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Morrisons full online grocery offer to go live on January 10

Published:  22 November, 2013

Morrisons has confirmed its first home delivery online grocery service will go live on January 10 which promises to make full use of its partnership with online specialist retailer Ocado.

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Personalised marketing is key to future wine sales says Amazon at Wine Vision

Published:  21 November, 2013

Personalised marketing, customer reviews and product comparisons are key to successfully selling alcohol online, according to Amazon.

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Marks & Spencer to launch carbon neutral PET Beaujolais Nouveau

Published:  21 November, 2013

Marks & Spencer is set to launch what it claims is the first carbon neutral Beaujolais Nouveau. The 2013 vintage is to be bottled in PET and launched, in line with tradition, on the third Thursday of November (21). 

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Wine Vision Live News Blog: Why wine is integral to Amazon's growth strategy

Published:  20 November, 2013

Amazon has its sights firmly set on the wine and alcoholic drinks sector as it sees the "consumables" sector as a vital part of its future growth strategy.

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Wine Vision Live News Blog: Tesco's Dan Jago vision of being a world class wine business

Published:  19 November, 2013

6pm

If you want to be world class in your field then you have to be constantly looking to try different things and ensure what you are doing is based on what your customers are telling you was the key conclusion of Tesco's head of wine Dan Jago to today's global wine conference Wine Vision.

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M&S to engage wine customers "emotionally"

Published:  19 November, 2013

12pm

Marks & Spencer is moving to engage its customers "emotionally" by displaying wine alongside food, offering tastings and introducing the "human touch" delegates at today's Wine Vision heard.

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We must make wine less intimidating say global leaders at Wine Vision

Published:  19 November, 2013

Industry leaders issued stark warnings about making wine less intimidating for consumers and moving the focus away from price at today's Wine Visionconference in London.

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London's biggest ever wine conference kicks off with launch of Wine Vision

Published:  18 November, 2013

The biggest international wine conference ever held in London kicks off this afternoon with the inaugural Wine Vision summit organised by William Reed Business Media, publishers of Harpers.co.uk.

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Fetzer launches new Californian wine blends in to UK with Tesco

Published:  18 November, 2013

Concha y Toro's Fetzer winery in Mendocino, California has launched a red and a white blend into Tesco. The red blend is called Crimson and the white is called Quartz.

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The Wine Society: finding strength in simplicity

Published:  15 November, 2013

Throughout its 140-year existence the Wine Society has continued to prove consistency is key. Glynn Davis discovers why it won't be appearing on the high street any time soon

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Retailers use social media to make more consumer friendly wines

Published:  13 November, 2013

Retailers are increasingly turning to social media to help create new wines they hope will prove popular with consumers.

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Virgin Wines sale: UK market still key, says Direct Wines chief

Published:  12 November, 2013

Direct Wines boss Simon McMurtrie says the UK is still of major importance for the firm's business following the sale of Virgin Wines.

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Virgin Wines aims for faster growth away from Direct Wines

Published:  12 November, 2013

The new owners of Virgin Wines are planning for faster growth outside of the Direct Wines stable with a focus on face-to-face events and customer interaction.

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Jerry Lockspeiser on why we should not turn our backs on sweet wine drinkers

Published:  07 November, 2013

It is said that what America does today the UK follows a few years later. So it's no surprise that wine styles which have become popular over the pond are beginning to show up here. But sweeter reds? Whatever is the world coming to?

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Why creating "magic" in-store is key to our success says Waitrose chief

Published:  05 November, 2013

Doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing and creating magic when customers enter stores are key tactics being used to drive sales across Waitrose, according to managing director Mark Price.

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Windsor 2014, a new wine event for the UK trade

Published:  05 November, 2013

A new trade event, Windsor 2014, is launching in the UK trade that will be a 24 hour business forum where UK's leading wine buyers and suppliers meet with a tailor made agenda of pre-scheduled, face to face meetings, set to take place at Beaumont Estate in Windsor on March 10-11, 2014.

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Wine Rack to unveil new look store concept on November 7 in West Byfleet

Published:  05 November, 2013

The new store concept for Wine Rack is to be officially unveiled on November 7 in West Byfleet, Surrey when owners, Conviviality Retail, open the doors to what it hopes will be a new retail wine offer to high street wine buyers.

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Global bulk wine market opens up says Murphy Wine Company

Published:  01 November, 2013

Buyers are currently experiencing a certain sense of relief as the global bulk wine supply has opened up and created a slight breathing space.   Big harvests this year in the Southern hemisphere helped relieve the pressure from the losses of the 2012 European harvest.  The 2013 Northern hemisphere harvests are indicating  a return to average crop levels in Europe, and California is set to have another big crop which will help to continue the trend.

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Stronger supplier relations are key to tackling global wine shortage says Virgin Wines

Published:  01 November, 2013

If the global wine market is to cope with the on-going issue of consumer demand outstripping wine supply it has to focus on building stronger trade relations between buyers and producers, according to Andrew Baker, head wine buyer for Virgin Wines, the major UK wine retailer, comments on the UK market.

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Third National Wine Week to be held in build up to Christmas

Published:  31 October, 2013

A "National Wine Week" is to be run for the third time in the lead up to Christmas in the hope of bringing focused consumer and media attention to the category.

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