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Thursday 17 April 2014

Mentzendorff

Ex Bollinger ambassador switches sides

Former Bollinger brand ambassador Simon Leschallas has taken up the same role for Champagne Charles Heidsieck in the UK.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne not doing enough to promote itself

Champagne must do more to promote its unique characteristics as competition from other sparkling wines intensifies, believes Bollinger’s UK importer.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

Stargazing-themed cocktails, a girls only beer dinner, Bordeaux blending and the BAFTAs – it’s the drinks business’ week in pictures.

Friday, February 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Key exhibitors return to London Wine Fair

Some of the UK’s leading importers, including Mentzendorff, Enotria and Accolade, will return to the London Wine Fair next year.

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 No Comments »

A decade in Champagne

the drinks business casts its eye back over the last decade in Champagne with this review of the “noughties”.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Douro cycle tour to raise 25k for charity

A team of 14 cyclists from the UK wine trade are to ride over 600km along the Douro river for drinks industry charity The Benevolent.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 No Comments »

Importer presents optimistic view of UK

A prominent UK wine importer has urged Brits to view their trade more optimistically, highlighting the profitable opportunities in London and elsewhere.

Monday, February 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Chapoutier: No AOC for “defective” natural wines

Rhône producer Michel Chapoutier has called for natural wines that show “defects” to be withdrawn from the appellation system.

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 6 Comments »

Roda venture tackles “mistakes” of Ribera

Roda export manager Victor Charcán has set out three widespread winemaking “mistakes” in Ribera del Duero that the Rioja producer aimed to avoid with its own recent venture in the region.

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne shipments fall by 14m bottles

Figures just released for Champagne shipments to the end of 2012 show a global decline of almost 14.2 million bottles, representing a 4.4% drop.

Friday, February 15th, 2013 No Comments »

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