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Friday 1 August 2014

low alcohol wine

Skinnygirl to capitalise on Prosecco trend

Skinnygirl, the low-calorie wine and pre-mix cocktail brand founded by US reality TV star Bethenny Frankel, has added a Prosecco to its ever-expanding line-up.

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Low alcohol category needs to improve

The low alcohol wine category has to improve in quality if it is to become viable thinks Thomas Jung, group chief winemaker at Australian Vintage.

Friday, August 16th, 2013 No Comments »

UK pushes for lowering of wine abv

The UK government is turning to low alcohol wines in its latest bid to battle problem drinking by lobbying the EU for a reduction in wine’s legal minimum abv.

Thursday, August 15th, 2013 No Comments »

AV ‘nails’ low alc wine with new technology

Australian Vintage is launching a new red and white reduced-alcohol wine which the producer says will set new standards for taste in the 5.5% abv category.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 No Comments »

UK bottler leapfrogs agency model

A UK-based contract bottler has capitalised on the demise of several major UK agencies by sourcing bulk wine and creating brands directly for retailers.

Friday, July 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Consumers pushing for calorie labelling

Consumers are keen to see government plans for calorie labels on wine become legislation as calorie counting becomes an increasingly important factor in the wine buying process.

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Chapoutier: ‘Bring water back into wine’

Winemaker Michel Chapoutier has called for water to be re-introduced to winemaking to help counter rising alcohol levels.

Friday, May 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

Top 10 low-calorie wine brands

With around 20% of Americans on a diet, low-calorie wine brands are booming in the US, and particularly where celebrities are involved.

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 4 Comments »

The week in pictures

From snake wine and sex on the beach to the Oxford vs Cambridge blind tasting via Kylie Minogue, it’s been an eventful week in the drinks trade.

Friday, March 1st, 2013 1 Comment »

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