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Vindependents flying high

Published:  05 July, 2017

Two years after its inception, indie merchants buying group Vindependents is thriving. Lisa Riley catches up with managing director Jessica Hutchinson

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Sainsbury’s reports strong first quarter growth

Published:  04 July, 2017

Sainsbury’s has reported 2.3% growth in like-for-like first quarter sales, excluding fuel, compared to a 0.3% increase seen in the previous quarter, partly in thanks to the sunny start to the summer.

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Bulleit Bourbon gets new UK brand ambassador

Published:  03 July, 2017

Diageo Reserve has appointed Jenna Ba as brand ambassador for its Bulleit Bourbon in the UK.

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Carlsberg acquires London Fields Brewery

Published:  03 July, 2017

Carlsberg UK has grown its craft beer portfolio with the acquisition of London Fields Brewery as part of a joint venture with New York brewer Brooklyn Brewery.

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Cheeky wine brand seeks to challenge 'traditional' Prosecco

Published:  29 June, 2017

Cheeky Young Wines Co, part of International Wine Shippers, has made its UK debut with the launch of a Prosecco.

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Ehrmanns takes Beefsteak Club outside Argentina for the first time

Published:  29 June, 2017

Ehrmanns has added a Tempranillo to its Beefsteak Club portfolio, marking the brand’s first move outside Argentina.

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A dozen new wines join Tesco's Finest portfolio

Published:  28 June, 2017

Tesco has added 12 wines to its Finest own-label brand just a few months after extending the portfolio with a 10-strong collection of old-world wines.

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Garcon obtains IP protection for its flattened wine bottle

Published:  28 June, 2017

Garcon Wines, inventor of the 750ml flattened wine bottle, has been granted IP protection for its Bordeaux and Burgundy wine bottle shapes.

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Tuaca to broaden appeal with heritage makeover

Published:  27 June, 2017

Hi-Spirits has unveiled a new heritage-inspired look for Tuaca Liquore Italiano, also designed to celebrate the spirit’s authentic credentials.

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Martini looks to the stars to celebrate summer

Published:  27 June, 2017

Martini has joined forces with a host of stars, including Hollywood TV and commercial director Autumn De Wilde, in the vermouth’s and Italian sparkling wine brand’s latest cinematic commercial.

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Drinkaware shifts focus to older drinkers

Published:  27 June, 2017

Drinkaware is set to shift its focus from under-age to older drinkers as part of a new five-year strategy.

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Family Ties

Published:  23 June, 2017

With family-run businesses rife within the wine trade, what are the challenges involved in running
a winery with your loved ones? Lisa Riley investigates

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North South Wines signs UK distribution deal for Kalfu

Published:  15 June, 2017

Chilean producer Viña Ventisquero has appointed North South Wines as the exclusive UK distributor of its ‘lighter style’ Kalfu wine portfolio.

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Avina aims to keep bubbles in bottle with new wine stopper

Published:  15 June, 2017

Avina Wine Accessories has launched a bottle stopper designed specifically for sparkling wine.

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Chapel Down becomes first English wine to win ‘top honour’ in US wine challenge

Published:  14 June, 2017

Chapel Down has been awarded the Chairman’s Trophy at the US Ultimate Wine Challenge 2017 competition for its Three Graces 2010 vintage.

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Cono Sur Bicicleta launches Miquel Indurain-inspired limited edition

Published:  14 June, 2017

Cono Sur Bicicleta Pinot Noir is marking its status as the official wine of Le Tour de France with a limited edition range.

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Diageo Reserve creates ‘global cocktailian’ role

Published:  13 June, 2017

Diageo Reserve has created a new ‘global cocktailian’ role in a bid to forge a stronger link between the Reserve business and the wider luxury industry.

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Myliko extends portfolio with Armenian and Hungarian wineries

Published:  13 June, 2017

Myliko Wines is hoping to tap the trend for ‘emerging countries’ with the addition of Armenian and Hungarian wineries.

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Famille Helfrich to release first Margaux vintage

Published:  09 June, 2017

Famille Helfrich is to release the first vintage from its Margaux property - Château La Fortune.

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Ketel One signs deal as exclusive London Food Month spirits sponsor

Published:  09 June, 2017

Diageo Reserve has partnered with London Food Month for its Ketel One vodka brand to be the sole spirits sponsor of the event. 

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