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Thursday 18 December 2014

Business

The changing face of the UK wine trade

The last few years have been tumultuous for the British wine industry. Rising consumption reversed in trajectory during the recession and is yet to recover.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Maison Sichel signs deal with Amazon

Maison Sichel’s flagship brand, Sirius Red AOC Bordeaux, is now available to buy on Amazon.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Marston’s Brewery to sell 200 UK pubs

Maston’s has announced plans to dispose of 200 of its pubs in the coming 12 months to focus instead on women and budget family dining.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy Cointreau reports 15% net sales drop

Rémy Cointreau’s net sales declined 15.5% in the first six months of 2014, a drop blamed on “evolving consumption patterns” and de-stocking in China.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Chateau Yaldara set to be tourist hotspot

1847 Wines has completed its purchase of Australia’s historic Chateau Yaldara, announcing plans to turn it into a major tourist destination.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Budweiser loses out to craft beer in US

Millennial drinkers are shunning the self-proclaimed “King of Beers” in favour of craft, with shipments outnumbering those of Budweiser for the first time.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

London’s love of wine mapped by Naked

Londoners’ taste for vino has been mapped revealing a “river of red” through its centre, according to a survey by Naked Wines.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Enotria appoints MW to top job

UK wine merchant Enotria has announced Jon Pepper MW as its new director of buying and retail, previously managing director at Buckingham Schenk.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Carlsberg merges with Greek brewer

Carlsberg is to merge with Greece’s third-largest brewer to become a “strong number two player” in the country’s beer market.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

UK independent wine sector ‘thriving’

Despite significant challenges the future of the UK’s independent wine retail sector looks bright, according to a recent report that described it as “thriving”.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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