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Wines from Spain 2016 tasting date revealed

Published:  21 January, 2016

Tobacco Dock, London

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Insights: New Zealand wine styles and varieties diversify

Published:  21 January, 2016

New Zealand Winegrowers hosted the 35th annual trade tasting in London this week and the over 500 wines that were being poured demonstrated how New Zealand wine producers are looking to diversify the styles and varietals that are being exported. While this may be challenge to get consumers to understand some of the newer style Sauvignon Blancs being produced or take some convincing to get people to try a New Zealand red wine, it is an evolution that is exciting and needed for the wine regions within the country.

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Casillero del Diablo drives Concha y Toro to new heights

Published:  20 January, 2016

Strong Christmas sales for its flagship Casillero del Diablo brand ended a successful 2015 for Concha y Toro, the company has announced.

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Matthew Clark adds Remoissenet to premium portfolio

Published:  20 January, 2016

Leading on-trade distributor Matthew Clark has added Burgundy producer Remoissenet Père et Fils to its premium Wines of Distinction portfolio.

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Skin Côntact reform to raise money for Comic Relief

Published:  20 January, 2016

Wine trade supergroup Skin Côntact is reforming for a one-off gig at Islington's O2 Academy to raise money for Wine Relief, the wine trade's fundraising initiative which supports Comic Relief.

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Christmas sales growth at Virgin Wines below expectation

Published:  20 January, 2016

Virgin Wines posted sales growth of 12% over the six-week Christmas trading period, the online retailer has revealed.

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Geoffrey Roberts Award 2016 launches

Published:  19 January, 2016

Entrance is now open for the Geoffrey Roberts Award 2016.

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Aldi online wine sales go live

Published:  19 January, 2016

Aldi has announced the launch of its online wine retail site today.

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Borsa Vini Italiani to showcase Southern Italy

Published:  19 January, 2016

The Borsa Vini Italiani tasting, which takes place in Manchester and London this week, will offer visitors the opportunity to discover wines from a range of less well-known Southern Italian wine regions, including Campania, Puglia, Calabria and Sicily.

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Enotria rebrands as Enotria & Coe following Coe Vintners acquisition

Published:  19 January, 2016

Premium wine distributor Enotria has announced that it is rebranding as Enotria & Coe, following its acquistion of leading competitor Coe Vintners in August 2015.

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Jerry Lockspeiser: Is it time for the wine trade to face up to the health risks of drinking?

Published:  19 January, 2016

Jerry Lockspeiser weighs in on the new Chief Medical Officer guidelines of alcohol consumption and argues as a trade we have an 'obligation to pay attention'. Are we skeptical because we simply don't want to believe the argument is valid?

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Chablis Wine Competition winners revealed

Published:  18 January, 2016

The 30th annual Chablis Wine Competition, held on January 16 in the village of Chablis, saw 27 wines from the iconic region take home medals.

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Climate change threatens to wreak havoc on Australian harvest

Published:  15 January, 2016

A range of extreme weather events are making Australia's winemakers fearful for the 2016 harvest, which is due to start in around six weeks, global news agency Reuters is reporting.

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Free Run Wines returns to NZ tasting with Selaks Winery

Published:  15 January, 2016

Marlborough-based off-trade supplier Free Run Wines will be exhibiting four wines from New Zealand winery Selaks Wines at the New Zealand Wine Annual Trade Tasting in London on Monday.

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Bouvet Ladubay launches sparkling red Bouvet Rubis in Majestic

Published:  15 January, 2016

Bouvet Ladubay, the largest producer of traditional method sparkling wines in Saumur, has launched a demi-sec red sparkling wine, Bouvet Rubis, in Majestic.

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GrapePip receives The Vintners' Benevolent Award for 2016

Published:  14 January, 2016

Caspar and Victoria Bowes of GrapePip have won The Vintners' Benevolent Award for 2016 for their oustanding commitment to raising both money and awareness for The Benevolent.

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Chinese wine market continues to contract

Published:  14 January, 2016

The Chinese wine market continued to fall last year, according to the Shanghai Daily newspaper.

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Insights: Is it the end of the traditional wine shops?

Published:  13 January, 2016

As the competition hots up in independent retail with the introduction of more and more hybrid venues, could this spell the end for the traditional wine shop? Nigel Huddleston investigates 

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Aldi to launch online offering

Published:  13 January, 2016

Mike James, wine buying director of Aldi, outlined his range strategy ahead of launching the discounter retailer's online wine offering, which is expected to launch in the first two months of the year.

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Global warming impacts on Sula's harvest in India

Published:  13 January, 2016

The harvest at India's largest wine-producer, Sula Vineyards, started two weeks early this year, thanks to the effects of global warming.

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