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Friday 9 December 2016 loc: GB

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Barolo’s Vietti winery bought by US company

Kyle Krause, the owner of the US convenience store chain Kum & Go, has bought Italian wine producer Vietti, based in the town of Castiglione Falleto in Barolo.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Three Stills’ plans for £10m distillery approved

Plans for a new £10 million distillery at a former industrial site in the Scottish borders has been approved, the first in the area since 1837.

Monday, July 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Wetherspoon founder loses £18m after Brexit

The founder of UK pub chain Wetherspoon, who donated £224,000 to the ‘vote leave’ campaign, has seen £18m wiped off the value of his shares following last month’s result.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Australian Vintage issues profit warning following Brexit vote

Australian Vintage has issued a profit warning in the wake of the Brexit vote ten days ago.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo invests in non-alcoholic ‘spirit’

Distill Ventures, a Diageo-funded spirits innovation group, has invested in the “world’s first” distilled non-alcoholic spirit Seedlip, with Diageo taking a minority stake in the business.

Monday, July 4th, 2016 2 Comments »

Treasury Wine Estates to offload 12 US wine brands

Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates is preparing to sell 12 of its US brands as part of a continued bid to refocus its efforts on the prestige market.

Monday, July 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Australian wine ‘in healthiest place for years’, winemaker claims

Australian wine is in the “healthiest place for years”, but needs to continue to challenge perceptions about its quality through single vineyard and site specific wines, Jacob’s Creek’s new winemaker has said.

Friday, July 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Key to convenience are formats, gifting and food link-ups, The Co-op says

The biggest opportunities for retailing wine in the convenience channel lie in offering different formats, a greater emphasis on gift to make it easier for shoppers, and linking wine to food, according to the head of BWS at The Coop.

Friday, July 1st, 2016 No Comments »

The Co-op hails success of remerchandising BWS aisles

Overhauling and remerchandising its wine range has resulted in strong uplift in wine sales, The Co-op has reported.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Grocery market sees first decline since January

The grocery market slipped into decline for the first time this year as a result of the ongoing price war between the retailers – but the greater competitiveness of the sector was likely to stand it in good stead for any Brexit fall-out, analysts argued.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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