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UK retail market for wine in 2015: the facts

We bring you a detailed analysis of wine sales trends in the UK off-trade during 2015, charting the rise of Merlot and Sauvignon, and fall of rosé.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Sir Brian McGrath dies

Sir Brian McGrath MW, a long-standing member of the trade and private secretary to the Duke of Edinburgh, has died aged 90.

Monday, June 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo appoints new GB general manager

Diageo has appointed Charles Ireland to the new role of general manager GB, Ireland and France in a swap in its senior team.

Friday, June 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Beer-drinking cockatoo barred from pub

A beer-drinking cockatoo banned from a Wetherspoon pub has become a regular at another after its landlord took pity on the barred bird.

Friday, June 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Francois Lurton set to refocus on UK market

Francois Lurton is eying up wider distribution of its global wine brands as he celebrates twenty years making wine in South America.

Friday, June 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Buckingham Schenk unveils new sales director

Andy Rawlinson will join Buckingham Schenk as the company’s new sales director on 1 August this year.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Strange tales: The barmaid eaten by a tiger

According to her gravestone and local legend, Hannah Twynnoy, a barmaid in Malmesbury, was the first person in Britain to be eaten by a tiger.

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Grubb’s Madeira collection for sale

A collection of rare Madeira from the cellar of Patrick Grubb MW is to go on sale in London next month.

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 No Comments »

LCB makes senior management changes

London City Bond has announced a number of senior managerial changes, effective immediately.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Tesco simplifies own-label wine range

Tesco has overhauled its own-label wine range, removing two ‘confusing’ sub-brands to offer a more coherent and ‘recognisable’ range.

Monday, June 6th, 2016 2 Comments »

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