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

Do you still need convincing?

Published:  23 July, 2008

There is seemingly no end of organisations, both public and private, that have been set up to advise and convince businesses to cut their carbon emissions, here three of the main players, WRAP, the Carbon Trust and WWF, set out what the drinks industry should be aiming for.

Read more...

Survey reveals mass ignorance over alcohol units

Published:  23 July, 2008

Three-quarters of UK wine drinkers do not know how units of alcohol a bottle of wine contains, according to a new survey.

Read more...

Competition Commission puts Tesco site under threat

Published:  23 July, 2008

Supermarket retailer Tesco has been ordered to stop building work on a development in Slough by the Competition Commission.

Read more...

Half-price deals a rip off says Pernod Boss

Published:  23 July, 2008

The UK boss of drinks giant Pernod Ricard has admitted half price wine deals trick consumers.

Read more...

Binge drinkers go for beer over wine and spirits

Published:  23 July, 2008

A US study shows most binge drinkers will reach for beer rather than wine or spirits when they set out to get drunk.

Read more...

Chteau Lafite saviour dies, aged 90

Published:  23 July, 2008

Baron Elie de Rothschild, the man credited with turning round the fortunes of Chteau Lafite in Bordeaux after World War II, has died at the age of 90.

Read more...

Vintage acquires Californian vineyards

Published:  23 July, 2008

Vintage Wine Trust, a real estate investment trust, has acquired two vineyards located in California's Lodi and Yolo county growing region for a total of $9million (4.4m)

Read more...

Major departures at Inter-Rhne

Published:  23 July, 2008

Two leading members of the Rhne's generic body have left within weeks of each other.

Read more...

Asda cleared of marketing vodka to children

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: The Portman Group has rejected a complaint that superstore ASDA, part of Walmart, was marketing a range of vodka-based drinks to children.

Read more...

Sainsbury's to meet Delta Two

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Sainsbury's and Delta Two are expected to meet later today as the two parties continue to discuss the Qatari investment fund's 600p a share offer for the retailer.

Read more...

Australian wine export market smashes through Aus$3bn mark

Published:  23 July, 2008

AUSTRALIA: Exports from Australia's wine industry have broken the A$3bn (1.28bn) barrier for the first time, latest figures show.

Read more...

German parliament changes wine law

Published:  23 July, 2008

GERMANY: Wine growing region gets a name change.

Read more...

UK Government to investigate pub ID scanners

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Government data protection watchdog to investigate pubs and clubs scanning and storing consumer's personal ID amid fears the practice could lead to identity fraud.

Read more...

Heatwave strikes Italy's wine production

Published:  23 July, 2008

ITALY: The country is facing a shortage of wine due to the unprecedented heatwave.

Read more...

Wine Intelligence revamps website

Published:  23 July, 2008

Research organisation Wine Intelligence has revamped its website.

Read more...

German premium wines outstripping supply

Published:  23 July, 2008

The UK's thirst for German premium wines is steadily increasing, according to the latest figures from Wines of Germany.

.

Read more...

US Senate declares September National Bourbon Heritage month

Published:  23 July, 2008

The US senate for the state of Kentucky-Tennessee has declared September as National Bourbon Heritage month.'

Read more...

Macallan hopes for more exposure

Published:  23 July, 2008

Scotch producer The Macallan has teamed up with a still-life photographer for its new print advertising campaign.

Read more...

Floods don't dampen Waitrose results

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose has reported a 2.7% rise in sales for the first half despite bad weather in June and July.

Read more...

OFT denies involvement in Sainsbury takeover bid

Published:  23 July, 2008

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has denied being in any contact with Qatari investment group Delta Two regarding its potential bid for Sainsbury's.

Read more...