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The ten-strong collection, available across the retailer’s stores and online now, has been created in collaboration with world-renowned producers. With Priced between £7 and £20 but positioned as “luxury”, the portfolio had been developed to give customers a chance to discover “top quality wines at exceptional prices”, said Tesco.
Berry Bros. & Rudd has joined the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) as a Silver Corporate Patron
Adnams has reported a 7% jump in annual sales boosted by a particular strong distillery performance in addition to healthy brewery growth.
Diageo has introduced a new Drink IQ tool as part of its commitment to help consumers drink responsibly.
Mitchells & Butlers is hoping to entice calorie-conscious drinkers by adding a ‘skinny’ sparkling wine to its menu.
Leading wine app Vivino has today launched a wine recommendation engine aimed at helping wine retailers and merchants increase their digital customer reach and sell more wine.
Grupo Penaflor has opened a new frontier for Argentinian wines with the launch of its Trapiche Costa & Pampa range from Chapadmalal on the Atlantic coast.
English sparkling wine producer Hattingley Valley has added Australia and the US to its exports portfolio.
The Taj Mahal Brewing Co has partnered with Oakwood Vineyards to make its first foray into wine with an Indian quartet.
Posh mixer brand Fever-Tree continued to go from strength to strength in 2016 driven by accelerated growth in the UK.
UK Champagne sales have been hit by the nation’s love of more affordable Prosecco alongside the Brexit-caused drop in the value of the pound.
More than £42,000 were raised at The Benevolent Ball last Thursday, with a record number of senior members and noted personalities from the UK drinks industry gathered in support of the trade charity to raise funds for their colleagues in need.
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