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Accolade Wines' no longer 'slow to react', says UK chief

Published:  24 March, 2014

Accolade Wines' UK general manager says cultural changes at the company and a smaller team have made it more responsive to customers.


ProWein gets off to strong start, says fair director

Published:  24 March, 2014

Dusseldorf's international wine trade fair ProWein has got off to a strong start, with visitor numbers for day one slightly up on last year.


?Michael Degen of Messe Düsseldorf on what makes ProWein so relevant for global wine trade

Published:  23 March, 2014

Anand Virmani talks to Michael Degen, the executive director Messe Düsseldorf, and the man responsible for ProWein about what makes it successful after 20 years.


Mark Fiddes sorts the Messis from the Rooneys in the Wine World Cup

Published:  17 March, 2014

Forget about Brazil 2014. The World Cup has already been decided.


Matthew Dickinson: Who really benefits from wine fairs?

Published:  06 March, 2014

Having attended my fair share of wine fairs (geddit?) over the years, both as buyer, producer, agent and now general dogsbody (sorry, highly regarded entrepreneur), I find myself getting cynical - a dangerous place to be during your mid-life crisis.


ProWein ups Champagne focus

Published:  26 February, 2014

ProWein is ramping up its Champagne focus in 2014, with double the focus on the sparkling wine compared to last year.


Argentina, Chile and South Africa team up again at ProWein

Published:  04 February, 2014

Following their tasting tie up last September in London the generic bodies of Argentina, Chile and South Africa are teaming up again to present their wines under the banner of Wines of the Beautiful South at this year's Prowein trade fair in Dusseldorf in March.



UK launch for German wine-infused gin

Published:  31 January, 2014

German distillers are to target the UK market with a Riesling-infused gin.


ProWein has to turn away exhibitors for 2014 show as waiting list grows

Published:  28 January, 2014

ProWein, the international wine trade fair, is having to turn away an increasing number of exhibitors who are keen to get in to the show as it is looking to "consolidate" on its strong 2013 performance by not increasing stand or hall space in 2014. 


Anne Krebiehl compares German Pinot Noir to its Burgundy counterparts

Published:  15 January, 2014

Laura Vickers on what wine brands can learn from success of revamped Black Tower

Published:  17 September, 2013

The iconic black bottle of Black Towerhad its peak back in the 1980s, reaching sales of 18 million bottles a year, but their sales nosedived in the 1990s as New World wines grew in popularity and filled their place in the market. Since then, the company has been striving to recover its previous levels of success.


Enter Story Headline

Published:  17 September, 2013

Ten German wineries chosen to compete for UK listings in 'Get it On' competition

Published:  13 September, 2013

Wines of Germany has announced the finalists in its "Get it on" competition to try and help German producers gain distribution and listings in the UK.


Last call for entries to Wines of Germany's Get it On... competition

Published:  15 August, 2013

As Wines of Germany's Get it On... competition gathers pace, it is seeing more than 70 wineries jostling for listings in the UK.


New German wine range targets Indian restaurants

Published:  30 July, 2013

South German winegrowers' co-operative Winzer vom Weinsberger Tal has launched a new range, Young Line Wines, and hopes to break into the UK market by exclusively targeting Indian restaurants.


Reichsrat von Buhl appoints co-managing director

Published:  25 July, 2013

Germany's Reichsrat von Buhl Estate Winery in Pfalz has appointed Richard Grosche co-managing director, in charge of sales and exports.


Wines of Germany calls on producers

Published:  18 July, 2013

Entrants have one month before the deadline of Wines of Germany's  "Get it on..." competition, which aims to help...


My Choice: Becca Reeves, former senior buyer, Laithwaite's

Published:  05 June, 2013

My current top wine is Domaine Jones Fitou. It's lovely, rich and warming at this time of year but not at all heavy so very easy to drink.


Prowein and Vinitaly battle it out on the international stage

Published:  12 April, 2013


After attending both ProWein and Vinitaly over the past two weeks, Katherine Canfield (pictured) assesses what the two shows offer their visitors and looks at their influence in the international wine market.


Pre-orders for Naked Wines' ProWein discovery sold in 24 hours

Published:  09 April, 2013

Online wine retailer Naked Wines pre-sold over £37,000 worth of Italian wine in just 24 hours after its maker was discovered by its customer buying team at ProWein.