JP Chenet's 10L Bag-in-Box

JP Chenet expands into the on-trade with draught partnership

29 Apr 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

French winemaker JP Chenet is moving into the dispense on-trade market in partnership with Vimto Out Of Home.


Champagne Geoffroy

Armit Wines wins rights to grower champagne agency

27 Apr 2016

Armit Wines has become the exclusive UK agent for Champagne Geoffroy, hoping to capitalise on boosted sales of growers’ champagne.



Sherry en vogue at Wines of Spain masterclass

15 Apr 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

“We have to keep the fire burning”. This was the message from distinguished Jerez winemaker Beltran Domecq at the sherry masterclass at Wines from Spain’s yesterday, when quizzed on the future of the category and maintaining the wave of popularity that sherry is currently ...

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.


Kingsland Carbonation Line

Kingsland Drinks unveils “sparkle-up” carbonation line

28 Apr 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Kingsland Drinks has unveiled its new carbonation line – a first for a bottler in the UK.

Wine by type

Port Cupboard

Port-inspired pub opens in collaboration with Symington Family Estates

22 Apr 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

The quintessential Portuguese drink has inspired a collaboration between Cheshire Cat Pubs and Bars and Symington Family Estates to open the Fitzherbert Arms, a traditional English pub stocking over 30 different Ports. 

Wines of Argentina's moveable pop-up bar

Wines of Argentina plans weekend-long celebration of World Malbec day

14 Apr 2016 | By Erin Smith

World Malbec Day, which is on 17 April 2016, will be celebrated across the globe and Wines of Argentina has lined up a number of consumer and trade events to help celebrate Argentina’s favourite varietal.

Vittorio Moretti, president of the Franciacorta Consortium

Q&A: Vittorio Moretti, President of the Franciacorta Consortium Subscription

14 Apr 2016 | By James Lawrence

Owner of the Bellavista and Contadi Castaldi brands, Vittorio Moretti was elected president of the Franciacorta Consorzio in December 2015. He now faces an uphill struggle, in transforming Italy’s premium traditional method fizz from a niche category into a household name.

Lower ABV wine 9.9

Vinitaly 2016: Lower ABV wine is a way to stand out for Italian producer La Contessa

12 Apr 2016 | By David Gosine

Wine producer La Contessa is looking to stand out from other Italian producers by focusing on producing a high-quality, lower alcohol red wine and is looking to export to the UK market.

Back Dog Hill Vineyard

Waitrose adds 12 new English Sparkling wines to range

11 Apr 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Waitrose has announced its decision to expand its current range of English and Welsh wine by a quarter.

Armagnac Academies

Armagnac Academies returns to London for one-day course

05 Apr 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Drinks connoisseurs looking to increase their knowledge of one Europe’s oldest spirits can sign-up for a professional one-day course, which is returning to London following a sold out event in New York.

Hidetoshi Nakata

Q&A: Footballer Hidetoshi Nakata talks sake Subscription

21 Jan 2016 | By Anna Greenhous

Anna Greenhous, talks to one of the greatest Japanese footballers of all time, Hidetoshi Nakata, about retiring and becoming an international sake ambassador.

Hambledon Vineyards

English wine producer Hambledon Vineyard announces expansion plans

23 Dec 2015 | By Erin Smith

Hambledon Vineyard has announced plans to to increase the estates’s production facilities in response to growing demand of its award-winning English sparkling wine.

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