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Beringer launches ad campaign

Published:  23 July, 2008

Californian brand Beringer has invested a "six-figure sum" to launch its first-ever UK advertising campaign in a bid to get consumers to trade up from the sub-5 Californian category.

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Raynaud fails to squash Robert Parker expos

Published:  23 July, 2008

FRANCE: Bordeaux's Alain Raynaud has failed in his legal attempt to strike passages from the Robert Parker expos, published in France.

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Morrisons takes on wine trading manager

Published:  23 July, 2008

Supermarket Morrisons looks set to increase its wine selling activities with the appointments of Dr Arabella Woodrow MW as its wine team's trading manager.

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Adnams opens sixth store

Published:  23 July, 2008

Brewers-to-retailer Adnams has opened its latest Cellar & Kitchen shop in Saffron Waldon, Essex.

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Pernod focus on Creek, Montana and Viejo

Published:  23 July, 2008

Pernod Ricard will focus on three wine brands this year - Jacob's Creek, Montana and Campo Viejo.

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Justerini's chair to step down

Published:  23 July, 2008

Fine wine merchant Justerini & Brooks has announced its chairman will retire in December after 40 years with the company.

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Risk-free wine purchases from Asda

Published:  23 July, 2008

Asda is launching a range of mini wine taster bottles to help shoppers select new wines.

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Wines of Germany goes blogging

Published:  23 July, 2008

Sommeliers and wine writers to contribute to the blogging function on the revamped website.

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Bordeaux harvest: day 25

Published:  23 July, 2008

The Bordelais move into the cellar as the true quality of the 2007 is gauged

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Food air miles go up

Published:  23 July, 2008

The distance travelled by food air-freighted into the UK increased by 31% or 65,000 tonnes in 2006, according to new government statistics.

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FDF to cut packaging waste

Published:  23 July, 2008

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has launched a major environmental plan aimed at cutting CO2 emissions, food and packaging waste and water use.

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Smoking ban fails to damage nightclub demand

Published:  23 July, 2008

Nightclub operator Luminar believes the smoking ban has had a marginal impact' on its business.

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Sparkling wine sales beat summer weather blues

Published:  23 July, 2008

Poor summer weather didn't prevent UK sparkling wine sales climbing 7% by value and 3% by volume, according to AC Nielsen off trade figures.


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Convenience Awards 2008 launched

Published:  23 July, 2008

Our sister magazine, Checkout, has launched its 2008 Convenience Awards with a call for entries.

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The German Wine Institute reaches out to consumers

Published:  23 July, 2008

The German Wine Institute (GWI) is to restructure its domestic and export marketing departments in a bid to change the way German wine is perceived by the consumer.

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Delta Two increases Sainsbury offer

Published:  23 July, 2008

Deadline of November 8 given for Delta Two to make a formal offer

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Fladgate take on new Quinta

Published:  23 July, 2008

The Fladgate Partnership has acquired Quinta da Eira Velha - another grade A 50 hectare property in the Douro bringing its total vineyard area to 800 ha.

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Superior categories for Sherry announced

Published:  23 July, 2008

Two new Sherry categories have been created, which will introduced to the UK within the next two years.

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Thieves steal container of Laurent-Perrier

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Police are urging the wine trade to be extremely vigilant following the theft of a container of Laurent-Perrier Cuve Ros Brut early this week.

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Rapper Sean Diddy Combs to market Diageo vodka brand

Published:  23 July, 2008

US rapper Sean Diddy Combs could net more than $100million (49m) after agreeing a deal with Diageo that will see him market the drinks company's US vodka brand.

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