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Tesco wins recognition from BII

Published:  15 August, 2008

Tesco has become the first off-trade retailer to be recognised by the British Institute of Innkeeping's awards body (BIIAB), for tackling under-age sales through its staff training scheme.

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Heineken strikes fifth consecutive Bond deal

Published:  15 August, 2008

Heineken is launching a worldwide promotional campaign for the latest James Bond film, 'Quantum of Solace.'

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Pernod Ricard gives Argentina a big push

Published:  15 August, 2008

Pernod Ricard plans to invest US$10 million (£5.2m)in Graffigna over the next three years to make it the number one selling Argentine brand in the UK, writes Rebecca Gibb.

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Tesco extends Drinks Awards deadline

Published:  14 August, 2008

Tesco has extended the entry deadline for its 2009 Drinks Awards to September 5 2008.

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Cellar Trends launches press campaign for Faustino

Published:  14 August, 2008

Cellar Trends is launching its biggest ad campaign for Spanish wine brand Faustino Rioja in four years.

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Martini and All Bar One team up for summer of love

Published:  14 August, 2008

Martini has struck a deal with All Bar One to exhibit its outdoor Martini Terrazza at venues around the UK.

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English wines triumph at Decanter awards

Published:  14 August, 2008

English winemakers will scoop a total of 19 medals at this year's Decanter World Wine Awards.

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New editor for TalkingDrinks.com

Published:  14 August, 2008

Claire Weekes has joined TalkingDrinks.com as its new editor.

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Whisky fuelled car reaches top gear

Published:  14 August, 2008

The BBC has attempted an unusual biofuel experiment on the whisky island of Islay.

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Laithwaites bids for bigger audience with PR push

Published:  13 August, 2008

Online wine seller Laithwaites is to undergo a PR push to promote the brand to a wider audience.

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InBev to launch ad campaign for 4% Stella brand

Published:  13 August, 2008

InBev will launch a TV campaign to promote its new lower strength version of Stella Artois in November.

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US wine and spirits giants form joint venture

Published:  13 August, 2008

Two of the US's leading wine and spirits manufacturers have announced a joint venture that will control 80% of the country's wine and spirits volume across 38 states.

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Black Grouse scoops top whisky award

Published:  12 August, 2008

Newly launched whisky brand The Black Grouse has scooped a gold medal in the Scotch whisky category at this year's International Spirits Challenge.

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First dedicated wine school opens in Birmingham

Published:  12 August, 2008

Birmingham's first dedicated wine school launches next month as part of a planned franchise programme in the UK.

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Pernod Ricard invests £250,000 in Malibu promotion

Published:  12 August, 2008

Pernod Ricard has invested £250,000 in a flip flop promotion for Malibu.

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Drinks sector shows growth amid retail downturn

Published:  12 August, 2008

The food and drinks sector is the only one to have shown "significant growth" compared to 2007, according to new British Retail Consortium (BRC) figures out today.

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Wines in the Press: Spirit of the summer

Published:  12 August, 2008

Summer is in full swing this week, with Tim Atkin MW getting into the holiday spirit, Jane MacQuitty going on the hunt for the perfect summer red and Jamie Goode giving his run down of the best wines to enjoy in the warm weather.

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Greenall's Gin targets trade sector with big screen competition

Published:  11 August, 2008

Greenall's has teamed with film makers Pathe for a trade sector marketing push. The gin manufacturer is offering two tickets to an exclusive champagne and canapés screening of new film The Duchess, starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes.

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Bottle Green & Alliance Loire join forces

Published:  11 August, 2008

Bottle Green Ltd has announced that it will represent the wines of Alliance Loire in the UK market with immediate effect.

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Kumala ploughs £5 million into press campaign

Published:  11 August, 2008

Constellation Europe is launching a UK and European ad campaign to promote its South African Kumala wine brand.

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