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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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Prosecco up 72% in off-trade to overtake Champagne sales by value

Published:  19 August, 2015

British consumers spent more on Champagne than prosecco in the last year.

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Own-labels top Which? white wine and gin polls

Published:  19 August, 2015

Own-label wines and spirits have beaten leading brands in blind taste tests conducted by consumer rights publication Which?

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Reduced focus on 'unsustainable volume' in UK hits Treasury Wine Estates' European figures

Published:  19 August, 2015

Australian wine giant Treasury Wine Estates saw its earnings in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region cut in half in the year to June 30, as the company sought to move away from low margin business in British supermarkets.

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Whiskey and glass pack for Jim Beam Apple as flavours lift producer's bourbon sales

Published:  19 August, 2015

Maxxium UK is looking to give its new Jim Beam Apple flavoured bourbon a boost with the introduction of a value added pack in Asda stores.

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Asda 'on right strategy' says boss Clarke despite 4.7% fall in sales

Published:  19 August, 2015

Asda chief executive Andy Clarke has branded a 4.7% fall in like-for-like sales as "disappointing" but indicated he expected it to be a blip.

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Morrisons reportedly close to sale of M Local c-stores

Published:  17 August, 2015

Morrisons is reported to be closing in on a sale of its M convenience stores to a mystery team of industry executives funded by Greybull Capital.

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Conviviality wins exclusivity agreement in bid to wrap up Matthew Clark deal by September 4

Published:  14 August, 2015

Conviviality Retail has edged closer to a deal to buy Matthew Clark after signing an exclusivity deal as the preferred bidder for the business.

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Bargain Booze waives franchise fees and offers free 24-hour refit for first 100 new recruits

Published:  13 August, 2015

Conviviality Retail is wooing potential new Bargain Booze franchisees with the promise of a free overnight refit.

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London bars and shops prepare for first ever Rum Experience Week

Published:  13 August, 2015

Gerry's Wines & Spirit's in London's Soho has been named official rum shop for a week of events under the banner of Rum Experience Week.

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Jago to join Berry Bros & Rudd as chief executive

Published:  12 August, 2015

Tesco wine boss Dan Jago will join Berry Bros & Rudd as chief executive in October.

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