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Majestic to list exclusive Hardys range

Published:  10 April, 2013

Accolade Wines has announced Majestic is to list its award-winning Eileen Hardy Chardonnay from later this month as part of the Hardys Signature range, which will...

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Wine Australia to challenge global image at Savour

Published:  09 April, 2013

Wine Australia is to invite influential figures from the world of wine to what it claims will be the most comprehensive analysis of its wine...

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Demand for English wine as Rathfinny plants more vines

Published:  09 April, 2013

Rathfinny Estate has received calls from supermarkets keen to stock its English wine, despite being a year away from...

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Anne Krebiehl: A first impression of 2012 Bordeaux

Published:  08 April, 2013

Another year, another en primeur campaign. No longer are these the heady days of feverish speculation - both the market and a comedown from the hailed 2009 and 2010 vintages have steered the situation back into the real world, where this strange and intricate market mechanism of courtiers, négociants and "la place" insists on existing for another year.

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Thiénot unveils UK distribution arm

Published:  08 April, 2013

Thiénot Bordeaux-Champagnes has unveiled Thiénot UK, which follows both Thiénot Inc USA and Thiénot Asia in establishing direct distribution for the brand around the world.

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Chance to discover Canadian wines at new London tasting

Published:  08 April, 2013

The UK wine trade will get the chance to taste a full range of Canadian wines at a generic tasting to be held in London on May 16.

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Stevens Garnier to hold Annual Portfolio Tasting this month

Published:  08 April, 2013

Stevens Garnier is to hold its Annual Portfolio Tasting on April 30 in Manchester and May 1 in London.

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Sparkling wine grows up fast

Published:  05 April, 2013

The sparkling wine category has made serious headway in the UK in recent years. Andrew Catchpole looks at what's next

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Romanian wine exports to UK in growth

Published:  05 April, 2013

Romanian Winegrowers has announced it will be returning to the London International Wine Fair this year, on the back of significant growth in exports of Romanian wine to the UK.

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Piccini introduces rosata to Memoro Vino d'Italia range

Published:  05 April, 2013

The family-owned Italian wine producer Piccini has introduced a third wine, a rosata, to its Memoro Vino d'Italia range.

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English sparkling wine could be threat to Champagne sales

Published:  05 April, 2013

English sparkling wine could become the biggest threat to future Champagne sales if the quality and diversity of offer...

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Producers get behind Vin de France

Published:  04 April, 2013

More than 700 French wine producers are now supporting the Vin de France promotional classification scheme, which came to operation in 2010.

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Christina Pickard meets biodynamic winemaker Alvaro Espinoza

Published:  04 April, 2013

In a country where the majority of wines are made industrially and conventionally, Alvaro Espinoza is something of an oddity in Chile - albeit an extremely successful one.

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Liberty Wines takes on SA winery Excelsior

Published:  04 April, 2013

Liberty Wines has been appointed UK agent for South African producer Excelsior.

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New Zealand's Prophet's Rock to increase production

Published:  03 April, 2013

New Zealand winery Prophet's Rock is set for further expansion "into offshore markets" following its purchase by a group...

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Chablis exports to UK grew last year

Published:  28 March, 2013

The UK remained the number one export market for Chablis last year, with just under 10 million bottles - worth over €43 million - shipped over in 2012.

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Douglas Blyde on the widening horizons of Chablis producers

Published:  28 March, 2013

Chablis, a collage of Chardonnay often sown on fossilised oysters, spans almost 5,000 hectares of villages, valleys and riverbanks. When I last visited in 2010, producers were wary. Tough economic times spelled strain when it came to their major export market - Britain. But, on my latest visit, it felt as if they had learnt to minimise risk by reaching out to a number of new markets.

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FirstCape in Ireland push

Published:  22 March, 2013

South African wine brand FirstCape has won its first listings in Ireland.

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Premium South African wineries announce UK programme

Published:  22 March, 2013

A group of premium South African wineries have announced their programme of trade, consumer and press events for the UK in June.

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Garnacha for Campo Viejo as Pernod launches first experiential wine event

Published:  22 March, 2013

Pernod Ricard is adding a Garnacha varietal to its Campo Viejo brand adding as it looks to increase the number of its well-recognised yellow labels on shelf.

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