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MW scholarship offered by Yalumba

Published:  23 July, 2008

MW students given the chance to win a trip to Australia

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Thierry Cabanne dies in car crash

Published:  23 July, 2008

Founder and chairman of Thierry's Wine Services, Thierry Cabanne, died in a car accident in the early hours of yesterday morning

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New tracking scheme for Aussie shipments

Published:  23 July, 2008

Wine and Spirit companies have successfully trialled use of a unique identifier number to track and trace products moving between the UK and Australia.

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Italian police tackle wine fraud

Published:  23 July, 2008

Italian military police have qualified as sommeliers to sniff out wine fraud.

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London's diners pay highest prices

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: London is most expensive city in the world for dining out

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Tesco launches autumn wine promotion

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Tesco's autumn wine festival has wine discounts of up to 50%

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Government health campaign to be announced

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Health secretary, Alan Johnson, is today announce a series of measures today that will improve the nation's health, including alcohol use, from the "womb to the tomb".

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New law lets Uluru tourists drink alcohol

Published:  23 July, 2008

Tourists to Uluru and other Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory will be allowed to drink alcohol, following the Australian government's controversial amendment to a new law.

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South African exports up

Published:  23 July, 2008

South African wine sales in the UK, its biggest market, are up more than 2% on last year, but still well below the 10% total global export growth for the first half 2007.

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EU saves the pint

Published:  23 July, 2008

Pints have been saved, with the European Commission set to confirm it will continue to allow the UK to use imperial measurements.

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Gerard Basset opens new hotel

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Basset opens Hotel TerraVina in the New Forest

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Scottish smoking ban improves public health

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Year on year hospital admissions down

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Aluminium bottle tests the mettle

Published:  23 July, 2008

In another move toward environmentally friendly wines, an Australian company has produced a range of aluminium-bottled wines.

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Record Australian wine exports

Published:  23 July, 2008

Australian wine exports set new records, rising 8% by value and 9% by volume in the year ending August 31.

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Gordon Ramsay to open 10 more pubs next year

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Celebrity chef to build on success of London pubs

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S&N rejects Carlsberg bid

Published:  23 July, 2008

Britain's largest brewer, Scottish & Newcastle, has rejected a hostile takeover bid by Danish rival Carlsberg, saying it had plans to expand its business in Asia.

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John Lewis on the march

Published:  23 July, 2008

The John Lewis Partnership, owners of Waitrose, is expected to report up to 40% increase in half-year profits later this week.

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Poor summer a boost to Restaurant Group

Published:  23 July, 2008

The Restaurant Group is expected on Wednesday to report a jump in pre-tax up to 16.5 million for the first half of the year due largely to more people choosing to spend more time eating out during the poor summer.

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Jefford takes title for second year running

Published:  23 July, 2008

Andrew Jefford told Harpers he was "rather embarrassed" after winning the Louis Roederer wine writer of the year for the second year in a row.

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Woolworths to sell cheapest Champagne

Published:  23 July, 2008

Woolworths claims to be selling the cheapest ever bottle of Champagne to be sold in the UK available for only 5.

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