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Majestic launches first own-label range under Definition umbrella

Published:  11 September, 2015

Majestic has launched its first own-label range of wines.

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Analysis: Amazon's one-hour delivery put to the test

Published:  11 September, 2015

The speed at which wine, spirits and beers can be delivered to homes is changing with services such as Amazon Prime Now. But does it deliver?

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Analysis: The power of building an online community

Published:  11 September, 2015

As Tesco's online Wine Community closes its virtual doors the trade weighs in on how important digital engagement in the wine world has become.

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Morrisons follows c-store disposal by revealing falling profits and store closures

Published:  10 September, 2015

Morrisons has followed yesterday's deal to sell-off of its convenience store business by reporting a 35% fall in profits and the announcement of a further 11 store closures.

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Morrisons agrees £25m deal to offload convenience stores

Published:  09 September, 2015

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Jackson Estate launches premium Sauvignon and Pinot Noir in UK

Published:  08 September, 2015

New Zealand's Jackson Estate has released two new wines for the independent wine merchant and on-trade sectors.

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Conviviality Retail confirms £200m deal to buy Matthew Clark

Published:  08 September, 2015

Conviviality Retail has confirmed a deal to buy Matthew Clark from Accolade Wines and Punch Taverns for £200 million.

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Gordon & MacPhail unveils 75-year-old whisky with a £20,000 price ticket

Published:  03 September, 2015

Whisky supplier and retailer Gordon & MacPhail has launched what it believes to be the world's "most exclusive" single malt Scotch whisky.

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Spar adds to wine range and changes to EDLP model for exclusive Champagne

Published:  02 September, 2015

Spar is to move its Marquis Belrive Champagne to an everyday low pricing model.

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Alsace Riesling gets Majestic listing after vote by store managers

Published:  01 September, 2015

A Riesling from Alsace has been added to the Majestic range after winning a poll of the group's 211 store managers.

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Duncan Murray Wines named in list of UK's top 100 small businesses

Published:  01 September, 2015

An independent wine merchant in the Midlands has been named as one of the top 100 small businesses in the UK.

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LGI signs deal with Rhone producer to supply its wines to the UK

Published:  01 September, 2015

Southern French wine specialist LGI is to handle the wines of Rhône producer Dauvergne & Ranvier in the UK.

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Hedonism to offer collection of rare Dom Pérignon vintages

Published:  28 August, 2015

Luxury London retailer Hedonism Wines is to open a cellar devoted to rare vintages of Dom Pérignon Champagne.

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Australia's Barramundi embrances the sun and fun in rebrand

Published:  28 August, 2015

Australian wine brand Barramundi has been given a rebrand in a bid to appeal more to younger adult consumers.

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Scottish alcohol consumption up as off-trade prices stall says health body's report

Published:  27 August, 2015

A report from NHS Health Scotland shows a 1% increase in alcohol consumption last year.

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Majestic named wine supplier to Ben Ainslie's America's Cup team

Published:  26 August, 2015

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Naked launches Text For Wine ordering service

Published:  24 August, 2015

Majestic's Naked Wines subsidiary has launched a text message ordering service for customers.

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Tesco to close its online consumer Wine Community at end of the week

Published:  24 August, 2015

Tesco is to close its online Wine Community web forum for consumers.

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Darren Smith: why does the wine aisle still confuse 'Johnny Average'?

Published:  21 August, 2015

Darren A. Smith is the founder of Making Business Matter which provides training on category management for suppliers and buyers for supermarkets.

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Retail volumes up 4.2% but price deflation keeps lid on value growth

Published:  20 August, 2015

Office for National Statistics estimates suggest that volume retail sales in July were up 4.2% on the corresponding month last year.

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