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Sunday 23 October 2016 loc: GB


Colheita port brand wins first multiple listing

Premium port brand Kopke has won its first UK multiple listing after its 1996 Colheita Port launched with Marks and Spencer online.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 No Comments »

HMRC sets out new spirits legislation to ease licence applications

HMRC has set out changes to the UK’s alcohol excise duty structure for spirits, making it easier for distillers to become licensed producers.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Experts renew calls for UK to rejoin OIV

Leading wine academics have echoed wine critic and expert Jancis Robinson MW’s call for the UK to rejoin the OIV, saying they represent the views of producers, traders and retailers across the UK wine sector.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo rebrands beer business in the US

Diageo is refocusing its efforts on the US beer market by dropping ‘Guinness’ from the name of its beer business in a bid to better reflect its entire portfolio.

Monday, August 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Lidl broadens focus on regional France

Lidl has introduced its broadest Cellar of French wines, which is the first to be largely chosen by its consultant MW team.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Brexit ‘not a big deal for us’ says Diageo chief

Brexit “is not a big deal” for Diageo, according to its chief executive, who believes there will be benefits if the transition is approached in the right way.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Majestic boss gives his bonus to employees

Majestic boss Rowan Gormley has waived his share bonus in order to redistribute it amongst his staff – boosting the overall pot to a potential £7m, the retailer has confirmed

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo profits fall 6% amid currency turmoil

Diageo’s profits dropped 6% in 2015/16 amid currency volatility, however a strong performance in the US and growth in Europe means it is on track to deliver on its 2017 growth plans, says its chief executive.

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 No Comments »

LVMH wine and spirits revenues up 7%

Luxury goods group LVMH has reported total revenues of €17.2 billion in the first half of 2016, an increase of 3% on the previous year, with its wine and spirits revenues up 7%.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Fever-Tree sales jump on G&T boom

Premium mixer brand Fever Tree has seen sales rise 69% in the first half of the year, driven by a strong performance in the UK off-trade.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 No Comments »

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