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Mentzendorff ride smashes fundraising target for The Benevolent

Published:  12 July, 2019

The Mentzendorff team has once again picked up their bikes and donned their lycra to raise an impressive sum for industry drinks charity, The Benevolent.


Run Bacchus fundraiser needs your support, The Benevolent says

Published:  10 July, 2019

Wine-trade charity The Benevolent is calling for more support for the runners taking part in this year’s Run Bacchus fundraising event.


Mentzendorff get on their bikes to raise cash for The Benevolent

Published:  19 June, 2019

Members of team Mentzendorff will cycle the four-day ‘Giro di Toscana’ to raise money for The Benevolent on 24 June.


The Benevolent hails social media success

Published:  03 June, 2019

Drinks industry charity The Benevolent has said it “smashed” social media with the hashtag #benevolentcolours after it called on the industry to support its ‘It could be me’ campaign.


#benevolentcolours selfie initiative highlights #itcouldbeme campaign

Published:  15 May, 2019

Drinks trade charity The Benevolent is encouraging members of the trade to post selfies of themselves dressed in red, white and/or rosé on 21 May, with the hashtag #benevolentcolours to raise awareness of its ‘It could be me' campaign.


The Benevolent launches campaign to push 'It could be me' initiative

Published:  29 April, 2019

The Benevolent has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of the charity’s ‘It could be me’ initiative, which is aimed at getting as many members of the drinks industry to sign up to donate £5 a month.


Benevolent Ball raises £50,000

Published:  15 March, 2019

The Benevolent Ball, held at new venue the Natural History Museum last night, raised £50,000 for the industry charity.


Charles Metcalfe to host The Benevolent Ball

Published:  24 January, 2019

The Benevolent has revealed Charles Metcalfe is to host The Benevolent Ball this year.


Jerry Lockspeiser: Wine needs to project values – not vineyard soil type - to be heard

Published:  22 November, 2018

Forgive me if the opening to this month’s piece seems a little self-indulgent, even self-congratulatory. It is not meant to be. It is just my personal example of the topic I want to highlight, one that should be a huge opportunity for the wine sector.


The Benevolent calls for support for annual ball

Published:  16 November, 2018

Trade charity The Benevolent is inviting members of the drinks industry to help it raise funds by attending its annual ball.


Ditch vanilla approach to engage millennials

Published:  11 October, 2018

On-trade operators at Bar Convent were urged to ditch a “vanilla” approach in favour of taking a more political stance with the brands they pour and activities they run.


Vins de Bordeaux to host charity night for The Benevolent

Published:  02 October, 2018

Vins de Bordeaux is hosting its first Charity Quiz Night this October in aid of The Benevolent.


The Benevolent reveals new partnerships to expand support for mental health nationwide

Published:  29 August, 2018

The Benevolent has partnered with Hospitality Ulster and the Scottish BEN to expand the support for mental health difficulties nationwide.


Biking bonanza raises thousands for The Benevolent

Published:  16 August, 2018

Strollers on the Sussex South Downs last weekend may have witnessed a peloton of 22 intrepid wine trade riders whizzing by on a 116 km ride to raise money for The Benevolent.


Bolney and Rathfinny support cycling challenge in aid of The Benevolent

Published:  14 June, 2018

Bolney and Rathfinny have pledged their support for this year’s cycling challenge in aid of The Benevolent.


The Benevolent to hold mental health discussion at LWF

Published:  24 April, 2018

Trade charity The Benevolent has joined forces with the London Wine Fair (LWF) to present a panel discussion on mental health at this year’s event.


The Vino Beano pledges £10k for Global Fund for Children

Published:  30 January, 2018

Online wine merchant The Vino Beano has partnered with charity Global Fund for Children UK Trust (GFC), pledging to raise £10k for the cause in this year alone.


The Benevolent reveals mental health campaign

Published:  16 January, 2018

The Benevolent has launched a mental health awareness campaign to encourage the trade to create a ‘stigma-free’ environment within the workplace.

David Cox, Penny Richards, Michael Saunders and Patrick McGrath MW

Q&A: David Cox, chief executive, The Benevolent

Published:  30 October, 2017

Ahead of his forthcoming retirement David Cox talks to Andrew Catchpole about a lifetime at the forefront of the drinks trade


Benevolent bike ride in memory of Dan Townsend raises £13,000

Published:  15 August, 2017

An impressive £13,000 was raised by the peloton of riders that participated in the charity bike ride that took place Sunday in memory of Dan Townsend - the late managing director at Treasury Wine Estates (TWE).