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.
A survey by Morrisons Cellar has revealed that UK wine drinkers are spending £4.7 billion each year on “risky” wine purchases.
Wm Morrison Supermarkets has advanced an ambitious bid to increase its share of the UK wine market by £100 million with two senior appointments to its team.
Felix Solis-owned Spanish wine brand Viña Albali has revamped its wine labels to give the brand a cleaner, fresher image.
Deep discounting over the Christmas period in the UK and France has led to volume growth in the major multiples but also one bankrupt supplier.
Morrisons is trialling a radical shift in the way it merchandises wine to coincide with the UK multiple retailer’s Autumn introduction of online shopping for the first time.
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