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Low yields characterise 2012 grape harvest

Published:  21 September, 2012

Lower yields are characterising the 2012 harvest around the globe, with producers from across Europe and South America stating crops are up to 15% smaller than usual.

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New Zealand sees record export rise as UK demand grows

Published:  30 August, 2012

New Zealand wine has seen a record export rise, according to the latest New Zealand Winegrowers annual report, with UK demand growing 11% by value and 8% by volume.

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Billecart Salmon shines bright with Brut Sous Bois

Published:  10 August, 2012

Billecart Salmon is a producer that likes to hide its bright light under a bushel.

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Sterling performs strongly against the euro and New Zealand dollar

Published:  10 August, 2012

Sterling had a fairly positive week and performed strongly against the euro and the New Zealand dollar, according to currency exchange specialist, Smart Currency.

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Anne Krebiehl: her take on the New Zealand Medal Winners tasting

Published:  01 August, 2012

As the men and women of the beach volleyball teams fought it out in the preliminary matches on Horse Guards Parade below us, another measuring up took place at the Penthouse of New Zealand House: The New Zealand Medal Winners Tasting.

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New sales director at United Wineries

Published:  17 July, 2012

United Wineries has promoted Nathan Last to sales director with the aim of consolidating its position as the largest supplier of branded Spanish wines in the UK and driving growth in its Italian brands.

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Patriarche to distribute New Zealand winery Tiki

Published:  16 July, 2012

Patriarche Wine Agencies has signed a distribution deal with Marlborough producer Tiki.

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David Cox leaves New Zealand Winegrowers

Published:  16 July, 2012

David Cox has stepped down from his post as European director of New Zealand Winegrowers.

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Crash launches to the 'daring and uninhibited'

Published:  06 July, 2012

Targeted at the "daring and uninhibited: serious wine drinkers with a sense of adventure and fun," is the Crash range of wines(rrp £9.99).

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It's a rum do at Appleton

Published:  06 July, 2012

J. Wray & Nephew owned Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum has unveiled a 50 year old rum, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Jamaica's Independence.

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Geoffrey Dean: travels through the Lebanon

Published:  01 July, 2012


The Bekaa Valley is secure again, and its wineries are welcoming
visitors with open arms. That is the message the Lebanese are keen to
promote, notwithstanding the destabilising events in neighbouring
Syria and, having just got back from a trip to the Bekaa, I would
happily concur.

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D&D Wines creditors meet administrator today in search of £10.5m owed

Published:  29 June, 2012

Tension will be running high today when creditors of collapsed wine agency, D&D Wines International, meet the administrator in the hope of clawing back some of the £10.5m that is said to be owed to them.

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Suppliers fret over D&D Wines International debt

Published:  26 June, 2012

Suppliers to the collapsed D&D Wines International could lose millions of pounds unless administrators can salvage cash from the stricken company.

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Vinexpo unveils new logo

Published:  25 June, 2012

Vinexpo has adopted a new logo and graphic identity that aims to highlight its international presence, innovation and dynamism.

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Record results from Majestic Wine despite challenging economy

Published:  18 June, 2012

Majestic Wine has grown sales by 8.9% to £280 million, with like-for-likes up 2.6% in the year to April 2, 2012.

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Miguel Torres Jr takes helm at Bodegas Torres in September

Published:  15 June, 2012

Miguel Torres Maczassek will take over from his father as general manager of Bodegas Torres in September.

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Smaller New Zealand harvest could spell end of deep discounts

Published:  15 June, 2012

New Zealand Winegrowers is "relaxed" about an 18% fall in the harvest this year - the body had anticipated the crop to fall by up to 25%.

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Vinexpo Asia-Pacific announces record attendance

Published:  12 June, 2012

The fifth Vinexpo Asia-Pacific, held in Hong Kong, has announced it's final visitors figures as 25% up on last year.

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It's a first for Bols

Published:  01 June, 2012

And now for something completely different - Maxxium UK is set to launch the first ever natural yoghurt liqueur to the UK market.

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Wines from Spain launches consumer awards

Published:  31 May, 2012

Wines from Spain is cashing in on the "buzz" around Spanish food and culture with a new set of consumer-focused wine awards.

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