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Victoria Mason joins The Wine Society buying team

Published:  11 July, 2024

The Wine Society has announced the appointment of Victoria Mason to its buying team. Mason will cover maternity leave for Sarah Knowles MW, handling the online retailer’s Italy, Champagne and US wine ranges.


Majestic plans major UK expansion with 125 new store locations

Published:  09 July, 2024

Majestic has identified 125 locations for potential new store openings across England, Scotland, Wales and the Channel Islands, accelerating its investment into bricks-and-mortar retail.


Provençal producer Château d’Astros joins Jascots

Published:  05 July, 2024

Jascots Wine Merchants has announced a new partnership with Château d’Astros, a ninth-generation family-owned and certified organic Côte de Provence producer.


Amathus defies market trends with rapid retail expansion

Published:  11 June, 2024

Amathus, the specialist drinks importer, distributor and retailer, has defied market sentiment by expanding its successful retail estate from nine to fourteen stores within just ten weeks, starting mid-June 2024.


Majestic partners with Gophr on-demand delivery for 'Summer of Sport'

Published:  03 June, 2024

Majestic has formed a partnership with on-demand courier specialist Gophr to enhance delivery services during the busy summer sports season. The collaboration will provide Majestic’s retail and on-trade customers with same-day deliveries across the UK.


Majestic enhances own-label range with La Rioja Alta and Kanonkop

Published:  02 May, 2024

Majestic has revamped its Definition wines, now known as the Definition by Majestic range, with the additions of La Rioja Alta, Kanonkop and La Commanderie de Peyrassol. 


Humble Grape’s vision for expansion

Published:  17 April, 2024

As the UK’s hospitality sector grapples with a wave of closures, Humble Grape’s Fleet Street bar played host to its spring portfolio tasting, offering a glimpse into the brand’s ambitious plans for growth and expansion.


The Wine Society launches ‘world first Austrian en primeur’ campaign

Published:  15 April, 2024

Following its first in-bond offer of Austrian wine in 2020 consisting of two Schloss Gobelsburg wines, The Wine Society has launched a ‘world first, en primeur campaign’ with five Kamptal and Kremstal producers and 14 wines.


Majestic launches in Channel Islands

Published:  15 April, 2024

Majestic has unveiled plans to expand into the Channel Islands as it doubles down on bricks-and-mortar growth. 


Berry Bros improves customer satisfaction with new delivery system

Published:  09 April, 2024

Berry Bros. & Rudd reduced its “where's my order?” queries by 40% in December 2023 courtesy of DispatchTrack, its new routing and order tracking solution.


Majestic acquires Vagabond Wines

Published:  05 April, 2024

Wine retailer Majestic has bought Vagabond Wines after the business went into administration last month.


Indies: From north to south

Published:  03 April, 2024

Jo Gilbert caught up with fine wine and Scottish whisky reseller WoodWinters to find out how the business juggles the delicate balance of retailer, supplier and showroom north of the border.


Majestic joins Sustainable Wine Roundtable

Published:  15 March, 2024

Majestic has joined the Sustainable Wine Roundtable (SWR) to accelerate its green agenda as it targets net-zero emissions by 2050.


Justerini & Brooks opens Burlington Arcade boutique

Published:  13 March, 2024

Justerini & Brooks (J&B) will mark its 275th anniversary with the unveiling of its first boutique and tasting rooms.


Novel Wines closes shop amid wholesale expansion

Published:  04 March, 2024

Bath-based wine merchant Novel Wines has announced it will shut its brick-and-mortar shop as it pursues wholesale expansion and online sales.


Majestic announces best-ever Christmas trading

Published:  09 January, 2024

Wine retailer Majestic has announced its best-ever Christmas trading performance, boosted by six new store openings in 2023 and its growing B2B division, Majestic Commercial.


The Wine Society marks 150 years with new ranges

Published:  21 December, 2023

The world’s oldest wine club, The Wine Society, has announced a calendar of celebrations in 2024 to mark its 150th anniversary.


BBR achieves 11% sales growth in FY23 Results

Published:  13 December, 2023

Fine wine and spirits merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR) has announced its financial results for the financial year ending 31 March 2023, reporting a sales growth of 11.1% on the previous year to £254.3m. 


Berry Bros. & Rudd adds Napa Valley wineries Heitz Cellar and Ink Grade

Published:  06 December, 2023

Berry Bros. & Rudd has today (6 December) announced two Napa Valley estates, Heitz Cellar and Ink Grade, as exclusive new agencies for Berry Bros. & Rudd and Fields, Morris & Verdin (FMV) in the UK. 


Novel Wines acquires Croatian Fine Wines as it eyes expansion

Published:  06 December, 2023

Bath-based wine merchant Novel Wines will finalise its acquisition of Croatian Fine Wines by the end of 2023. The move is a part of Novel Wines’ expansion strategy as it widens its wholesale operation to supply its esoteric wine and spirits range to a national audience.