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Friday 9 October 2015


Consumers ‘misled’ by wine-based drinks

Shoppers are being ‘misled’ by supermarkets selling “wine based” drinks, which only contain 75% wine but are marketed as wine and sold in the wine aisle.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 4 Comments »

Morrisons CEO latest victim of price war

The board of UK supermarket Morrisons has voted to oust its CEO after the retailer performed the worst of the big supermarkets over Christmas.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

Supermarket bans super-strength cans

Morrisons has become the first UK retailer to stop selling cans with more than four units of alcohol in a single serve.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

UK Prosecco sales go bananas

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.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

UK online wine sales buck offline decline

While the volume of wine sold in offline retail suffers a sustained decline, UK online wine sales are enjoying long-term increases.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Taste labelling inspires ‘wine confidence’

Labelling wines by taste can help build a customer’s confidence and potential spending power, say the wine team at UK supermarket Morrisons.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Waitrose wine site opens as Morrisons’ closes

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.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Sales of Iron Maiden beer hit 3.5m pints

Sales of Iron Maiden’s Trooper cask ale have hit the 3.5 million pint mark.

Thursday, March 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Morrisons makes a Champagne mistake

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.

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 3 Comments »

Morrisons appoints new wine team member

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.

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

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