UK multiple retailer Marks & Spencer has reported a rise in Sherry sales this year, particularly for pale, dry styles.
Britain’s pubs are failing wine lovers with poor selections and bad serving practices, according to Marks & Spencer’s head of online wine buying.
UK importers are hurrying to list Brazilian wine as the country’s already attractive image is boosted by the enticing commercial prospects of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Matthew Jukes recommends a “near perfect wine” and “one of the finest value Chardonnays on the planet” from the wines available for Wine Relief.
Marks & Spencer has confirmed the appointment of Sainsbury’s Dror Nativ to its wine buying team.
Marks & Spencer has started equipping its wine advisors with iPads to more closely connect its online and offline operations.
Supermarket chain Marks & Spencer is championing wines from the Eastern Mediterranean in an attempt to tap into the growing call for flavours from this part of the world.
Kosher wine distributor Kedem is aiming to further its business in the UK, marketing to both kosher and non-kosher consumers.
The UK high street retailer will become the first to offer wines bought at the Hospices de Beaune auction.
Marks & Spencer wine buyer Jo Ahearne MW is to become Harrods’ wine and spirits buyer in mid-November.
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