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Waverley's Oliver & Greg's wine range resurfaces with C&C Group

Published:  12 August, 2013

Oliver & Greg's, the former WaverleyTBS wine range, has found a new home with the C&C Group taking over responsibility for its UK distribution as part of its new on-trade wine portfolio.

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Norwich bar fined for passing off Jägermeister

Published:  08 August, 2013
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Boutinot cyclists help raise nearly £8k for local cancer charity

Published:  07 August, 2013

A team of cyclists from Boutinot, the north west wine distributors, has raised nearly £8,000 for a local cancer charity.

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Brand Phoenix to push FirstCape in US

Published:  05 August, 2013

Brand Phoenix has announced structural changes as it looks to grow business in the US.

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Chance to shine in Harpers French Wine Awards

Published:  05 August, 2013

Harpers is looking to recognise the best retailers, restaurants, suppliers, distributors  and ambassadors for the French wine category in the UK over the last 12 months with our inaugural French Wine Awards being run as part of the France Summit on October 22.

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Hawes, Mills and Townsend join the Benevolent as Trustees

Published:  01 August, 2013

Drinks industry charity The Benevolent has appointed three new Trustees as it continues to restructure and reposition itself in the trade.

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Bottle Green looks to the on-trade with Nuba Cocktails

Published:  31 July, 2013

Wine distributor, Bottle Green, has signed up its first non alcoholic agency business by taking on ready-to-drink, pre-mixed bottled cocktail brand Nuba Cocktails as it looks to widen its profile in the on-trade.

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McKinley Vintners appoints Jim Furze managing director

Published:  30 July, 2013

McKinley Vintners has announced a series of management changes, with Jim Furze appointed managing director, Peter McKinley chairman and Guy Nightingale sales director.

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Industry welcomes lower underage drinking figures

Published:  26 July, 2013

The drinks industry has largely welcomed the latest round of official figures that show a continued downward trend in the numbers of young people drinking in the UK.

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Hayward Brothers and WWA to offer wider range

Published:  25 July, 2013

Hayward Brothers hopes its recent acquisition of fellow independent merchant distributor World Wine Agencies will help widen its collective reach among independent retailers and provide them with a greater selection of wines.

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Bibendum's Instil Drinks Co takes on specialist spirits staff

Published:  22 July, 2013

Instil Drinks Co, the new beers and spirits business set up by Bibendum, continues to recruit senior specialilst staff to help...

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Free thinking with Liberty Wines

Published:  19 July, 2013

Look behind the scenes at Liberty Wines and it's easy to see why it was named IWC On-trade Supplier of the Year this week. Richard Siddle looks at its award-winning offer

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The Wine Society leads the way in IWC 2013

Published:  19 July, 2013

The Wine Society was named overall Merchant of the Year at this week's International Wine Challenge Awards ceremony, which also saw Marks & Spencer named Supermarket of the Year for the fourth time since the Merchant Awards started in 1990.

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Discovery Taste: Uruguay

Published:  18 July, 2013

Whisper it, but Uruguay is quietly developing a wine reputation worthy of wider listings in the UK. David Furer picks out 10 wineries you might want to discover for yourself.

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Postal charges: how to cut your costs

Published:  12 July, 2013

In April 2012 Royal Mail raised a few eyebrows by increasing its postal charges by 30%. Royal Mail said it was necessary to keep the organisation afloat...

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Q&A with Andrew Bewes, managing director, Hallgarten Druitt

Published:  05 June, 2013

Richard Siddle talks to the Hallgarten chief about its recent senior management shake-up and what it means for the future of the business

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Kingsland Wines & Spirits scoops environmental accolade

Published:  05 June, 2013

Kingsland Wines & Spirits has won two accolades at the Salford Business Awards 2013.

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Getting down to business at London 2013

Published:  17 May, 2013

London 2013 takes place at the Royal Albert Hall on September 24 and offers a completely new way of buying and sourcing wine. Here's how it all works...

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Naked Wines looks to further growth

Published:  19 April, 2013

With operations in the UK, US and Australia, Naked Wines' Rowan Gormley and Eamon Fitzgerald look at further growth with Richard Siddle

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Barwell & Jones: Keeping things pure and simple

Published:  05 April, 2013

With the traditional agency model under threat, Barwell & Jones is expanding its wine-only portfolio, as Laura Heywood reports

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