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Wednesday 7 October 2015


Sparkling wine and spirits drive UK sales

The UK’S off-trade saw value sales rise by 0.7% this summer, boosted by strong sales of sparkling wine and spirits, as beer and cider sees a 12% decline.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Flavoured styles lead drinks NPD

A new report from Nielsen shows that flavoured variants are dominating brands’ new product development focus across the UK wine, cider and spirits categories.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

American whiskey market worth £190m

The American whiskey market in the UK is now worth £190 million, with big brands like Jack Daniel’s and Jim Beam helping to boost growth by 19% last year.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Casillero enters UK top 10 wine brands

Chilean wine giant Concha y Toro’s flagship brand, Casillero del Diablo, has entered the UK top 10 wine brands for the first time.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

World Cup proves damp squib for beer sales

Early signs indicate this year’s World Cup in Brazil created less of a boost for UK beer and cider retailers than the South Africa tournament four years ago.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

UK consumers trading up on Chilean wine

Having placed their trust in the wines at entry level, UK consumers are now trading up on Chilean wine, according to the latest figures from market analysts Nielsen.

Monday, September 16th, 2013 1 Comment »

Drinking less but better polarising market

UK consumers are drinking less, but buying better quality wines and spirits according to Nielsen’s Helen Stares.

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Report flags up gaps for Champagne growth

Lanson International’s second annual Champagne Category Report highlights strong consumer demand for more information about how individual brands taste.

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 1 Comment »

Average wine price in UK breaks £5 mark

The average price of a bottle of wine in the UK has broken the £5 mark for the first time.

Friday, January 11th, 2013 3 Comments »

Positive figures at last for South Africa

Latest Nielsen data showed some much-needed positive news for South Africa’s UK performance as the country recorded a 25% value increase in sales of wines priced above £5 during the last 12 months.

Thursday, August 9th, 2012 No Comments »

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