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Alcohol exports plummet

Published:  05 May, 2021

Alcohol exports from the UK to the EU were in free fall for the first couple of months of this year, hit by the perfect storm of Brexit at the beginning of the year alongside Covid lockdowns across Europe continuing to shatter the on-trade, newly released data has revealed.

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Langham claims first with English Col Fondo

Published:  05 May, 2021

Langham Wine Estate has announced it will release kegs of a Col Fondo wine later this month, a move the winery claims to be a first for a UK producer. 

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Over 330,000 hospitality jobs at risk if rent protections removed

Published:  05 May, 2021

Over 330,000 hospitality jobs are at risk if rent protections are removed this summer, with £2.5bn in rent debt hanging around the neck of the industry, UK Hospitality (UKH) has warned. 

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Nederburg appoints new cellar master

Published:  04 May, 2021

Nederburg has appointed Samuel Viljoen as its new cellar master. 

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Shaw starts as M&S head of BWS

Published:  04 May, 2021

Andrew Shaw has officially started his new role as head of beers, wines and spirits (BWS) for M&S, a move first announced in November last year. 

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Jascots converts ecommerce into private wine buyers club

Published:  04 May, 2021

Jascots has announced it is to convert its ecommerce into a private wine buyer’s club called ‘Jascots at Home’ from the day that restaurants can reopen indoors on 17 May. 

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Five minutes with Mickaël Alborghetti

Published:  04 May, 2021

The co-founder of ethical Bordeaux wine distributor Ethic Drinks, grandson of a Burgundian winegrower and son of an environmental activist, tells Lisa Riley the story of the start-up

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Hospitality loses £80bn of sales in 12 months

Published:  04 May, 2021

A staggering £80.8bn of hospitality sales have been lost in the past 12 months, according to the latest edition of the UK Hospitality (UKH) Quarterly Tracker compiled with CGA.

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TWE targets on-trade with ethical wine brand

Published:  04 May, 2021

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has launches a premium sustainable wine brand exclusively for the on-trade.

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Alliance strengthens on-trade team with three hires

Published:  29 April, 2021

Alliance Wine has expanded its on-trade team with three new senior recruits to bolster growth as the on-trade re-opens.

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Australian UK wine exports continue to rise

Published:  29 April, 2021

Australian wine exports to the UK continued to rise in the last 12 months, with both value and volume in double-digit growth.

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Hakkasan bought by Tao Group Hospitality

Published:  29 April, 2021

Hakkasan Group has been acquired by US-based Tao Group Hospitality, for an undisclosed sum. 

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Vermentino driving force behind DOC Maremma Toscana growth

Published:  29 April, 2021

The Consorzio Tutela Vini della Maremma Toscana is forging ahead with its project to promote Vermentino which, in 2020 for the first time, was the appellation’s most-bottled grape variety.

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Henkell Freixenet reports record UK turnover

Published:  29 April, 2021

Henkell Freixenet has announced an overall drop in turnover, but reported record turnover for the UK and Scandinavia. 

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Cavas de Guarda Superior to be 100% organic by 2025

Published:  28 April, 2021

The Consejo Regulador de la Denominación de Origen Protegida Cava (DO Cava) has announced that the production of Cavas de Guarda Superior will be 100% organic by 2025. 

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Mirabeau partners with Glass Half Full

Published:  28 April, 2021

Maison Mirabeau has partnered with drinks agency start-up Glass Half Full (GHF) to push its on-trade presence. 

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Wines of Roussillon unveils 2021 campaign

Published:  28 April, 2021

The Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins du Roussillon (CIVR) has unveiled a series of tasting and educational activities as part of its 2021 campaign. 

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Vinpro legal challenge postponed

Published:  28 April, 2021

The legal challenge by Vinpro against South Africa’s national government, according to which it is contesting specific aspects of decision-making in respect of liquor bans, has been postponed to August 2021.

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Gutter & Stars releases debut wine

Published:  28 April, 2021

Cambridge winery Gutter & Stars is gearing up to launch its debut vintage on 3 May 2021, eight months after opening its doors at Chesterton Mill, in the north of the city.

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Yellow Tail and Casillero del Diablo stay top of global power list

Published:  28 April, 2021

Yellow Tail and Casillero del Diablo have once again respectively claimed the two top spots in the annual Wine Intelligence Global Wine Brand Power Index. 

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