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Analysis: Harper's survey reveals what trends may lay ahead in 2016

Published:  07 December, 2015

Looking back, 2015 was not a bad year for the trade, but it was a challenging one. But what does the future hold? We conducted a survey to find out the general feeling throughout the trade as we approach a new year. 

If 2015 was the year of consolidation within the wine trade, it would appear that 2016 will be the year of opportunities, according to the results of a recent Harpers survey put to the trade.

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A big year ahead for rum and craft beer, Bibendum PLB predicts

Published:  04 December, 2015

Rum, old world reds and craft beers all present big opportunities for 2016, according to the insight team at Bibendum PLB in its end-of-year predictions.

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Ehrmanns extends Australian portfolio with Willow Bridge Estate

Published:  03 December, 2015

Wine supplier Ehrmanns has inked a UK distribution deal with Western Australian winery Willow Bridge Estate across both the on- and the off-trade.

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Borsa Vini Italiani tastings revealed for London and Manchester 2016

Published:  02 December, 2015

The Italian Trade Commission has announced the dates of its trade-only Borsa Vini Italiani tastings in January 2016.

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Bibendum PLB unveils new insights into UK consumer profiles

Published:  02 December, 2015

New research from Bibendum PLB's insights team has defined eight distinct consumer categories in the UK drinks market.

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Vina Valdivieso appoints brand ambassador to drive sales

Published:  01 December, 2015

Chile's Valdivieso winery, together with its distributor Bibendum PLB, have appointed Jonas Tofterup as brand ambassador and export manager for the UK and Europe.

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Broadland sales up 20%, ahead of ambitious 12-year growth plans

Published:  26 November, 2015

Turnover at Norwich-based wine supplier Broadland Wineries is up 20% year on year to XXXX, the company has reported.

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Bancroft strengthens management, on-trade, fine-wine teams

Published:  24 November, 2015

London-based specialist wine distributor Bancroft Wines has announced a range of senior and sales appointments as part of its ambitious expansion plans.

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Treasury shutters two wineries in major cost-cutting move

Published:  22 October, 2015

Treasury Wine Estates has announced it is to close of its two wineries.

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Troy Christensen: The future strategy of Enotria

Published:  12 October, 2015

From wine's commercial coalface to the premium on-trade, Enotria's boss Troy Christensen is proving to be a dynamic player keen to shake up the status quo. He talks about why premium remains his mantr

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Australia's Robert Oatley wines to join Hatch Mansfield portfolio

Published:  09 October, 2015

Hatch Mansfield will take on the UK agency for Australia's Robert Oatley Vineyards from January 1.

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Interview: Inside the Conviviality supergroup with chief Diana Hunter

Published:  09 October, 2015

Head of Conviviality Diana Hunter talks about the company's reverse takeover of Matthew Clark and what it could mean for the trade.

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Glenlivet opts for peated cask finish for latest Nàdurra series release

Published:  07 October, 2015

Pernod Ricard's Glenlivet single malt has launched the third expression of its Nàdurra cask finish range.

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Hallgarten unleashes 14 wines from South Africa's 'frontier country'

Published:  07 October, 2015

Hallgarten is listing 14 wines from the Swartland region of South Africa.

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Diageo strategy to release non-core assets brings sale of Red Stripe lager stake to Heineken

Published:  07 October, 2015

Diageo has handed over control of Red Stripe lager to Heineken by selling its stake in the Jamaican brand owner Desnoes & Geddes.

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Liberty's tip for a successful on-trade Christmas: traditional wines but more expensive bottles

Published:  06 October, 2015

On-trade operators should look to help consumers trade up in classic wine styles to drive sales growth in the pre-Christmas period, according to a report from agency supplier Liberty Wines.

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Mikells takes Xerox executive to become its chief financial officer

Published:  06 October, 2015

Diageo has appointed Kathryn Mikells as chief financial officer with effect from November 9, replacing Deirdre Mahlan.

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Inver House buoyed by profit rise on back of strong sales for focus whisky brands

Published:  02 October, 2015

Sales of Caorunn gin and Speyburn and Balblair whiskies helped Inver House Distillers post a profit rise of 23% in 2014.

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Matthew Clark beefs up premium Italian and Spanish wine ranges as top-end sales surge

Published:  02 October, 2015

Matthew Clark has added 35 premium wines from Italy and Spain to its portfolio in response to a surge in demand from the top-end on-trade.

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Absolut puts classics with a twist under spotlight in digital campaign

Published:  30 September, 2015

Absolut vodka is launching a new Taste Perfection brand marketing platform focusing on classic vodka cocktails such as the Bloody Mary and Cosmopolitan.

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