Morrisons has become the first UK retailer to stop selling cans with more than four units of alcohol in a single serve.
Prosecco sales in the UK are continuing to surge ahead of Champagne with year on year sales up nearly 70% at both Waitrose and Sainsbury’s.
While the volume of wine sold in offline retail suffers a sustained decline, UK online wine sales are enjoying long-term increases.
Labelling wines by taste can help build a customer’s confidence and potential spending power, say the wine team at UK supermarket Morrisons.
UK supermarket Waitrose has launched a new online wine site, as competitor Morrisons announced it is to close its standalone wine site and incorporate it into its main site.
Sales of Iron Maiden’s Trooper cask ale have hit the 3.5 million pint mark.
Morrisons supermarket has been left doubly embarrassed after mistakenly selling a meat pasty to a muslim family and then offering them a bottle of Champagne as an apology.
Morrisons supermarket has named Katie Mollet as wine sourcing manager as the grocer seeks to increase its commitment to the quality of its wine category.
The results of The Drinks Business Awards for 2013 were announced yesterday at a ceremony at the London International Wine Fair.
Specialist independent wine merchants in the UK are struggling to make a profit and are increasingly threatened by the expansion of supermarket express stores.
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