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Wines in the Press 16/17 May 2009

Published:  19 May, 2009

What the wine critics have to say in the press this weekend.

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Alcohol helps to boost Waitrose sales

Published:  12 March, 2009

Alcohol sales were one of the few highlights of Waitrose's trading year in 2008.

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Wines in the Press, January 24-25

Published:  26 January, 2009


Our review of what the national wine critics had to say this last weekend, January 24-25

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Wines in the Press, January 10-11

Published:  13 January, 2009

The Observer

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Morrisons offers New Year bargains

Published:  05 January, 2009

Morrisons is entering the New Year with a range of discounts on branded wines.

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Tojaki and top shelf...

Published:  24 November, 2008

Botrytis Masterclass on Friday in Soho - tasted a 1959 Steinberger Riesling TBA. OMG, a reverential hush descended on the room and cruised home later on a cloud of euphoria with still the taste of caramelised quince in my mouth.

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Grand Marnier launches supermarket sampling campaign

Published:  17 November, 2008

Grand Marnier has launched a sampling programme as it bids to enhance the liqueur's usage during the autumn and winter months. Text

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Waitrose lists nectar of the "God"

Published:  12 November, 2008

The arrival in the UK of one of Sweden's most famous beers - God Lager, from the Nils Oscar Micro-brewery - is certainly cause for celebration.
Source: God Lager

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Wines in the Press: Sweet sherry and brilliant Bordeaux

Published:  04 November, 2008

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Famous Grouse gets festive makeover in the off-trade

Published:  08 October, 2008

Scotch whisky The Famous Grouse is to be repackaged for the off-trade this month in a bid to boost sales in the run up to Christmas.

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ALMR slams Sainsbury's over loss-leading lager

Published:  26 August, 2008

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has criticised Sainsbury's for selling alcohol at below cost price over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Sainsbury's to close wine website

Published:  23 July, 2008

Sainsbury's has announced it will be closing its wine website, www.sainsburyswine.co.uk.

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Morrisons sales rise again

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has continued its resurgence in the UK grocery retail market, reporting sales up by 8.6% in the first quarter of its financial year.

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Morrisons implements Task 25 Scheme

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has implemented a Task 25' Scheme in a bid to prevent underage sales of alcohol.

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706,000 bonus for Morrisons chief

Published:  23 July, 2008

Marc Bolland, the Morrisons chief executive, pocketed a bonus of 706,000 last year, according to the company's annual report.

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Record results for Morrisons

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has reported like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) up by 4.6% for the year to 3 February, on sales up 6% to 13bn.
And pre-tax profit soared to 612m, up from 369m in 2006-07.

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Waitrose moves into English fizz production

Published:  23 July, 2008

Harpers.co.uk can exclusively reveal Waitrose plans to be the first UK retailer to plant vines in England and produce its own sparkling wine to hit the shelves in 2014.

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Youngest MW joins Waitrose BWS team

Published:  23 July, 2008

Ken Mackay MW has joined the Waitrose wine buying team.

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Morrisons bucks trend with strong results

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has fared well in its Christmas trading with like-for-like sales increasing by 9.5%, excluding fuel.

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Morrisons' Australian ros turns heads

Published:  23 July, 2008

An Australian sparkling wine sold by Morrisons for under five pounds has gained industry recognition.

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