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Australian Vintage recruits Sainsbury's Julian Dyer

Published:  20 January, 2012

Australian Vintage is beefing up its off-trade team with the recruitment of Sainsbury's senior wine buyer, Julian Dyer.

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Clem Yates swaps Sainsbury's for Off Piste Wines

Published:  18 January, 2012

Clem Yates MW is to leave her winemaker role at Sainsbury's to join the supply side of the wine industry by becoming the new sourcing and supply director of Off-Piste Wines.

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Sainsbury's in sensible drinking push

Published:  06 January, 2012

Sainsbury's has teamed up with Drinkaware, Diageo and Heineken to push a new responsible drinking campaign in-store.

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Sainsbury's survey shows gin to be Xmas spirit of choice

Published:  13 December, 2011

Gin is tipped to be the spirit of choice for consumers at Sainsbury's this Christmas, after it recorded a yearly uplift in sales of 61%1 amongst city dwelling 18-24 year olds.

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Sainsbury's new BWS boss focused on innovation

Published:  13 October, 2011

Andy Phelps, the new BWS manager at Sainsbury's, wants to make the supermarket's wine category "famous for innovation".

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Meet the buyers: Sainsbury's

Published:  07 October, 2011
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2011 MWs include M&S buyer and Sainsbury's winemaker

Published:  06 September, 2011

The Institute of Masters of Wine has announced its eleven new Masters of Wine MW, brings the total worldwide number to 300 for the first time in the title's history.

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Sainsbury's sees fine wine sales soar

Published:  26 August, 2011

Sainsbury's has put the growth of its fine wines by 47% over the last 12 months down to the fact that consumers don't want to forego luxury in the recession.

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Sainsbury's sees sales increase in bag-in-box range

Published:  09 August, 2011

Sainsbury's has seen a 5% sales value increase after moving its Sainsbury's bag-in-box BIB, wine range over to a 2.25 litre pack.

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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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Wines in the press - September 4-6

Published:  08 September, 2009

Guardian

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VK Vodka clinches Threshers and Sainsbury's deals

Published:  28 July, 2009

Ready to drink vodka brand VK Vodka Kick has secured deals with Threshers and Sainsburys to stock four of its flavoured vodkas.

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Wines in the Press 16/17 May 2009

Published:  19 May, 2009

What the wine critics have to say in the press this weekend.

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Wines in the Press, January 24-25

Published:  26 January, 2009


Our review of what the national wine critics had to say this last weekend, January 24-25

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Wines in the Press, January 10-11

Published:  13 January, 2009

The Observer

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Tojaki and top shelf...

Published:  24 November, 2008

Botrytis Masterclass on Friday in Soho - tasted a 1959 Steinberger Riesling TBA. OMG, a reverential hush descended on the room and cruised home later on a cloud of euphoria with still the taste of caramelised quince in my mouth.

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Grand Marnier launches supermarket sampling campaign

Published:  17 November, 2008

Grand Marnier has launched a sampling programme as it bids to enhance the liqueur's usage during the autumn and winter months. Text

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Wines in the Press: Sweet sherry and brilliant Bordeaux

Published:  04 November, 2008

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Famous Grouse gets festive makeover in the off-trade

Published:  08 October, 2008

Scotch whisky The Famous Grouse is to be repackaged for the off-trade this month in a bid to boost sales in the run up to Christmas.

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ALMR slams Sainsbury's over loss-leading lager

Published:  26 August, 2008

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has criticised Sainsbury's for selling alcohol at below cost price over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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