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Aldi launches inaugural 'Zerozecco' ahead of Christmas 2021

Published:  15 September, 2021

The German discounter Aldi has unveiled a new range of alcohol-free drinks ahead of the festive season, including a zero abv Prosecco imitation.

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‘Return to normality’ impacts sales of BWS in grocery sector

Published:  14 September, 2021

The latest data released by Kantar indicates that UK drinkers are consuming less alcohol at home, with total grocery sales of BWS falling significantly over the past three months.

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Majestic unveils national cork recycling scheme

Published:  07 September, 2021

Majestic has unveiled details of a nationwide cork recycling scheme in over 200 of its stores.

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Majestic launches new subscription club

Published:  01 September, 2021

Majestic has revealed details of its new subscription model — Wine Club’ by Majestic.

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Majestic lists Kosher wines for first time

Published:  31 August, 2021

Majestic Wines has listed four Kosher wines online and in 14 stores across the UK, marking a first for the retailer.

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BWS grocery sales decline 6%

Published:  24 August, 2021

Beer, wine and spirits (BWS) sales through supermarkets continued to slide in the four weeks ending 14 August 2021, down 6% compared with the same period last year, according to Total Till data from NielsenIQ released today.

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Grocery sales impacted as traditional shopping behaviour returns

Published:  17 August, 2021

Shoppers are returning to stores to make regular, smaller purchases and a divide is beginning to emerge among online grocery shoppers, new grocery data has revealed.

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Online BWS sales shoot up again

Published:  10 August, 2021

Online beer, wine and spirits (BWS) sales shot up once again, posting 29.9% year-on-year growth in July compared to the previous month, according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index released today.

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Sainsbury’s and Vivino partner for wine-aisle recommendations

Published:  05 August, 2021

Sainsbury’s has launched an in-store and online wine ratings partnership with Vivino to offer “honest peer-reviews” as research shows that wine is the top category that consumers rely on for recommendations, beating milestone life decisions such as mortgages and new job opportunities.

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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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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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Trivento takes the top spot for Argentine wine

Published:  22 July, 2021

Concha y Toro's Trivento is celebrating becoming the leading Argentine wine brand in the world, with sales of over US$256.2m a year according to a new report from the IWSR.

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Supermarkets record drop in BWS sales

Published:  20 July, 2021

Take-home sales of alcohol over the four weeks to 11 July were down by 3% compared with the previous month, according to the latest figures from Kantar.

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Football brings record English wine sales to Majestic

Published:  14 July, 2021

The last weekend of Euro 2020 saw record numbers of English wine bought at Majestic Wine, with the nation stocking up on homegrown bottles as the country geared up to the first major football final since 1966.

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Treasury smashes into hard seltzers with 19 Crimes

Published:  12 July, 2021

Treasury Wine Estates’ (TWE) augmented reality wine brand, 19 Crimes, is moving into the hard seltzer category where the company is looking to broaden its appeal among a new generation of drinkers.

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Majestic heads North for the first time in almost a decade

Published:  12 July, 2021

Majestic Wine has put an end to almost decade-long hiatus in investment in the north of England with a new store opening in the historic market town of Knutsford.

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Co-op becomes first supermarket to sell Chateau La Negly

Published:  07 July, 2021

Languedoc producer Chateau La Negly has made its wine available to buy for the first time at a UK supermarket with a launch into Co-op.

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Perrin Châteauneuf for Co-op pays homage to Randall Grahm

Published:  30 June, 2021

Famille Perrin has produced a Châteauneuf du Pape exclusively for Co-op.

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Casillero del Diablo goes white for new campaign

Published:  29 June, 2021

Casillero del Diablo, the UK’s leading Chilean wine brand known for its punchy reds, is launching a new consumer campaign to drive awareness of the “seasonality and great quality” of its white wines.

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Supermarket BWS sales soar by £29m

Published:  22 June, 2021

Take-home sales of alcohol jumped by £29 million in the four weeks to 13 June compared to the previous four weeks despite pubs and restaurants being open, Kantar data released today has revealed.

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