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Five minutes with Carine Bailleul, Champagne Castelnau

Published:  03 August, 2021

Having recently succeeded Elisabeth Sarcelet as Champagne Castelnau’s chef de caves, Carine Bailleul, who worked alongside Sarcelet since 2003, shares how her wine journey ended in Champagne with Lisa Riley

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Annual Wine GB tasting to return this September

Published:  29 July, 2021

Wine GB has announced that its annual Trade & Press Tasting is to take place on 7 September at RHS Lindley Hall in central London.

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Cockburn’s introduces ‘experimental’ Port trio

Published:  29 July, 2021

Cockburn’s has produced a trio of experimental ports under the name Tails of the Unexpected.

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Investment in hospitality sector halves in Q1

Published:  29 July, 2021

Business investment in the hospitality sector halved in the first quarter of this year on an annual basis, according to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data.

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The Drinks Trust expands board with four new trustees

Published:  29 July, 2021

The Drinks Trust has expanded its board of trustees with four new members, welcoming Nicky Forrest, Katy Keating, Jillian MacLean MBE and Laura Willoughby MBE.

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Diageo reports 8.3% jump in sales

Published:  29 July, 2021

Diageo has reported an 8.3% jump in sales to £12.7bn with strong organic growth offset by an adverse foreign exchange impact in the year to 30 June 2021.

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Ramsay moves into spirits with gin range

Published:  28 July, 2021

Gordon Ramsay has joined forces with Eden Mill to launch a gin range, marking the Michelin chef’s first step into the UK spirits market.

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Gusbourne signs deal as official Goodwood supplier

Published:  28 July, 2021

Gusbourne has signed a deal as an official partner of Goodwood Racecourse, as well being appointed the exclusive English sparkling wine supplier across the Goodwood Estate which includes Goodwood House, the Goodwood Hotel, The Kennels, Hound Lodge and the Goodwood Motor Circuit.

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Nicholls appointed hospitality disability ambassador

Published:  28 July, 2021

UK Hospitality (UKH) CEO Kate Nicholls has been appointed as the hospitality sector’s first disability ambassador to date as part of the government’s new National Disability Strategy.

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Govt considers 25% tariff on US wine imports

Published:  28 July, 2021

Trade Secretary Liz Truss is considering introducing a 25% tariff on US wine imports as part of an ongoing trade conflict caused by Donald Trump imposing a 25% tariff on US steel imports in 2018.

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Tempus Two launches French wine in the UK

Published:  27 July, 2021

Premium Australian wine brand Tempus Two, which is part of the Australian Vintage portfolio, has launched its first French wine to the UK market to date.

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Hospitality footfall boosted by ‘Freedom day’

Published:  27 July, 2021

The lifting of all Covid-19 trading restrictions in England on 19 July saw a significant boost in footfall, according to the latest Presence data from Wireless Social, with the UK reaching 80% pre-Covid levels.   

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Overall BWS supermarket sales continue to slide

Published:  27 July, 2021

Beer, wine and spirits (BWS) sales through supermarkets continued to slide in the last four weeks to 17 July, down 6% compared with the same period last year, according to Total Till data from NielsenIQ released today.

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‘Freedom day’ provides lift for bars

Published:  27 July, 2021

The long-awaited easing of Covid restrictions on 19 July saw like-for-like drinks sales at a GB level dropping by just 5% on the same day in July 2019, according to CGA’s Drinks Recovery Tracker.

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Majestic lists World of Zing

Published:  27 July, 2021

Majestic has added World of Zing to its portfolio, marking the first nationwide listing for the bottled cocktail specialist.

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Ten Locks doubles team with three new recruits

Published:  26 July, 2021

Ten Locks, the premium spirits firm owned by Kingsland Drinks Group, has doubled its team with three new recruits nationwide.

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Champagne sets an available yield of 10,000kg of grapes per ha

Published:  26 July, 2021

The Comité Champagne’s executive board has decreed an available yield of 10,000kg of grapes per hectare (ha) for this year’s harvest.

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Prosecco elects new president

Published:  26 July, 2021

Consorzio of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG has elected a new president, Elvira Maria Bortolomiol.

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Venue closures and reduced service looming for hospitality

Published:  26 July, 2021

The hospitality sector is facing a summer of venue closures and reduced service following the government’s decision to leave the industry off the self-isolation exemption list, UK Hospitality (UKH) has warned.

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Adding A Splash Of Italian Style

Published:  26 July, 2021

With sparkling driving growth in the UK, Harpers partnered with Consorzio Franciacorta to explore the role that Italy’s premier sparkling wine can play in furthering that lift. James Lawrence reports

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