National Wine Day Tweets

Top ten tweets from National Wine Day

27 May 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

A lot has been happening in the wine world this week. Not only did London Wine Week return for its third outing, but on Wednesday (May 25) it was also National Wine Day.

Julio Saenz

Q&A: Julio Sáenz, La Rioja Alta, S.A. Subscription

27 May 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

La Rioja Alta, S.A., has been making wine since it was founded by five families back in 1890. We chatted to Julio Sáenz, winemaker at the premium vineyard since 1996 and technical director since 2005, about how their wines and the winemaking have evolved.

Marks & Spencer IWC 2016 sweep

Wine range strategy for M&S focuses on sub £10 range

27 May 2016 | By Angela Mount

Gary Brooking, trading manager for Marks & Spencer, and his team of buyers and wine selectors were on celebratory form at the M&S Spring Press Tasting last week, having just knocked Tesco off the top spot for the most own brand medal wins in this year’s International Wine Challenge.

This week

The Week That Was: Top news, Q&As and analysis on

27 May 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on, we have done a review of the top online news, financial news for the drinks trade, Q&As, and opinion stories.

London Wine Week

Nyetimber at LWW: Consumers open to wine like never before

26 May 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

This week is London Wine Week (LWW) when punters can sample some of the best wine that the capital has to offer.

DEFRA minister George Eustice MP

International Cool Climate Wine Symposium: Cool viticulture the hot topic in Brighton

27 May 2016 | By Andrew Catchpole

As the 9th International Cool Climate Wine Symposium opened its doors in Brighton yesterday, a 30-country strong delegation of 600 producers, exhibitors, marketers and communicators descended on the seaside town for a three day event dedicated to examining all aspects of making and marketing fine wine from cool climates

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