Jay Wright, CEO of Virgin Wines

Gifting and corporate sales leads to better than expected Christmas at Virgin Wines

20 Jan 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

Gains in its gifting business and expanding it loyalty membership by over a third helped Virgin Wines to pull in bumper sales this Christmas.

Theresa May

A look back at May’s Brexit speech: What does it mean for the trade?

20 Jan 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

As we hurtle towards the hard Brexit scenario outlined by Theresa May in her speech earlier this week, there are two main concerns affecting our industry.

Wine stock

WSTA calls on industry to help prevent wine being “singled out” at next budget

20 Jan 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

The body which represents the wine and spirits industry is calling on the industry to make sure that wine is looked on favourably at the next budget.

Chapel Down vineyard

WSTA calls UKVA’s application for English fizz PGI a “side-show”

19 Jan 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

The UK Vineyards Association (UKVA) has revealed plans to apply for Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) for English sparkling wine, using the term “British Fizz”.

City of Wine Winter

Barwell & Jones prepares to re-launch Marqués de Riscal in the UK

19 Jan 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

Historic Spanish winery Marqués de Riscal will be the focus of a new marketing and sales push to promote its presence in the UK.

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