London Wine Fair 2017 ‘the most challenging of my career’

Attracting exhibitors to this year’s London Wine Fair has been more challenging than ever before, according to Ross Carter, head of the UK’s largest wine-trade event.

White Port ‘gains traction’ at Waitrose

White Port has gained "real traction" with consumers, Port producers have claimed, after Waitrose reported sales up 25%.

Declining sales of discounted Champagne ‘no bad thing’

Declining sales of discounted Champagne in the UK is “no bad thing”, says chairman of the UK Champagne Agents Association, Andrew Hawes.

UK wine trade: ‘the best of times, the worst of times’

It’s ‘the best of times and the worst of times’ for UK wine businesses, according to Andrew Hawes, managing director of London-based wine shipper Mentzendorff.

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