Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

Majestic launches click-and-collect service for Naked Wine customers

Published:  06 August, 2015

Naked Wines has launched a click-and-collect service for its customers through the Majestic network of stores.

Read more...

Wines of Chile launches Mercado Chileno event for consumers

Published:  05 August, 2015

Wines of Chile has announced a new consumer event to follow its trade tasting in September. Mercado Chileno will take place at Old Spitalfields Market in London on 11 and 12 September.

Read more...

Suntory explores space-aged whisky

Published:  05 August, 2015

Leading Japanese distillery Suntory is to send a batch of its whiskies to the International Space Station. The drinks giant wants to study the effect of zero gravity on the drink's maturing process.

Read more...

WSET welcomes Crown Cellars as latest corporate patron

Published:  05 August, 2015

Crown Cellars, the specialist wine and spirits division of Carlsberg UK, has become the latest business to become a patron of The Wine and Spirit Education Trust.

Read more...

Cube wins Vinho Verde account

Published:  05 August, 2015

Portuguese wine region Vinho Verde has appointed drinks-sector communications specialists, Cube to handle both consumer- and trade-facing PR.

Read more...

Copestick Murray announces key promotions and appointments

Published:  05 August, 2015

Copestick Murray has appointed two new members to its sales team after an extensive recruitment campaign earlier in the year.

Read more...

Oxford Wine Festival confirms 2015 line-up for eagerly awaited event

Published:  04 August, 2015

The final line-up for the Oxford Wine Festival has now been confirmed. The full exhibitor list now includes over 40 of the UK's leading wine merchants and covers 26 wine-producing countries.

Read more...

Chinese distillers caught lacing drinks with Viagra in police raids

Published:  04 August, 2015

Police in China have seized over 5,000 bottles of popular spirit baiju as part of an investigation into whether distillers are lacing their products with the drug Viagra, which is designed to treat erectile dysfunction.

Read more...

Gosset and Frapin leave McKinley Vintners for Louis Latour Agencies

Published:  04 August, 2015

Louis Latour Agencies has poached both Champagne Gosset and Cognac Frapin from McKinley Vintners. The two prestigious brands - both owned by family group Renaud Cointreau - joined the Latour portfolio on 1 August 2015.

Read more...

English winery Giffords Hall aims to crowdfund major expansion drive

Published:  04 August, 2015

East-Anglian vineyard, Giffords Hall, has turned to crowdfunding website crowd2fund.com to raise capital. It is seeking £58,000 in return for a 5% equity share.

Read more...

Quaglino's partners with Tanqueray to launch pop-up indoor garden

Published:  03 August, 2015
Read more...

R&B crowd-sources location for new Borders distillery

Published:  03 August, 2015

Scottish whisky producer R&B Distillers is asking its customers to choose a location for a new distillery in the Borders. If completed, it will be the first distillery in the region since 1837.

Read more...

Breaking News: Enotria acquires Coe Vintners

Published:  03 August, 2015

One of the UK's leading premium wine distributors announced it has acquired competitor Coe Vintners.

Read more...

Uruguay's Bodega Garzón débuts new wine range for UK market

Published:  03 August, 2015

Uruguayan winery Bodega Garzón plans to launch its new Colinas de Uruguay brand at this year's Emerging Regions Tasting.

Read more...

Moody's warns grocery sector of threat from rising minimum wage

Published:  03 August, 2015

UK retailers will struggle with the government's recently announced hike in the living wage, according to credit rating agency Moody's.

Read more...

Wines of Portugal reveals winners of annual sommelier competition

Published:  03 August, 2015

Wines of Portugal has announced the winners of its Wine Quest sommelier competition. First place went to Christophe Richelet of Taberna do Mercado with Maggie Mak of Maze by Gordon Ramsay named as runner up.

Read more...

Will Greenwood teams with Wolf Blass to find world's greatest ever rugby players

Published:  03 August, 2015

Australian wine brand Wolf Blass has teamed up with Will Greenwood, a key player in England's 2003 Rugby World Cup-winning team, to launch a rugby-themed UK promotion.

Read more...

Bibendum PLB and Kings Place plan Ultimate Wine Options Dinner in aid of Action Against Hunger

Published:  31 July, 2015

Bibendum PLB has partnered with Kings Place to host a charity auction and dinner in aid of Action Against Hunger. The event will take place on 7 September.

Read more...

Wines of Portugal promotion offers consumers chance to win holiday

Published:  31 July, 2015

Wines of Portugal is offering consumers the chance to win a three-day autumn trip to Portugal through a new on-bottle neck-tag promotion.

Read more...

Bacardí announces new global vice president

Published:  31 July, 2015

Bacardí has appointed Fabio Di Giammarco as its new global vice president. He will oversee the brand's global marketing, with a particular emphasis on improving the brand equity.

Read more...