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New directive for Tesco wine suppliers

Published:  23 July, 2008

Supermarket giant Tesco is introducing new packaging requirements for its wine suppliers.

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Remy Cointreau reports 5.7% sales rise

Published:  23 July, 2008

FRANCE: French wines and spirits group Remy Cointreau reported a 5.7% rise in first-half sales and has reaffirmed it expected significant growth in full-year operating profit.

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Tesco launches retail-ready' packaging

Published:  23 July, 2008

The supermarket plans to roll-out 600 of its wines packed in 'retail-ready' packaging by February next year.

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Middle-class wine drinkers risk their health

Published:  23 July, 2008

Teenage binge-drinkers are not the only abusers of alcohol. A new study finds the middle-classes are also over-indulging

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Cloudy Bay spices it up

Published:  23 July, 2008

New Zealand producer Cloudy Bay is to launch its 2004 Gewurztraminer via its online search facility, Cloudy Bay Locator.

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A third of UK Wine consumers choose Rioja

Published:  23 July, 2008

Rioja is the wine region most likely to convert consumer awareness into sales

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Legal drinking age should be lowered

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Lowering the legal drinking age could help tackle the country's binge culture

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Drinks companies back Fairtrade in 2008

Published:  23 July, 2008

Leading retailers and drinks companies will take part in Fairtrade fortnight in February 2008, which will be entitled Change Today. Choose Fairtrade.

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Bordeaux harvest: day 12

Published:  23 July, 2008

Alexandra Martet from Chateau Lavison, Entre-Deux-Mers has at last concluded the harvest, and all the evidence suggests it's not as bad as she first feared.

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Alcohol abuse on the rise

Published:  23 July, 2008

Alcohol-related hospital admissions have risen sharply in the past five years, new figures show.

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British supermarkets not green enough

Published:  23 July, 2008

New survey says supermarkets are showing signs of becoming environmentally friendly but have not yet gone far enough.

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Chilean wines show strong growth

Published:  23 July, 2008

Wines of Chile is to focus on Sauvignon Blanc and Ros - the two fastest growing sectors of the UK wine market - at its annual trade tastings to be held in Manchester and London this week.


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Wine world atlas includes China and India

Published:  23 July, 2008

The names of the world's most renowned wine-producing areas has been officially redrawn to include countries such as China, India, Georgia, Canada, New Mexico and Belgium.

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Campo Viejo turns to screwcap for white and ros

Published:  23 July, 2008

Rioja brand Campo Viejo is to launch two wines in its range under screwcap, Pernod Ricard has announced.

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Red wine fights stomach bugs

Published:  23 July, 2008

Red wine can help to fight stomach ulcers and bugs that cause food poisoning.

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Wine sales to overtake beer by 2040?

Published:  23 July, 2008

A survey commissioned by French Wines has shown that sales of wine in the on-trade may surpass those of beer by 2039.

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Wal-Mart reports low outlook, Target misses forecast

Published:  23 July, 2008

US: Wal-Mart Stores Inc yesterday reported September sales at US stores opened at least a year, toward the low end of its outlook.

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Tesco plans Autumn Fresh & Easy launch

Published:  23 July, 2008

US: The supermarket plans to open six Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market on November 8.

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Diageo GB draws in responsible viewers

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Two in three people watched the drink company's branded national responsible drinking TV advertising campaign.


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Diageo GB launches single malt flavour map

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Diageo GB has teamed up with one of the UK's leading drinks experts to de-mystify the whisky category.

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