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

BII attacks KPMG alcohol report

Published:  01 August, 2008

The BII has finally responded to the KPMG report that criticised industry responsible drinking codes for being toothless.

Read more...

Italian hotel offers £10,000 wine tours

Published:  01 August, 2008

A five-star hotel in Italy is offering £10,000-a-throw tours of the Ornellaia and Brunello wine-growing regions.

Read more...

New vacuum system for wines by the glass

Published:  01 August, 2008

Small- and medium-sized businesses in the on trade now have an affordable way of preserving wines sold by the glass, a company is claiming.

Read more...

Diageo ups stake in Chinese spirits group

Published:  01 August, 2008

Diageo has bought an additional 6% stake in Chinese white spirits company Sichuan Chengdu Quanxing Group (Quanxing), increasing its ownership in the business to 49%.

Read more...

Bottlegreen re-launching World Domaine range

Published:  01 August, 2008

Drinks manufacturer Bottlegreen is re-launching its World Domaine organic grape drinks under the Bottlegreen label.

Read more...

InBev set to increase wholesale prices

Published:  01 August, 2008

Rises in energy, packaging and transport costs has forced InBev UK to implement a hike in its wholesale prices.

Read more...

Berkmann Wine Cellars issues scam warning

Published:  01 August, 2008



A trade alert has been issued by Berkmann Wine Cellars about a potential scam to defraud wine companies.

Read more...

Bacardi opens retail store, launches reserve rum

Published:  31 July, 2008

Bacardi has opened its first retail store.

Read more...

ThirtyFifty wine tastings head for Australia

Published:  31 July, 2008

Wine expert ThirtyFifty is building on its UK success by launching a wine-tasting business in Australia.

Read more...

Finca Las Moras adds new premium wine range

Published:  31 July, 2008

Finca Las Moras has launched a new premium wine, the Las Moras Gran Shiraz 3 Valleys.

Read more...

Bordeaux Index names greatest wines

Published:  31 July, 2008

Premier fine wine trader Bordeaux Index has released its list of the greatest wines.

Read more...

Cavit turns to screwcap for its SanVigilio range

Published:  31 July, 2008

Leading Trentino producer Cavit has turned to screwcap closures for its SanVigilio range.

Read more...

Wine riding high despite beer sales drop

Published:  30 July, 2008

Sales of wine are holding out in the on and off-trade despite beer sales falling by 10%, according to the Academy of Food & Wine.

Read more...

Coors Light repackaged with Rocky Mountain look

Published:  29 July, 2008

Coors Light have put ice-cold, Rocky Mountain refreshment at the forefront of their latest advertising campaign with the launch of new look 'cold activated' packaging.

Read more...

US craft brewers head to Great British Beer Festival

Published:  29 July, 2008

Seventeen of America's craft breweries will be represented at this year's Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), running at London's Earl's Court from 5 to 9 August.

Read more...

WKD in new cinema advertising campaign

Published:  29 July, 2008

A new, cinema-specific ad from WKD is set to entertain audiences and comes hot on the heels of two TV executions launched in May. Over nine million cinema-goers will see the ad between its summer launch and the end of December.

Read more...

Returns from wine assets 'not acceptable', says Foster's chairman

Published:  29 July, 2008

Returns from the Foster's Group wine portfolio are "not acceptable", the company's chairman has said.

Read more...

Scheid Vineyards loses $2.7m in Q1

Published:  29 July, 2008

Scheid Vineyards Inc announced today its financial results for the first quarter ended May 31, 2008.

Read more...

115-year-old Veuve Clicquot Champagne discovered

Published:  29 July, 2008

The oldest ever bottle of Veuve Cliquot Champagne has been discovered locked away in a drinks cabinet in a Scottish castle.

Read more...

InBev UK launches price-marked packs for Beck's

Published:  29 July, 2008

InBev UK is helping independent retailers generate incremental beer business - with the launch of price-marked promotional packs on key brands including Stella Artois, Beck's and Tennent's Lager.

Read more...