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Riesling Fellowship adds two new members at gala dinner

Published:  29 January, 2016

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Carlsberg unveils world's best shopping trolley. Probably

Published:  29 January, 2016

Carlsberg has partnered with car customisation specialists Yiannimize to launch what it says is probably the best shopping trolley in the world.

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Ridgeview Wine Estate wins popular award

Published:  29 January, 2016

The Ridgeview Wine Estate was last night proclaimed Sussex Drink Producer of the Year at the 10th annual Sussex Food and Drinks Awards held at Brighton's Amex Stadium.

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Copestick Murray expands again with new off-trade hire

Published:  29 January, 2016

Copestick Murray has underlined its rapid growth with a further key new appointment for its sales team.

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Pernod Ricard snaps up German premium gin brand Monkey 47

Published:  29 January, 2016

Pernod Ricard has bought a majority stake in leading German craft gin brand Monkey 47, the French drinks giant announced today.

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Warner Edwards reaps rewards of on-trade effort

Published:  28 January, 2016

Northampton-based gin distillers, Warner Edwards grew by 400% in the on-trade across 2015, the company has said.

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New Zealand wine exports hit record high

Published:  28 January, 2016

New Zealand exported a record £696 million-worth of wine in 2015, according to figures from New Zealand Winegrowers released today.

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Diageo turns a corner with positive half-year results

Published:  28 January, 2016

Diageo posted a 1.8% organic rise in sales for the six months to December 31, 2015, according the figures released by the company today.

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Prestigious AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction announces 2016 return

Published:  28 January, 2016

The AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction is set to return on February 12 and 13 this year.

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New Accolade Wine GM issues a 'word of warning' as Australian wines face a battle ahead

Published:  28 January, 2016

At the Australia Day Tasting held this week in London, Accolade Wines new general manager for the UK and Ireland Rob Harrison issued a 'word of warning' that challenges lay ahead for Australian wines, which now sits below the average price of wine of £5.83 at just £5.20.

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Exton Park partners with H2Vin for on-trade push

Published:  27 January, 2016

Newly launched Hampshire vineyard Exton Park has partnered with premium on-trade distribution specialist H2Vin to push its wines to restaurants and hotels in London and elsewhere.

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Douglas Laing launches limited edition cask strength Rock Oyster whisky

Published:  27 January, 2016

Douglas Laing & Co has announced the release of its Limited Edition Cask Strength Rock Oyster Island Malt Scotch Whisky.

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Vinho Verde 2016 annual London tasting revealed

Published:  27 January, 2016

The date of this year's annual Vinho Verde tasting has been announced.

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Young consumers are making UK leisure spend more diverse, survey shows

Published:  27 January, 2016

The thirst for new experiences among young consumers is driving a trend towards diversity in leisure spending, according to the latest Greene King Leisure Trend Tracker.

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Inaugural Gekkeikan Masters Cooking Competition winner revealed

Published:  27 January, 2016

The winner of the inaugural Gekkeikan Masters Cooking Competition 2016 has been announced.

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Hunter Laing expands into production with first Islay distillery in ten years

Published:  26 January, 2016

Glasgow's Hunter Laing & Company, a family-owned whisky bottler and blender, has announced plans to open a distillery on Islay.

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Groceries Code Adjudicator's investigation finds Tesco 'seriously breached' Code

Published:  26 January, 2016

Following an in-depth investigation Christine Tacon, the Groceries Code Adjudicator has told Tesco to introduce "significant changes to practices and systems after finding Britain's largest supermarket seriously breached a legally-binding Code to protect groceries suppliers."

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WSTA launches Scotland Gin Trail

Published:  26 January, 2016

Following on from the hugely successful launch of its London Gin Trail last year The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has this week launched a Scotland Gin Trail.

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New appointments at Bodega Volcanes de Chile to drive premium growth

Published:  26 January, 2016

Premium Chilean wine producer Bodega Volcanes de Chile has appointed British-born Ben Gordon as its new managing director.

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Renewed investment in Japanese wine as beer sales contract

Published:  26 January, 2016

Japan's drinks manufacturers are exploring the potential for winemaking in the country as the nation's drinkers turn away from beer, according to a report in the Nikkei Asian Review.

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