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Tuesday 24 January 2017 loc: GB

UK

André Simon Awards: ‘The Apple Orchard’

Next in the series of extracts from the André Simon Awards shortlist is a passage from Pete Brown’s homage to that most English of fruits – the apple.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Champagne shipments drop 2% to 306.6m bottles

Champagne shipped a total of 306.6 million bottles in 2016, a decline of 2% on 2015’s result, the drinks business is the first to reveal.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Vinexpo launches new regional initiative

Vinexpo is launching a new annual event aimed at accelerating trade with up-and-coming wine regions, which will see wine buyers taken to vineyards in a host region as part of a two-day business-building programme.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Barclay brothers to close Sark Vineyard

A vineyard set up by UK billionaires the Barclay brothers in the Channel Islands is to close after just six years, with its owners blaming an “attack” on alcohol taxation by its government.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Innovation key to boosting travel retail, TFWA boss says

Innovation, new tech and overcoming the perception of poor value are key to attracting customers back to travel retail, the TFWA president has claimed.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 No Comments »

Tesco and M&S continue strong Christmas

Tesco and M&S continued the string of promising Christmas trading results that have been released this week.

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 No Comments »

Americans coin new name for English sparkling

While the producers of English sparkling wine have been debating about a suitable brand name for their increasingly-popular product, the Americans have already chosen a term – and it may become protected.

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 8 Comments »

Hallgarten strengthens sales team

UK wine importer Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines has made a raft of new appointments to strengthen its sales team.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s online trading boosts Christmas

Sainsbury’s added to the positive performance of the UK supermarket’s over Christmas, reporting like-for-like sales up in its third quarter and a strong online trading.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

Prosecco puts fizz into The Co-op’s Christmas

UK multiple retailer The Co-op toasted strong Christmas sales with Italian fizz as its own brand Prosecco became its highest-selling line in the key trading period.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

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