Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

Cape Winemakers Guild Auction achieves record takings

Published:  16 October, 2012

The 28th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction has set record-breaking figures with the highest turnover and a complete sellout of all wines.

Read more...

Port producers can learn lessons from whisky industry

Published:  12 October, 2012

Port producers should look to the whisky industry for packaging and marketing inspiration in order to safeguard the Douro's future.

Read more...

Patrick Sandeman dies in skydiving accident

Published:  24 September, 2012

Leading wine merchant Patrick Sandeman has been killed in a freak skydiving accident in Cambridgeshire over the weekend.

Read more...

Berry Bros & Rudd launches premium glassware range

Published:  28 August, 2012

Berry Bros & Rudd has launched a new premium handmade glassware range designed to improve the tasting experience.

Read more...

NZ and OZ winemakers hit the road with Negociants

Published:  24 August, 2012

Winemakers from Australia and New Zealand will be hitting the road this month as Negociants embarks on its first ever UK winemaker tour, in order to re-establish close links with the trade.

 

Read more...

Obituary: Amyas John Symington

Published:  16 July, 2012

Amyas John Symington died on June 28 2012 in northern Portugal.

Read more...

Graham's relaunches Tawny Ports

Published:  16 July, 2012

Graham's has relaunched its range of cask-matured Tawny Ports and will use only wines matured in its 1890 Lodge by the Atlantic Ocean.

Read more...

Kleine Zalze shifts whole portfolio to Hatch Mansfield

Published:  11 July, 2012

South African wine estate Kleine Zalze has moved its whole portfolio to Hatch Mansfield.

Read more...

Port prices set to rise

Published:  11 July, 2012

Port prices are set to rise as the region's governing body has curtailed yields in order to dramatically reduce stocks.

Read more...

Graham's port adds Quinta do Síbio to estate

Published:  19 June, 2012

Graham's port has added to its estate with the purchase of Quinta do Síbio vineyard, which adjoins Graham's Quinta dos Malvedos.

Read more...

Mike Matthews: blog from Ocean Eight vertical with Mike Aylward

Published:  16 June, 2012

How can you tell you've encountered a London summer? That's right, it's usually raining. So, as the clouds began to roll over on another soon to be wet summer's day, a small crowd descended upon the Bistro Bruno Loubet, London, to meet and taste the wines of Mike Aylward, winemaker of Ocean Eight wines.

Read more...

Sandeman looks to bring port to younger drinkers

Published:  15 June, 2012

Sandeman port is looking to rejuvenate its image to appeal to a wider audience including younger drinkers.

Read more...

June tasting events

Published:  07 June, 2012

June 12-14

Stevens Garnier Trade Tasting Roadshow

Read more...

Supermarkets buoyant over Jubilee sparkling wine sales

Published:  07 June, 2012

The major multiples are jubilant over sparkling wine sales this bank holiday, with M&S reporting its biggest-ever week for bubbles, Waitrose seeing English wines sales soar 96% and Asda recording an 85% jump in Champagne.

Read more...

Ramsgate Brewery breaches Portman Code

Published:  01 June, 2012

A Ramsgate Brewery beer, Dark Conspiracy has breached alcohol responsibility rules for featuring East End gangsters, the Kray twins on its pump clips.

Read more...

London on-trade resilient for Mentzendorff

Published:  01 June, 2012

The prestige London on-trade is proving a particularly resilient part of the market for Mentzendorff.

Read more...

Mentzendorff benefits from London on-trade resilience

Published:  01 June, 2012

The prestige London on-trade is proving a particularly resilient part of the market for Mentzendorff.

Read more...

Laura Heywood blog: taking green to the extreme

Published:  31 May, 2012

When someone tells you they're playing music to their vines to encourage growth you'd be forgiven for thinking that they've gone a bit doolally. Could this be one step too far in the pursuit of vinous perfection?

Read more...

Stevens Garnier announces tasting venues

Published:  11 May, 2012

Wine agency Stevens Garnier will be holding portfolio tastings in Bristol, London and Manchester next month.

Read more...

Matthew Clark launches Catalyst Brands

Published:  02 May, 2012

Matthew Clark has launched brand agency Catalyst Brands on the back of its independent arm the Wine Studio Agency, which it launched in 2010.

Read more...