Analysis: A rise in white and red wines from Bordeaux demostrate its diversity Subscription

16 Sep 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

Looking beyond red and the hype of en primeur there seems to be a resurgence in white and rosé wines from Bordeaux.


Champagne Doyard

Matthew Clark adds Champagne Doyard to Wines of Distinction

26 Nov 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

On-trade distributor Matthew Clark has added Champagne Doyard to its premium Wines of Distinction portfolio


Paul Symington, Symington Family Estates

Paul Symington: “Port needs to change with the times”

13 Oct 2015 | By Erin Smith

Paul Symington said that to ensure the future of the category, “Port needs to change with the times”. He is optimistic that the recent success of aged tawny Ports is a step in the right direction for the category as whole.

Lighter style

Villa Maria launches lighter-style range into UK market

Villa Maria launches lighter alcohol wine range

10 Mar 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

New Zealand winery Villa Maria is set to launch a lower abv wine range into the UK off-trade.


Camel Valley Pinot Brut Rosé

English vineyard wins top prize at UK’s first Fizz Festival

24 Nov 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

Cornish winery Camel Valley has taken first prize at the inaugural UK Fizz Festival with its Pinot Noir Rosé.

Wine by type

Pop the bubbles in time for Christmas

Analysis: "Other" sparkling wines are taking a greater slice of the market Subscription

12 Oct 2015 | By Jane Parkinson

As sales of sparkling wine go from strength to strength, Jane Parkinson takes a look at the other sparklers attempting to challenge the might of Champagne, Cava and Prosecco.

Spanish white wine varietals on the rise

Insights: The rise of Spanish white wines in the on-trade Subscription

11 Aug 2015 | By James Lawrence

Spanish white wines are emerging from the shadow of the reds with a number of varieties and styles that are making headway in the UK on-trade.

Champagne Lanson

Champagne Lanson has a 'perfect start' to summer campaign

27 Jul 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

Champagne Lanson’s ‘The Perfect Start’ programme of sponsorship throughout the British summer is already bearing fruit.


Nyetimber lands partnership with Goodwood Racecourse

27 Jul 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

Nyetimber, one of England’s leading sparkling wine producer, has announced a three-year partnership with Goodwood Racecourse.

Jerry Lockspeiser

Jerry Lockspeiser encourages us all to break free and rebel when it comes to wine Subscription

27 Jul 2015 | By Jerry Lockspeiser

You know that feeling. For years you have been doing something that seems slightly illicit, almost shameful, then out of the blue someone knowledgeable tells you it’s OK. You don’t have to hide it any more. And you discover you are not alone. Lots of other people are doing it too. In fact it might even be a good thing!


Analysis: Anna Greenhous asks why competitions are boosting sake’s image Subscription

21 Jul 2015 | By Anna Greenhous

Sake’s popularity is growing apace. Anna Greenhous take a look at how understanding of the category is changing with the help of international competitions

Sake glass

International Wine Challenge 2015 Sake Competition Winners

20 Jul 2015

Nearly 900 sakes battled it out for medals at this year’s International Wine Challenge 2015.  Congratulations to all the winners for a fantastic year in a category that continues to expand. Champion Sake Award of 2015 sponsored by Japan Airlines:  Homare Sake Brewery Aizu Homare Banshu Yamadanishiki Junmai Daiginjo.


Oddbins begins search for the nation's top amateur wine taster

22 Jun 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

Oddbins has begun its search to find its amateur wine taster of 2015.

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