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Saturday 6 February 2016


Prosecco boom to last ‘at least 10 years’

Demand for Prosecco will remain high for at least the next decade, believes the UK export manager of Ca’ di Rajo, which has diversified its offering with the release of a “Prosecco-style” sparkling rosé.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Cameron takes Xi Jinping to the pub

British prime minister David Cameron has treated the Chinese president Xi Jinping to a trip to his local pub, where his guest tucked in to fish and chips and a pint of IPA.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 2 Comments »

Failed fine wine firm liquidated

A British wine investment company, Prestige Fine Wine, has been forced into provisional liquidation as part of an ongoing investigation by UK authorities.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

London now ‘as good as Paris’ for food

Three French brothers due to open an offshoot of their iconic Paris restaurant in London today have admitted that the UK capital is now as good for food as the City of Light.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Oddbins seeks ‘true value’ of classic regions

Oddbins has moved away from the “classics” in order to highlight lesser-known appellations that it says offer “true value”, unveiling its winter range yesterday.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Queen serves Ridgeview to Chinese premier

China’s president Xi Jinping was treated to English sparkling wine, white Burgundy, first growth Bordeaux and Vin de Constance at last night’s UK state dinner.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 4 Comments »

DP’s Geoffroy defends multiple releases

Dom Pérignon’s chef de cave Richard Geoffroy has spoken out in defence of multiple Champagne releases, insisting there is “more latitude in playing the vintage game than ever”.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Graham Norton wine brand hits shelves

Chat-show host Graham Norton has launched his own wine brand in the UK, which has been given an exclusive listing at retail chain Majestic Wine.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

UK and European beer prices mapped

See how much the price of beer can vary both within the UK and across Europe with this helpful infographic, courtesy of Citybase.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Online wine retail key to long term growth

Online wine sales are expected to grow by nearly 12% each year over the next four years, as e-commerce platforms continue to gain share of retail sales.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

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