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Mangrove wins golds in world spirits competition

Published:  19 March, 2010

Three Mangrove brands have received top awards at the 10th Annual World Spirits Competition in San Francisco.

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Yellow Tail in animal rights storm

Published:  26 February, 2010

Yellow Tail producer Casella Wines has stopped donating to an animal charity following protests from farmers.

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Asia's wine consumption to increase by 25% in five years

Published:  21 January, 2010

Asia's wine consumption is set to grow by 25% in the next five years in stark contrast to a predicted fall in European wine drinking, according to new figures released today by Vinexpo.

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Australian generic pushes premium

Published:  01 September, 2009

Twelve of Australia's top wineries have banded together in a world-wide marketing effort to buff up the country's tarnished image in the wine trade.

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Web boycott campaign targets Scotch

Published:  25 August, 2009

The release from Scotland of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi has prompted an internet boycott campaign targeting Scotch whisky.

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Vinexpo opens with record numbers

Published:  21 June, 2009


A record number of countries have descended on Bordeaux this week for the 15th Vinexpo exhibition, which was officially opened by the French Agricultural and Fisheries minister, Michel Barnier, on Sunday, June 21.

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California 'needs more mechanisation'

Published:  03 June, 2009

Researchers in California are urging vineyard owners to invest in mechanised pruning systems  to become more competitive, rather than rely on manual labour.

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Amayna Moves to Alliance

Published:  15 April, 2009

Chilean winery, Amayna, has announced that Alliance wine will now handle its UK distribution.

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Hendrix estate wins vodka trademark case

Published:  18 February, 2009

The makers of a vodka named after the rock legend Jimi Hendrix have been ordered by an American judge to withdraw it from sale and pay the musician's estate $3.2 million.

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Spirits 'not recession-proof' - US trade body

Published:  02 February, 2009

A warning that the spirits industry is "recession-resistant, not recession-proof" has come from the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS).

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SPI Group and William Grant sign Stolichnaya deal

Published:  14 November, 2008

Drinks company SPI Group, owner of the Stolichnaya vodka brand, has entered into an agreement with William Grant & Sons for the distribution of Stolichnaya in the United States.

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Pancho Campo becomes first Spanish Master of Wine

Published:  02 October, 2008

Pancho Campo, president and founder of The Wine Academy of Spain joins an elite group of 278 Master of Wines (MW) across the globe.

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US office for Wines of Chile

Published:  11 September, 2008

Wines of Chile is set to open an office in the United States this year.

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GRAHM MOVES TO STELVIN

Published:  23 July, 2008

Exclusive by Tim Atkin

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LUXEMBOURG TOPS ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION

Published:  23 July, 2008

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CONSTELLATION PRIMED FOR GROWTH

Published:  23 July, 2008

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Huge rise for online drinks market

Published:  23 July, 2008

...worth 12.7 billion by 2005

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Rosemount's UK HQ to close

Published:  23 July, 2008

by Tim Atkin

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Canandaigua purchase

Published:  23 July, 2008

Sebastiani sells up Central Valley operations

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Barbara takes over from Jess at K-J

Published:  23 July, 2008

Keeping it in the family

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