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Alcohol generates more in tax than it costs the government says think tank report

Published:  03 September, 2015

Free market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs has produced a report which claims that alcohol revenue generates over twice as much tax revenue as it costs the country in health, policing, crime and welfare expenditure.

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Counterfeit alcohol worth £30k seized at Notting Hill Carnival

Published:  02 September, 2015

The Metropolitan Police says officers seized counterfeit and "overproof" alcohol with a street value of around £30,000 at this year's Notting Hill Carnival in west London.

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Spar adds to wine range and changes to EDLP model for exclusive Champagne

Published:  02 September, 2015

Spar is to move its Marquis Belrive Champagne to an everyday low pricing model.

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Chilean producer to release wine made from wild vines

Published:  02 September, 2015

Chile's Bouchon Family Wines is launching a wine made from Pais vines that grow wild among the trees of its Mingre Estate in Maule Valley.

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Trivento releases 100th anniversary vintage of Eolo Malbec

Published:  02 September, 2015

Leading Argentine wine brand Trivento is releasing a Malbec made from 100-year-old vines.

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Alsace Riesling gets Majestic listing after vote by store managers

Published:  01 September, 2015

A Riesling from Alsace has been added to the Majestic range after winning a poll of the group's 211 store managers.

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Duncan Murray Wines named in list of UK's top 100 small businesses

Published:  01 September, 2015

An independent wine merchant in the Midlands has been named as one of the top 100 small businesses in the UK.

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LGI signs deal with Rhone producer to supply its wines to the UK

Published:  01 September, 2015

Southern French wine specialist LGI is to handle the wines of Rhône producer Dauvergne & Ranvier in the UK.

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Hedonism to offer collection of rare Dom Pérignon vintages

Published:  28 August, 2015

Luxury London retailer Hedonism Wines is to open a cellar devoted to rare vintages of Dom Pérignon Champagne.

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Acquisitive Gallo adds Talbott Vineyards to collection

Published:  28 August, 2015

Gallo's burst of acquisitions has continued with the purchase of Talbott Vineyards in California's Santa Lucia Highlands appellation.

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Australia's Barramundi embrances the sun and fun in rebrand

Published:  28 August, 2015

Australian wine brand Barramundi has been given a rebrand in a bid to appeal more to younger adult consumers.

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Bottle Green to merge into Kingsland following acquisition

Published:  27 August, 2015

Wine agency supplier Bottle Green is to be merged into Kingsland Drinks, the company that bought the business in April.

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Model Karembeu joins up with Lanson's Tsarine to launch Champagne

Published:  26 August, 2015

Fashion model Adriana Karembeu has put her name to a new Champagne in the Lanson International portfolio.

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Majestic named wine supplier to Ben Ainslie's America's Cup team

Published:  26 August, 2015
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Greek wines in the spotlight at first dedicated festival in London

Published:  25 August, 2015

London is to have its first Greek Wine Festival. The multi-site event takes place on October 2-4.

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Rioja's Ramon Bilbao snaps up 'dream' vineyard

Published:  25 August, 2015

Rioja producer Ramón Bilbao has bought what it is billing as a "dream parcel" of vines in the region, and the winery's highest altitude vineyard to date.

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UK marketing effort helps Oregon boost wine exports by 50%

Published:  25 August, 2015

Oregon winemakers have singled out the UK as a major contributor to a 50% leap in wine exports for the US state.

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Maison Sichel banks on 2008 vintage of Pessac-Léognan's Chateau Olivier

Published:  25 August, 2015

Maison Sichel has bought the entire remaining stock of Cru Classé Bordeaux estate Chateau Olivier's 2008 vintage wine.

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Casillero back on TV as CyT prepares line-up for Mercado Andino tasting

Published:  25 August, 2015

Chilean wine producer Concha y Toro is coming back to British TV screens with a new ad for Casillero del Diablo as part of its Wine Legend campaign.

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UK release for wine from Chilean vineyard given new lease of life after 2010 earthquake

Published:  24 August, 2015
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