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Wednesday 25 November 2015


Majestic Wine scraps six-bottle minimum

Majestic Wine will remove its six-bottle minimum purchase rule from tomorrow as part of a new pricing strategy to simplify shopping in-store and online.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

TWE confirms closures in production shakeup

Treasury Wine Estates is to close its Great Western winery in Victoria and Matua winery in Auckland as part of its continued push to remove “cost and complexity” from its global operations.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Chapel Down gives beer business £1m boost

English wine, beer and cider producer Chapel Down has launched its second crowdfunding initiative of the year, seeking £1 million to boost its beer business and build a new brewery.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Oddbins seeks ‘true value’ of classic regions

Oddbins has moved away from the “classics” in order to highlight lesser-known appellations that it says offer “true value”, unveiling its winter range yesterday.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Online wine retail key to long term growth

Online wine sales are expected to grow by nearly 12% each year over the next four years, as e-commerce platforms continue to gain share of retail sales.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Convivial vision: Diana Hunter talks business

Conviviality boss Diana Hunter shares her vision for the new mega-wholesaler with the drinks business.

Friday, October 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Aussie exports see strongest value growth value since ’07

The value of Australian wine exports rose 8% to A$1.96 billion in the 12 months to 30 September 2015, the strongest rate of growth since export value peaked in October 2007.

Friday, October 16th, 2015 No Comments »

SABMiller agrees to £70bn AB Inbev takeover

SABMiller has accepted “in principle” the latest takeover bid from rival AB Inbev, bringing the deal that would make the largest beer company in the world one step closer.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine industry hails trans-Pacific trade deal

Winemakers have welcomed a new trade agreement that will see restrictions lifted between 12 Pacific rim countries, including the US, Canada, Mexico and Japan.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Diageo sells $780m brewing stake to Heineken

Diageo has offloaded its brewing interests in Jamaica, Malaysia and Singapore to Dutch rival Heineken in a deal worth $780 million.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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