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Guy Woodward: Why aren't restaurants offering more wines by the glass?

Published:  30 October, 2015

Along, it seemed, with half the UK's wine press, I was at the launch of Les 110 de Taillevent in London's Cavendish Square last week. My verdict? Go - and be sure to order the crab ravioli. What was most notable about the night, though, was not the guest list or the menu, but that here was a major restaurant being launched off the back of its wine offering.

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Accolade takes Grant Burge distribution from Hatch Mansfield

Published:  30 October, 2015

Australian winery Grant Burge is to end its 10-year distribution deal with Hatch Mansfield.

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Israeli-Palestinian partnership makes wine from era of King David

Published:  29 October, 2015

Israeli scientists have recreated wines from what they believe are Biblical era grapes.

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Lanson releases limited edition Noble Cuvée Blanc de Blancs 2000

Published:  29 October, 2015

House of Lanson is to make its award-winning Noble Cuvée Blanc de Blancs 2000 available in the UK.

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New wine-buying app promises to perfect consumer taste profiling

Published:  29 October, 2015

A new smartphone app has launched promising to eliminate uncertainty in consumer wine choice.

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Alsace growers see promise of greatness in 2015 vintage

Published:  29 October, 2015

The Alsace harvest looks set to be high-quality, despite slightly lower yields, according to early reports.

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Major Indian wine fair to launch in London next month

Published:  28 October, 2015

November will see the first Indian Wine Fair to be launched in London.

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Liberty Wines wins Hush Heath distribution from Bibendum

Published:  28 October, 2015

Kent winery Hush Heath has appointed Liberty Wines to distribute its award-winning range of still and sparkling wines.

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Leading Cava winery promises first-rate 2015 vintage

Published:  27 October, 2015

Penedès-based Cava producer Juvé & Camps is reporting an excellent crop from this year's harvest.

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Wines from Rioja launches top 100 Riojas at new November tasting

Published:  27 October, 2015

Wines from Rioja is set to launch its selection of the top 100 Rioja wines at a special tasting event for the trade in November.

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Rhône valley winemakers report top-quality 2015 harvest

Published:  26 October, 2015

Wine producers across the Rhône Valley are reporting a high-quality vintage after this year's harvest.

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New entrants to UK wine production push dramatic sector growth

Published:  26 October, 2015

The number of UK wine producers continues to rocket.

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Four new senior roles at Copestick Murray in major expansion drive

Published:  26 October, 2015

Copestick Murray has created four new senior roles as it continues its rapid growth.

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Barwell & Jones beefs up London on-trade sales with new hire

Published:  26 October, 2015

Exxes-based wine agency Barwell & Jones has strengthened its sales team with the recruitment of Tim Gray.

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Majestic Wine to eliminate six-bottle minimum

Published:  26 October, 2015

Majestic Wine is implementing a new pricing strategy beginning tomorrow, which includes eliminating the six-bottle minimum that the store has had in place since 2009.

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Ackerman targets UK with new marketing and PR agency

Published:  23 October, 2015

Crémant de Loire producer Ackerman is set to re-establish itself in the UK market.

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Veuve Clicquot's Demarville reveals 2006 vintage La Grande Dame

Published:  23 October, 2015

Yesterday saw the launch of the 2006 vintage of Veuve Clicquot's prestige cuvée, La Grande Dame 2006.

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Justin Keay: Could Puglia be the new Tuscany?

Published:  23 October, 2015

Justin Keay takes a deep look at the Puglia wine region and investigates whether it should be considered the 'new' Tuscany.

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GrapePip ventures into real world for first tasting

Published:  22 October, 2015

Online wine auction site GrapePip has announced its inaugural tasting event.

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Diageo puts last remaining US winery on the market

Published:  22 October, 2015

Diageo has put its Chalone Californian winery on the market, according to reports in the US media.

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