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Thursday 2 July 2015

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Online retailer to highlight 'hidden gems'

A new online boutique wine importer and retailer Perfect Cellar has opened for more...

Accolade's Fish Hoek goes Fairtrade

South Africa's Fish Hoek is to go Fairtrade from the 2015 vintage, becoming more...

Cockburn’s wins the boat race

Cockburn’s has won the 2015 Barcos Rabelos race, featuring the boats that more...

Plumpton College principal awarded OBE

Mr Des Lambert, Principal of Plumpton College since 2003, has been awarded an more...

Fire devastates New Zealand winery

A fire has ripped through a New Zealand winery destroying its offices, kitchen more...

MMD bolsters Italian portfolio with Mazzei

Maisons Marques et Domaines has extended its Italian portfolio with the more...

Digital and Communications Executive

£22,000-£26,000 dependent on experience

Top 10 wines in the UK press

An English fizz fit for Wimbledon, a "chunky, berry-stuffed" Negroamaro and a more...

Australia puts quality centre stage

Wine Australia has pledged to invest AUD$35m annually for the next five years more...

WOSA woos UK indies and on-trade

Wines of South Africa has announced plans for a new UK trade tasting later this more...

UK Sales Manager

London, United Kingdom

Vinexpo: five days 'too much' says organiser

Vinexpo doesn’t need to run for the full five days because no visitor stays more...

Oregon producer takes international view

One of Oregon’s youngest wine estates has partnered with Jackson Family Wines more...

Mateus rosé clears up its design

Portuguese rosé brand Mateus is switching to a clear glass bottle this summer, more...

Winemaker fined $35k over toxic waste

An Australian winemaker has been fined AUS$35,000 (£17,000) after he was found more...

Tesco to announce more sales woes

Tesco's travails look set to continue, as City analysts say it is preparing to more...

China’s Ningxia region launches wine contest

Select winemakers will have the chance to travel to China to learn from its more...

Sales Executive - Wines & Spirits Competitions

London, United Kingdom

Competitive

Pontifex Scholarship 2015 open for entries

Wine Australia and The Daniel Pontifex Memorial Trust have opened the 2015 more...

Yealands sells majority stake

Yealands Family Wines' owner Peter Yealand has agreed to sell 80% of the more...

Santa Rita launching new Irish campaign

Chilean wine producer Santa Rita Estates is spending €500,000 on a new more...

Global Wine Buyer

London, United Kingdom

Competitive

Britain’s cocktail habits expose north south divide

A survey has revealed Brits' cocktail preferences depend on there they live, more...

Top wine students receive awards

Students taking degree courses in Wine Business and Wine Production at Plumpton more...

db Green Awards 2013 winners announced

23rd April, 2013 by db_staff

Ethical Person of the Year, sponsored by Fairhills

Andy Phelps, BWS manager, Sainsbury’s

Andy PhelpsDescribed as “truly committed to Fairtrade”, Andy Phelps, beers, wines and spirits manager at Sainsbury’s, has had a huge impact on ethically sourced drinks at the retailer and is currently converting all the supermarket’s Taste the Difference South African wines to Fairtrade. Such a move is part of a wider Sainsbury’s initiative called the 20 by 20 Sustainability Plan to reach sales of £1 billion fairly-traded products. Already, 22% of all UK Fairtrade sales are through Sainsbury’s making it the world’s largest Fairtrade retailer.

Award Sponsor

According ot Harriett Lamb, executive director at The Fairtrade Foundation, “Sainsbury’s level of ambition to play their part in tackling poverty will set the pace – enabling the public to make Fairtrade an integral part of people’s everyday shopping, opening more doors for more farmers and workers.”

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