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Bancroft Wines has added two new producers to their portfolio, Cantina della Volta from Emilia Romagna and Es Fangar from Mallorca.
The future is still uncertain for online grocer Ocado which has just released its final quarterly sales figures for 2016.
Evidence that the growing number of ethically sourced and social responsible drinks companies is in response to consumer demand for alcohol with a conscience has been backed by data from the Co-op which revealed that its sales of Fairtrade wine are up 25% YOY.
Ethical spirits brand Fair has teamed up with 12 top London hotels to launch its Christmas marketing campaign.
Gonzalez Byass UK (GBUK) is expanding its Spanish wine range in the UK with the addition of Txomin Etxaniz, a leading producer of DO Txakoli, to its portfolio.
The enduring success of sparkling ignited by consumers’ unquenchable thirst for Prosecco over the past decade is already reaching into 2017 and is pushing new boundaries.
Waitrose wine buyers have bolstered their premium offering by buying two barrels of rare wine at the historic annual Hospices de Beaune auction.
Christmas is still two-and-a-half weeks away but the organisers of the event which aims to “unlock the secrets” Burgundy are already preparing to showcase what the region can offer in 2017.
Bars and restaurants could be looking forward to an extra windfall over this year’s Christmas weekend, thanks to the fortuitous dates of Christmas this year.
The government department for public health has praised the benefits of minimum pricing after releasing a report which shows that UK consumers are drinking 42% more than there were in 1980.
Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is re-naming its Blossom Hill Fruit Bloom range in order to stress bubbles over fruit.
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