Summergate's Ian Ford

Chinese importer Summergate bought by Australia's Woolworths Liquor Company

02 Dec 2014 | By Richard Siddle

Woolworths Liquor Group has bought Summergate, one of the China’s most influential wine importers, in a move that considerably strengthens the Australian retail drinks giant’s position in the country.

Wine Vision

UK wine trade slow to react to Millennials’ sweet tooth, says Mintel

20 Nov 2014 | By Gemma McKenna

The 18 to 34 year-old age group is partial to sweeter wines, with 44% of wine buyers believing they’re better quality than drier ones, but few UK brands have “attacked this space”, says Mintel.

Jonny Forsyth

Mintel's Jonny Forsyth: Evolving tastes among global wine drinkers Subscription

20 Nov 2014

Wine tastes are evolving but is the industry agile enough to take advantage? Mintel’s research clearly illustrates how different the coveted Millennials are to previous generations, global drinks analyst Jonny Forsyth told Wine Vision.

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Spain country report

Spain Country Report 2014

03 Sep 2014 | Updated: 03 Sep 2014 | By Subscriptions

Spanish wines are becoming increasingly popular across all channels of the trade and at all price points. Make sure you keep up to date with the latest trends, regions, varieties, including what key buyers across the UK wine trade think will happen to the Spanish wine category in the next year by reading this special Harpers Country report. 

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