:  12 November, 2010

Spanish wine group Baron de Ley-El Coto has bought Carbonera-Bergasa's 500-hectare estate in Rioja and plans to invest €5m in developing new white varieties approved by regional authorities three years ago.

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Bag yourself a bargain on #winedealfriday

Published:  12 November, 2010

It's the second week of #winedealfriday and a host of UK wine importers are offering exclusive Twitter deals to independents in the on and off-trade.

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