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Wednesday 10 February 2016


BBR collaborates with fashion icon

Berry Bros & Rudd has partnered with British designer Sir Paul Smith for a series of limited edition own labels for its ‘Good Ordinary…’ range.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Farr acquires Jackson Fine Wines

Farr Vintners has acquired Jackson Fine Wines in its entirety following the retirement of founder and CEO Kit Jackson.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Australia tasting to see MS vs MW showdown

Six of the UK’s leading Masters of Wines and Master Sommeliers will go head-to-head in a food and Australian wine matching contest at this month’s Australia Day Tasting in London.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 1 Comment »

Online sales fail to lift Waitrose’s Christmas

Online shopping and a last minute boost failed to lift Waitrose’s Christmas like-for-likes, the retailer has reported.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 No Comments »

New UK drink guidelines ‘to target wine’

The supposed health benefits of drinking red wine are expected to be rebuffed in major new drinking guidelines being published by the British chief medical officer tomorrow.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 No Comments »

London restaurants: Top 10 changes in 25 years

What are the 10 biggest changes to London’s restaurant wine business over the past 25 years? One seasoned salesman shares his views with db.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

HMRC’s alcohol registration scheme now active

HMRC’s new Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme has officially launched, with those affected required to register before 31 March 2016.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 2 Comments »

Bourgogne updates site ahead of Wines Week

The trade body representing Burgundy wine has launched a new website ahead of Bourgogne Wines Week, taking place in the UK from 11-15 January.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 No Comments »

NHS to cut recommended alcohol consumption

UK government guidelines on recommended alcohol consumption are expected to be slashed following the first review in 20 years.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne poised for a record year

Sales of Champagne reached a record high last year, driven by strong demand from export markets, favourable exchange rates and steady sales in France.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 No Comments »

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