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Monday 16 January 2017 loc: GB

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Wine to ‘lose least’ from Scottish booze pricing

Wine has the least to lose from the proposed Scottish minimum unit pricing legislation (MUP), research from Nielsen found, but spirits, beer and cider and own-label lines look set to be hit harder.

Monday, November 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Codorníu launches new ad campaign

Cava producer Codorníu is rolling out a new million-pound marketing campaign to boost its appeal among millennials.

Friday, November 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Is Syrah the new icon variety for Limarí?

Chile’s Limarí region is establishing its reputation for Syrah after Maycas del Limarí’s icon wine, Los Acacios 2014, was name the best Syrah in Chile in a prestigious Chilean wine guide.

Friday, November 11th, 2016 No Comments »

How can wine producers cater to the tastes of millennials?

It’s no secret that the tastes of millennials can be tricky for wine producers to pin-point. Neil Anderson, marketing director of Kingsland Drinks, explores how wine producers can keep up with their ever evolving tastes.

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 1 Comment »

Sandeman revamps tawny Port range

Sandeman is rolling out new clear bottles for its tawny Port range in the first step to boost the ‘under-appreciated’ category and get people drinking Port outside its traditional post-dinner and Christmas slots.

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Oddbins e-commerce boosts revenue but eats into profits

Growing online sales and a larger store estate boosted revenues at high street wine retailer Oddbins last year, with turnover rising 19% to £16.75 million in the 12 months to 31 January 2016, according to accounts filed at Companies House this week.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 1 Comment »

Sainsbury’s like-for-like sales hit, but revenue rises

Sainsbury’s saw its like-for-likes sales fall by 1% in the first half of the year, despite rising total revenues across the group, in the first set of results that includes the newly acquired Home Retail Group and Argos businesses.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Innis & Gunn smashes £1m crowdfunding target

Scottish brewery Innis & Gunn has smashed its £1 million crowd-funding target in three days, as it eyes up new bars across the UK and US.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 No Comments »

M&S to focus on food and drinks

M&S is overhauling its estate, boosting the number of its Simply Food outlets – which include its award-winning wine aisles – by 200 in the next two years, while cutting back on its loss-making clothing outlets.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Lidl unveils Christmas offering

Lidl is rolling out its Christmas Wine Cellar which includes a range of French, Spanish and Italian wines, as well as boosting its dessert wine range.

Monday, November 7th, 2016 1 Comment »

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