Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

Fine Wines Direct UK adds Thorn-Clarke

Published:  09 June, 2021

Fine Wines Direct UK has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Barossa producer Thorn-Clarke Wines in the UK.

Read more...

Start-up Propeller brings The Rolland Collection to the UK

Published:  08 June, 2021

Indies distribution incubator Propeller is bringing The Rolland Collection to the UK as it continues to grows its model-defying footprint. 

Read more...

Banks brothers launch premium canned wine brand

Published:  08 June, 2021

The trio behind Michelin-starred restaurants The Black Swan and Roots, brothers Tommy and James Banks and business partner Matt Lockwood, have launched their own range of premium canned wines.

Read more...

Webinar: Exploring alternative premium whites

Published:  08 June, 2021

Modern food styles and lifestyles often naturally lend themselves to white wine, but is the trade doing enough to encourage consumers to trade up and seek out a wider variety of premium white choices or is the premium spotlight more typically shone on reds? And when customers do trade up within whites, is that limited to just a handful of usual suspects rather than embracing the global wealth of premium possibilities?

Read more...

Rousset and Pineau extend partnership with new bar

Published:  08 June, 2021

Xavier Rousset MS and bar owner Steve Pineau have teamed up again, this time to open a new prohibition style bar named Nocturne. 

Read more...

Investment in hospitality sector slumps 14%

Published:  08 June, 2021

Business investment in the hospitality sector slumped 13.7% last year, trailing UK industry as a whole, according to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data.

Read more...

UKH: ‘DRS must be workable for hospitality'

Published:  07 June, 2021

Safety and space concerns, increased business costs and bureaucracy caused by the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) would place a disproportionate burden on many hospitality businesses, UK Hospitality (UKH) has said in response to the government’s proposal on the scheme.

Read more...

Hallgarten expands Greek portfolio

Published:  07 June, 2021

Hallgarten & Novum Wines has expanded its Greek portfolio with new additions from Ios and Kefalonia.

Read more...

Golden Vines BAME/BIPOC scholarship winners unveiled

Published:  07 June, 2021

Liquid Icons, the fine wine research and content production company founded by the late Gerard Basset OBE MW MS and his friend Lewis Chester, has announced the winners of its Golden Vines scholarships for BAME/BIPOC students.

Read more...

Cava DO limits production for second year

Published:  07 June, 2021

The Regulatory Council of the Cava DO has approved placing temporary limits on production for the second year in a row to help rebalance the market.

Read more...

Report finds racism in hospitality, but appetite for change

Published:  03 June, 2021

More than half of black, Asian and ethnic minority hospitality professionals have experienced or witnessed racism at work, according to a new Inside Hospitality Report from Be Inclusive Hospitality.

Read more...

Vivino names new CEO

Published:  03 June, 2021

Vivino has named Olivier Grémillon as the company’s new CEO, taking over from co-founder Heini Zachariassen.  

Read more...

LWC eyes expansion

Published:  03 June, 2021

LWC Drinks has revealed it is on the acquisition trail while also unveiling ambitious plans for the DTC (direct to consumer) side of the business. 

Read more...

Global alcohol consumption to return to pre-Covid levels by 2023

Published:  03 June, 2021

The global beverage alcohol market is showing positive signs of recovery and is projected to grow 2.9% in volume by the end of 2021, according IWSR research.

Read more...

Recruitment and retention ‘huge’ concerns for hospitality

Published:  03 June, 2021

Fears of staff shortages after the pandemic and Brexit, plus challenges in keeping post-furlough teams productive have come out as key concerns for hospitality business leaders. 

Read more...

Long Read: Talking terroir in Spain

Published:  03 June, 2021

Priorat has taken a bold step in committing itself to a hierarchical classification of terroir.

Read more...

UKH launches Jobcentre Plus initiative

Published:  03 June, 2021

UK Hospitality (UKH) has joined forces with the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) to launch a Jobcentre Plus initiative to promote sector opportunities to jobseekers.

Read more...

Shortlist unveiled for Vintners’ Company Awards

Published:  02 June, 2021

The Vintners’ Company has announced its awards shortlist with over £12,000 in funding going to prize winners.

Read more...

BWS retail sales drop as consumers return to hospitality

Published:  02 June, 2021

Beer, wine and spirits (BWS) sales in the grocery sector fell by 6.7%, for the four weeks ending 22 May 2021, as consumers returned to visiting pubs, bars and restaurants, the latest data from NielsenIQ has revealed. 

Read more...

Hollywood star Pedro Pascal becomes Casillero del Diablo ambassador

Published:  02 June, 2021

Hollywood movie star Pedro Pascal has been unveiled as the first global brand ambassador for Chile wine brand, Casillero del Diablo.

Read more...