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Premium agenda at Sicilia en Primeur as bottled exports hit new high

Published:  08 May, 2018

Bottlings of Sicilian wine rose 123% in the first quarter of 2018 (vs Q1 2017), reflected in both an ongoing trend to more premium exports and a reduction in bulk sales following the short 2017 harvest.

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Distell sells Uitkyk to Warwick Wine Estate

Published:  08 May, 2018

Distell has sold its Uitkyk wine farm to Warwick Wine Estate for an undisclosed sum.

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Hallgarten & Novum signs UK distribution deal for Jim Barry Wines

Published:  08 May, 2018

Hallgarten & Novum Wines has signed a deal as the exclusive UK distributor of Jim Barry Wines, taking over from Negociants UK.

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Buckingham Schenk boosts off-trade team

Published:  08 May, 2018

Buckingham Schenk has appointed John Ruck-Keene as off-trade account manager.

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Fairtrade on the rise

Published:  08 May, 2018

The Co-op’s new conversion of its major own-label range will boost the UK’s Fairtrade wine volumes by 20%. Jo Gilbert explores a category on the rise.

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Co-op's major own label conversion boosts UK Fairtrade wine volumes by 20%

Published:  07 May, 2018

The Co-op’s new conversion of its major own-label range will boost the UK’s Fairtrade wine volumes by 20%.

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Tim Atkin MW: And then there were three

Published:  04 May, 2018

Does anyone remember Safeway? In its day, it had one of the best supermarket wine ranges in the UK – diverse, daring and invariably well selected.

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Sherry taking the flor

Published:  04 May, 2018

A new approach is needed in the battle to revitalise sherry’s image, argues James Lawrence

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Wine expert urges UK to avoid comparing German Pinot Noir with counterparts

Published:  03 May, 2018

A German wine expert has urged the UK wine industry not to compare Pinot Noir from Germany with rival counterpart production of the grape variety in regions such as Burgundy.

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Wakefield predicts best Shiraz vintage in decades

Published:  03 May, 2018

Wakefield Wines has predicted the 2018 Shiraz vintage will be the best in decades.

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NZ Winegrowers gears up for Sauvignon Blanc day with digital push

Published:  03 May, 2018

New Zealand Winegrowers has launched an online campaign ahead of International Sauvignon Blanc day tomorrow (4th May).

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Phantom Creek puts focus on Riesling and Pinot Gris

Published:  03 May, 2018

Phantom Creek Estates has partnered with Olivier Humbrecht MW as part of its strategy to start producing Riesling and Pinot Gris.

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Power to the Punter

Published:  02 May, 2018

Technology is fast empowering the consumer when it comes to engagement, purchasing decisions, driving innovation and shaping the market, with accessible gadgets, widgets, apps and other advances changing the way wine is shipped, sold, delivered and even drunk. 

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Wine Intelligence highlights alternative format trends

Published:  02 May, 2018

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Distell defies challenging season with promising harvest

Published:  02 May, 2018

Distell has reported a ‘promising quality’ harvest despite experiencing one of the most challenging seasons in recent years.

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Splash Wines gears up for UK launch

Published:  01 May, 2018

Splash Wines, the US based direct-to-consumer wine marketer, has announced its intention to expand into the UK market.

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L’Atelier du Vin joins Brighton's burgeoning drinking scene

Published:  01 May, 2018

L’Atelier du Vin

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Three Spanish wine producers join forces to offer ‘unique’ wines

Published:  01 May, 2018

Three Spanish wine producers have joined forces to offer UK wholesalers, on-trade operators and independents an opportunity to source a unique portfolio of wine from the country.

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McGuigan expands Black Label with first sparkling wines

Published:  30 April, 2018

McGuigan Wines has expanded its Black Label portfolio with three sparkling wines, including a red variant, marking the first fizz to join the range.

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Vins de Bordeaux gears up for spring with trade tasting series

Published:  30 April, 2018

Vins de Bordeaux has revealed it is launching a series of educational tastings especially created for wine trade professionals.

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