Côtes du Rhône held its UK position through a “challenging” 2014 as France’s second largest AOC wine region highlighted the 27% value growth it has enjoyed in this market over the last decade.
Gin is experiencing its most meaningful renaissance since it took off in the US in the 1920s. Find out which brands are ruling the roost in terms of global sales.
Just hours after the announcement that Majestic Wines has bought loss-making Naked Wines, an event in London has highlighted the challenges of turning a profit in the UK’s £720m online wine market.
Bacardi has moved to “redefine” super-premium gin with the launch of Star of Bombay, an elevated expression of its Bombay Sapphire brand.
Rosé is showing signs of a real opportunity to push into higher price points as this booming category wins over Champagne drinkers and finds listings at top restaurants.
UK wine merchant, Majestic, has bought the online retailer Naked Wines for £70 million and appointed its founder Rowan Gormley as CEO.
A vicar was turned away from a Suffolk wine bar on Easter Sunday for “health and safety reasons” because he was wearing sandals.
Graham’s is launching the world’s first Port bond in the UK, which will allow people to buy a case of vintage Port in the year it is harvested.
Upmarket sandwich pit-stop Pret A Manger is trialling sit-down evening meals along with an accompanying wine and beer list in one of its flagship London premises.
Claiming to be “the world’s first frozen cider”, Kopparberg is set to launch a range of flavoured frozen beverage pouches designed to accompany the improving weather.
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