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Saturday 22 November 2014

Accolade Wines

Accolade makes move on Grant Burge

Accolade Wines has confirmed that it is in “exclusive discussions” to buy Grant Burge Wines, the latest sign of consolidation taking place within Australia’s wine industry.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Hardys: the only way is up

Among the many challenges facing Hardys in its current upmarket push is making sure consumers understand what sort of style to expect from cooler climate wines.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Christensen: Enotria could do better

Enotria is “doing well but could do better” according to new chief executive Troy Christensen, who joined the UK wine distributor last month.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Hardys creates online sales outlet

Hardys has launched its own online shop in the UK as a retail showcase for the Australian brand’s top end wines.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Constellation splits from Accolade in Europe

Constellation Brands and Accolade Wines have split their mainland European portfolios, but will maintain a partnership in the UK and elsewhere in the world.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Accolade’s Chardonnay results good news for Australia

A recent survey has shown the trade believes Aussie Chardonnay has improved stylistically representing the best value above £8 with room for growth.

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Champ invests more in Accolade Wines

Champ Private Equity is continuing to invest in Accolade Wines by installing an extra bottling line at its UK packing facility and re-branding Kumala.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Hardys puts emphasis on Chardonnay in £1.8m media campaign

Accolade Wines is spending £1.8 million on marketing the Hardys brand in the UK with an emphasis on Chardonnay to capitalise on the grape’s comeback.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 No Comments »

UK retailers require full-service suppliers

Wine suppliers to the UK need more than just a strong brand to shift significant volumes in the supermarket sector.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Moscato planned for retro Babycham brand

The Babycham brand of sweet sparkling perry could see its first range addition since the label’s launch in 1953 as the introduction of a Moscato is considered for the UK next year.

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 1 Comment »

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