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Saturday 25 October 2014

UK

English fizz sets sights on export push

Export markets are becoming an increasingly important focus for the English sparkling wine industry as its profile and production soar.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Three arrested over £80m alcohol fraud

Three people have been arrested in relation to a £80 million alcohol fraud after a series of dawn raids by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

French fizz touted for UK success

French Crémant and Mousseux are well placed to become the next styles to enjoy a breakthrough in the buoyant UK sparkling wine market.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Lidl defends underpricing wines

Lidl Spain has defended its decision to ignore retail regulations by selling wines at below cost price, saying that doing so “rarely ends up in disciplinary proceedings.”

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Young’s Brewery signs £10.4m deal

Young and Co.’s Brewery has closed a £10.4 million deal to acquire four London pubs.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Gigondas to hold first PR tour to UK

Over 25 producers from the Rhône Valley’s Gigondas AOC are coming to London in November in a bid to boost awareness of the region’s wine.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week featured a sleuthing fox, cricket talks, and a milestone for the Wine and Spirit Education Trust.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Babycham goes (even more) retro

Babycham has announced the release of its first new flavours since it began in 1953.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 2 Comments »

Rioja set for allocation pressure

Berry Brothers & Rudd has strengthened its Rioja portfolio as the merchant’s Spain buyer Simon Field MW acknowledged growing demand.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s slashes abv on Prosecco

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has cut the alcohol in its own-brand Prosecco from 11% abv to 10.5% as part of its ’20×20′ programme.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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