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The battle for the retail shelves Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Angela Mount

The latest Nielsen retail reports make for interesting reading. Supermarket own-brand wines showed growth of 12.6% in the 12 weeks leading up to January 28, 2017, an escalation from 5.5% year-on-year growth, while brands lost 3% share.

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Harpers Data & Insights (HD&I) is a newly launched premium research service from William Reed Business Media, providing original data and expert analysis on wine markets and consumers’ attitudes to wine.

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Bordeaux Harvest

CIVB invites trade to Dine with Bordeaux

17 Mar 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

The Bordeaux Wine Board (CIVB) is re-launching two promotional campaigns aimed at promoting the ‘versatility’ of Bordeaux.

Shop Rioja

Shop Rioja

02 Mar 2017

he month of October is quickly becoming synonymous with Shop Rioja – Wines from Rioja’s month-long promotion which brings the full diversity and dynamism of Spain’s foremost wine region to the UK’s independent retailers.

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Strong spirits performance boosts Adnams sales

23 Mar 2017 | By Lisa Riley

Adnams has reported a 7% jump in annual sales boosted by a particular strong distillery performance in addition to healthy brewery growth.

Craft Beer

UK tops list for craft breweries per capita

17 Mar 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

The craft revolution has swept across the globe, with 94% of world’s 19,000 breweries now producing beer craft.

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M Restaurant

Survey reveals rising costs top on-trade concerns but drinks offer often underplayed

24 Mar 2017 | By Andrew Catchpole

  Cost pressures including rising business rates, food inflation and staff costs the major challenges faced by industry according to CGA Peach’s 2017 Business Leaders Survey


Mitchells & Butlers adds 'skinny' sparkling wine to its menu

22 Mar 2017 | By Lisa Riley

Mitchells & Butlers is hoping to entice calorie-conscious drinkers by adding a ‘skinny’ sparkling wine to its menu.

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Halewood secures £50m debt facility

10 Mar 2017 | By Lisa Riley

Halewood Wines & Spirits has secured a £50m debt facility from Royal Bank of Scotland as part of its strategy to develop a balanced portfolio of spirits.

Mahesh Madhavan new Bacardi CEO

Bacardi CEO successor announced

07 Mar 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

Spirits giant Bacardi will have a new CEO by 2018.

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Calling the shots in the aisles

Morrisons shorten payment terms for small suppliers

27 Mar 2017 | By Lisa Riley

Morrisons today announced it would shorten payment terms for its smalle suppliers to a maximum of 14 days as part of its ’buy and sell simply’ initiative.

Mike James, Aldi

Aldi wine sales lead the way as retailer growth continues

24 Mar 2017 | By Angela Mount

Aldi has shown the fastest year-on-year growth of all retailers according to latest Kantar Worldpanel figures

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Winner Terry Kandylis Moet Sommelier of the Year 2016

Moët UK's Sommelier Of The Year opens for entries

03 Mar 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

Moët & Chandon’s Sommelier of the Year competition has returned for another year, once again looking to bestow the accolade on a shining star of the UK on-trade.

Andrew Bewes, managing director, Hallgarten Druitt

Change of subsidiary ownership consolidates Hallgarten's B2B wine focus

02 Feb 2017 | By Barnaby Eales

Hallgarten (HDN) wines has announced a structural change of ownership with the company now owned directly by the Pieroth family of Burg Layen in Germany. The wine wholesaler based in Luton, was until December, a subsidiary of the Pieroth’s family’s holding company WIV Wein International.

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Matthew Clark's Emporium Tasting 2017

Blurring lines between on-trade beer, wine and spirits Subscription

21 Mar 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

Matthew Clark’s new Emporium tasting concept delivered on its promise of providing a circus-themed extravaganza at London’s Tobacco Dock on Tuesday. 

Bordeaux Harvest

CIVB invites trade to Dine with Bordeaux

17 Mar 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

The Bordeaux Wine Board (CIVB) is re-launching two promotional campaigns aimed at promoting the ‘versatility’ of Bordeaux.

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