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Wednesday 1 July 2015

UK

Fine wines take a stand at LWF 2015

Visitors to this year’s 35th London Wine Fair will for the first time benefit from a tasting area dedicated to premium and super-premium wines.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Marston’s buys rival Thwaites for £25m

UK pub group and brewer Marston’s has bought rival Daniel Thwaites’ beer division in a cash deal worth £25.1 million.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Is climate change altering wine tastes?

Climate change is altering the tastes of wine drinkers, encouraging them to prefer intense, higher alcohol wines, according to research by Naked Wines.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Top Gear Clarkson’s boozy backstage rider

The backstage rider of disgraced former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson included more than 20 bottles of wine, revealing a taste for Veuve Clicquot and Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A “scrumptious and characterful” red Vermouth, a handful of feel-good yet serious rosés, and wines from both Aldi and Lidl get given the once over by UK wine critics this week.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Villa Maria: staying on the radar

Villa Maria’s first ever chief operating officer talks to the drinks business about a new brand for the UK, how to raise the profile of Hawke’s Bay and why this producer’s biggest selling wine in China is white.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade invited to pink flamingo party

Members of the trade are invited to the celebrate the last day of the London Wine Fair and raise funds for industry charity The Benevolent at a pink flamingo party.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Jascots taps into keg wine trend

UK wine merchant Jascots has launched a range of wines on tap aimed at casual dining restaurants, where a thirst is growing for wine in kegs.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Nutella Negroni and other Easter cocktails

London restaurant Duck & Waffle is to launch a Nutella Negroni and other Easter-themed cocktails for one week only on Monday.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

German wine in ‘strong demand’ at Sotheby’s sale

Sotheby’s latest London sale saw strong demand for the wines of Egon Müller alongside the usual top selling Burgundies of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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