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Buffalo Trace named National Historic Landmark

Published:  19 July, 2013

Kentucky distillery Buffalo Trace has been named a National Historic Landmark by the United States...

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Q&A: Pernod Ricard's Patrick Venning on future trends

Published:  19 July, 2013

Patrick Venning, marketing director at Pernod Ricard UK, looks at the biggest breakthroughs in the wine category and the challenges and opportunties facing the industry in the years to come.

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English winemakers welcome 'perfect' conditions

Published:  19 July, 2013

This year's record summer temperatures could produce a quality vintage on a par with 2009, according to English wine producers.

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Chapel Down secures £4.3m equity funding

Published:  08 July, 2013

Chapel Down, the English wine and beer producer, has secured £4.3 million in new equity funding needed to increase...

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First Sussex distillery set to open in 2014

Published:  05 July, 2013

The Lurgashall winery near Midhurst, West Sussex, which is known for its Silverbirch wine and mead, has...

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Very Important Producer: Champagne Thiénot

Published:  06 June, 2013

Alain Thiénot founded Champagne Thiénot in 1985. His children, Stanislas and Garance, have now taken over the reins and are looking to continue their father's vision of a house built on quality, modernity and luxury. The house has been selected as exclusive provider of Champagne at the Oscars 2013.

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Q&A: Tatiana Fokina, chief executive, Hedonism Wines

Published:  06 June, 2013

The head of Hedonism Wines tells Elinor Zuke why the London retail operation aspires to be the finest wine shop in the world

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Diageo appoints Syl Saller as chief marketing officer

Published:  06 June, 2013

Diageo has appointed its long-standing innovation director, Syl Saller, as its global chief marketing officer.

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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.

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Diageo launches counter top spirits unit for impulse sector

Published:  03 June, 2013

Diageo is launching a new counter top unit for the impulse sector to help drive sales of 20cl miniatures of its major spirits brands.

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What does the future hold for independents?

Published:  22 May, 2013

We reveal the results of phase two of Harpers' Indies Uncovered project ? the most comprehensive survey of independent merchants to date.

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Hillebrand signs deal with Accolade Wines

Published:  15 May, 2013

Logistics company JF Hillebrand has signed a five year global freight services contract with Accolade Wines.

 

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Very important producer: Leo Gracin, Croatia

Published:  19 April, 2013

The Gracin family winery in Croatia was founded in 2000 by Leo Gracin and his father Ante, and further established as...

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Demand for English wine as Rathfinny plants more vines

Published:  09 April, 2013

Rathfinny Estate has received calls from supermarkets keen to stock its English wine, despite being a year away from...

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Sparkling wine grows up fast

Published:  05 April, 2013

The sparkling wine category has made serious headway in the UK in recent years. Andrew Catchpole looks at what's next

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Closures: Wine and prejudice

Published:  05 April, 2013

Which closure should seal a wine bottle is still a hotly debated issue as the latest innovations come to light, as Catherine Quinn reports

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My Choice: Greg Sherwood MW, Handford Wines

Published:  05 April, 2013

Seeing as I do 95% of the cooking at home, and I have recently developed a craving for risottos of all types, I've found that a lightly chilled bottle of Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Gravonia Crianza Rioja Blanco 2003 goes down like a homesick mole.

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Christina Pickard meets biodynamic winemaker Alvaro Espinoza

Published:  04 April, 2013

In a country where the majority of wines are made industrially and conventionally, Alvaro Espinoza is something of an oddity in Chile - albeit an extremely successful one.

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German wine stocks are at an all-time low

Published:  04 April, 2013

German wine stocks are at their lowest ever levels since reunification, with high demand also driving up prices.

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Pernod Ricard's '1,000 Londoner' Beefeater bottle

Published:  03 April, 2013

A Beefeater limited edition bottle featuring photos from 1,000 people who entered the gin's MyLondon competition last...

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