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South African wine needs to rejuvenate image, says top winemaker

Published:  14 June, 2012

We need to "jack up brand South Africa" in the UK, says Vergelegen's winemaker, who believes Cabernet Sauvignon should be the country's flagship grape.

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Pernod Ricard UK cyclists begin charity bike ride

Published:  13 June, 2012

A team of cyclists from Pernod Ricard UK have set out on a 570-mile ride this morning in support of The Benevolent.

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Pernod Ricard releases spirit gift packs for Father's Day

Published:  12 June, 2012

As part of its Premium Edge initiative to make premium spirits "compelling", Pernod Ricard is releasing gift packs of four premium spirit brands in time for Father's Day.

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Pernod Ricard shakes up senior team

Published:  12 June, 2012

Pernod Ricard is carrying out a radical shake-up of it senior team - spurred on by the retirement of Lionel Breton from Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouet.

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Pernod Ricard UK launches responsibility campaign

Published:  08 June, 2012

Pernod Ricard UK joined 18,000 employees from across the globe to encourage parents to talk to their children about responsible drinking, in its second Responsib'ALL Day campaign.

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June tasting events

Published:  07 June, 2012

June 12-14

Stevens Garnier Trade Tasting Roadshow

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Pernod Ricard launches second 'Responsib'ALL Day' campaign

Published:  07 June, 2012

Pernod Ricard UK, joined 18,000 employees from across the globe to encourage parents to talk to their children about responsible drinking, in its second 'Responsib'ALL Day' campaign.

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Wines from Rioja focuses on premiumisation for 2012 campaign

Published:  31 May, 2012

Educating consumers towards premiumisation is the focus of this year's Wines from Rioja marketing campaign.

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Peter Gago: natural methods shouldn't govern winemaking

Published:  31 May, 2012

Penfolds chief winemaker Peter Gago has a lot of respect for natural winemaking, but believes it shouldn't govern the process of making a good wine.

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At Your Service blog

Published:  30 May, 2012

Bargain-basement branding and boredom blog by Christopher Piper, chairman of Christopher Piper Wines in Ottery St Mary, Devon.

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Speed dating with the suppliers

Published:  30 May, 2012

Thierry's Wine Services and Cavendish Wines share vital statistics in a quick-fire round of questions and answers. Could these be the suppliers for you?

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Pernod Ricard recreates Yellow Spot Irish whiskey

Published:  25 May, 2012

Pernod Ricard UK has recreated the 1960s Yellow Spot Single Pot Still Irish whiskey as part of its continued commitment to reinvigorate the category.

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LIWF: Day Two, Live Blog

Published:  23 May, 2012


The events as they happen on day two of the London International Wine Fair at ExCel.

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Harpers Awards 2012 winners

Published:  23 May, 2012

Bibendum, Majestic, Sainsbury's, The Sampler, Tanner's, Jose Pizarro and Pollen Street Social were some of the big name winners at last night's inaugural Harpers Awards.

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Treasury Wine Estates launches Beringer Classics to hit premium US wine market in UK

Published:  22 May, 2012

Treasury Wine Estates is launching Beringer Classics in a bid to capture a significant share of the premium £6+ US wine category in the UK.

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Jancis Robinson picks out lower alcohol, cooler climate and regional varieties as trends

Published:  21 May, 2012

Quality over quantity, celebrating wholesomeness, cutting down on oak and alcohol content, seeking out cooler climates and reintroducing regional varieties are just some of the trends in wine identified by Jancis Robinson MW.

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Michael Stoddart explores the 'economic deception' behind supermarket wines

Published:  21 May, 2012

Vino Ignobile?

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Malbec World Day boosts Argentinian premium sales at Majestic

Published:  18 May, 2012

Majestic Wine saw strong sales of premium Argentinian wines during the second annual Malbec World Day.

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LIWF - hidden gems at Treasury

Published:  18 May, 2012

There's a host of hidden gems over at Treasury Wine Estates, with launches from its world brands Penfolds, Beringer, Wolf Blass and Rosemount.

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Free Run launches its own French wine brand

Published:  18 May, 2012

Free Run Wines is launching its own French wine brand - Les Calades - to plug what it sees as a gap in the market.

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