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Wednesday 1 April 2015

UK

Rioja toasts record sales

The UK played a major role in helping Rioja to achieve record sales of 281 million litres in 2014, according to the region’s Consejo Regulador.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Tim Mondavi’s Continuum joins Flint

UK wine merchant Flint Wines has announced itself as the exclusive UK agent for Tim Mondavi’s Napa estate, Continuum.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 beers in the world press

This week’s roundup sees a strong contingent from the craft beer hotspot of San Diego among some variations of the ever-popular IPA style.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Alcohol death rates at lowest in 15 years

Deaths related to alcohol abuse in the UK are at their lowest level in 15 years, new figures from the Office of National Statistics show.

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 No Comments »

UK on-trade sees premium wine boost

Spending on cheaper wine in restaurants has dropped almost 10% in the last year, while high-end sparkling wine sales are soaring.

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 No Comments »

WSTA piles pressure on UK Treasury

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is today meeting with the Treasury to present their 2015 budget submission, which calls for a 2% cut in duty.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Red wine more romantic than oysters

Red wine is more likely to put Brits in the mood for romance than oysters, whipped cream or asparagus, according to Bookatable.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Pubco TCG in heartfelt fundraiser

UK pub operator TCG has selected the British Heart Foundation as its charity for the next 18 months, setting a fundraising goal of £100,000.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Virgin hails sparkling success

The UK thirst for Champagne and Prosecco helped online retailer Virgin Wines to achieve its best Christmas ever, with like-for-like December sales up 20%.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Love is most definitely in the air, with UK wine writers sizing up the best pink fizz and Champagne ahead of Valentine’s Day.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

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