Bibendum PLB Group has announced its new buying team following the recent merger between UK merchants Bibendum and PLB.
Bibendum is predicting a Beaujolais revival among 25 to 34-year-olds after research showed baby boomers are still drinking the Gamay-based wine.
On-trade supplier Bibendum has seen sales of super-premium Prosecco shoot up by 295% in the last year, while premium sales were up by 150%.
Bibendum’s CEO has been named the Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s first Wine Category Campaigner of the Year.
“I can’t think of another merger that would work this neatly,” Bibendum MD Michael Saunders told db today of its merger with PLB.
Bibendum Wine Limited has merged with drinks importer the PLB Group to create The Bibendum PLB Group.
Wine merchant Bibendum is strengthening its Australian portfolio with the addition of three new wineries.
Bibendum is to launch a range of premium sakes aimed at the on-trade and independent merchants to satisfy “increasing demand”.
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UK merchant Bibendum has sold its private client business to its non-executive director’s fine wine trading platform, Cru London, as it re-focuses on its trade service.
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