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Morrisons brings in 50cl wine bottles

Published:  06 December, 2010

Morrisons has introduced 50cl wine bottles for the first time to show its support for responsible drinking.

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Co-op's Californian wines get lightweighted

Published:  27 October, 2010

The Co-operative is looking to save around 530 tonnes of glass per annum by lightweighting its own-brand Californian wine range.

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Wine Rack opens four new stores

Published:  11 October, 2010

Wine Rack's expansion plans have accelerated with four new shops opening in the last two months.

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Wine Rack opens four new stores

Published:  11 October, 2010

Wine Rack's expansion plans have accelerated with four new shops opening in the last two months.

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Ex-Wine Rack managers plan four London wine stores

Published:  31 August, 2010

A trio of ex-Wine Rack managers have opened their first London wine store ? and are planning a further three sites.

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Sainsbury's Champagne sales up 40%

Published:  20 August, 2010

Champagne sales at Sainsbury's have jumped by 40% ? 1.2 million more bottles ? this year as consumers seek out great value as well as taste.

 

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All change for Waitrose buying team

Published:  24 June, 2010

Waitrose is shaking up its buying team following the appointment of Pierpaolo Petrassi MW to head of beers, wines, spirits and tobacco.

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Finca Flichman becomes UK No1 branded Argentine wine

Published:  16 June, 2010

Argentine export monitor, Caucasia Wine Thinking, has released figures showing that Finca Flichman is the UK's number one branded Argentine wine in 2010.

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Cambridge Wine Merchants opens former Wine Rack store

Published:  07 June, 2010

Independent retailer Cambridge Wine Merchants has bought a former Wine Rack store in Cambridge.

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Supermarkets jump to best sales performance in 2010

Published:  26 May, 2010

Sales across UK supermarkets increased by over 3% in the last month, the first time this year the sector has seen such growth over a four week period.

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Waitrose recruits new drinks chief from Tesco

Published:  20 April, 2010

Pierpaolo Petrassi MW has left Tesco to head up the BWS department at Waitrose.

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Tesco and Morrisons licences reviewed

Published:  04 March, 2010

Tesco and Morrisons face licence reviews in Scotland after a publican accused them of breaching the law with "irresponsible drinks promotions".

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New Taste - Feb 26, 2010

Published:  03 March, 2010

A new rosé Champagne and a sparkling Moscato are among this week's new drinks releases.

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First promotion for rescued Wine Racks

Published:  07 December, 2009

All of the Wine Rack stores saved from administration by Venus Wine & Spirit are to hold in-store tastings this Saturday (December 12) on a range of promotional wines.

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Wine Rack managers gather at Vinopolis

Published:  03 December, 2009

Wine Rack managers are gathering at Vinopolis today (Thursday) for their first formal meeting with their new owners.

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Further Champagne discounts at Morrisons

Published:  02 December, 2009

Morrisons is making further cuts to the prices of leading Champagne brands.

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More FQR stores close - but Wine Rack lives on

Published:  30 November, 2009

A further 391 First Quench stores are to close - but there is good news about the future of the Wine Rack brand.

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Catherine Monahan, Clink! Wines comment

Published:  27 November, 2009


As the trade collectively winces from the losses, we cannot help but ask: What will the state of the off-licence business be over time? What impact will Thresher's demise have on the industry? Paradoxically, in the fullness of time, could this disaster be a good thing for the industry?

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Lidl leads the way on Champagne deals

Published:  25 November, 2009

 

A Champagne price war looks set to break out pre-Christmas, with Lidl the first supermarket to make a sub-£10 offer.

 

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Morrisons slashes price of Champagne

Published:  19 November, 2009

Morrisons is cutting the cost of some Champagnes to below half price, including Bollinger at £17.95.

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