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Majestic re-enter En Primeur market with Bordeaux ‘21 campaign

Published:  14 July, 2022

After a fourteen year absence; the UK’s largest specialist retailer, Majestic, is reentering the en primeur market with a new campaign for Bordeaux’s 2021 vintage.

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English Wine Week round-up

Published:  24 June, 2022

As English Wine Week draws to a close, we look back on some of the key events from the jam-packed programme. 

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Naked Wines profits warning sparks shares nosedive

Published:  24 June, 2022

Online retailer Naked Wines has lost nearly 40% of its market value after it admitted that lockdown-boosted sales and heightened customer acquisition is likely to see a significant drop in 2023.

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Wine may be starting to score with football

Published:  08 June, 2022

Football is a global sport with a greater following than any political movement or religion (probably). According to Statista, more than a billion people tuned in to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final. The official beer partner of that tournament, held in Russia, was Budweiser, and its bold American iconography could be seen the world over.

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Wines Direct survey: Consumers' green concerns

Published:  07 June, 2022

More and more people are taking the environment into consideration when it comes to choosing alcoholic drinks products. A Wines Direct survey reveals their main areas of worry.

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Harpers Exclusive: The Wines Direct Consumer Award winners 2022

Published:  30 May, 2022

Now in its fourth year, Harpers can exclusively reveal the 2022 Wine Direct Awards results.

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Manchester City welcomes Majestic as its official wine supplier

Published:  27 January, 2022

Leading retailer Majestic has signed a deal with Manchester City football club to become its 'Official Wine Supplier of Premier League Champions.'

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Sparkling wine delivered bumper Christmas sales

Published:  06 January, 2022

The sparkling wine category was the clear winner of the Christmas retail bonanza, with both merchants and analysts reporting bumper sales.

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Majestic reveals the trends to watch this Christmas

Published:  12 November, 2021

Sparkling wine and Champagne, Beaujolais, Rosé, bag-in-box and wines from South Africa are tipped to be some of the top sellers this Christmas, Majestic Wines has predicted.

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Majestic returns to TV screens with first ever Christmas advert

Published:  08 November, 2021

Majestic, the specialist wine retailer, is to hit TV screens this Christmas with a new national campaign.

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Majestic unveils national cork recycling scheme

Published:  07 September, 2021

Majestic has unveiled details of a nationwide cork recycling scheme in over 200 of its stores.

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Majestic launches new subscription club

Published:  01 September, 2021

Majestic has revealed details of its new subscription model — Wine Club’ by Majestic.

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Majestic lists Kosher wines for first time

Published:  31 August, 2021

Majestic Wines has listed four Kosher wines online and in 14 stores across the UK, marking a first for the retailer.

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Majestic lists World of Zing

Published:  27 July, 2021

Majestic has added World of Zing to its portfolio, marking the first nationwide listing for the bottled cocktail specialist.

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Football brings record English wine sales to Majestic

Published:  14 July, 2021

The last weekend of Euro 2020 saw record numbers of English wine bought at Majestic Wine, with the nation stocking up on homegrown bottles as the country geared up to the first major football final since 1966.

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Majestic heads North for the first time in almost a decade

Published:  12 July, 2021

Majestic Wine has put an end to almost decade-long hiatus in investment in the north of England with a new store opening in the historic market town of Knutsford.

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Majestic adds ‘shop local’ function to website

Published:  15 June, 2021

Majestic Wine is set to roll out a new ‘shop local' function on its national website to allow customers to browse and buy from their local store.

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Ex-Tesco wine buying manager joins Cadman

Published:  26 May, 2021

Cadman Capital Group, a private equity firm that specialises in the retail wine sector, has appointed former Tesco buying manager, James Reed, as its new general manager of retail wine.

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Majestic broadens cider staples with Normandy listing

Published:  19 May, 2021

Majestic its broadening its cider portfolio with a pair of gluten free, vegan, no added sugar products from Normandy cider and Calvados producer, Sassy.

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Lay & Wheeler records ‘best year’ in a decade

Published:  11 May, 2021

Lay & Wheeler has announced its best year in over a decade, reporting a 57% value sales increase for the year ending 29 March 2021. 

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