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Saturday 28 November 2015


Oddbins reveals Christmas fox campaign

UK drinks retailer Oddbins will be holding auctions for the chance to win stuffed fox toys and wine tastings hosted by celebrities as part of its Christmas campaign, the drinks business can reveal.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 1 Comment »

Oddbins boss slates Network Rail

Oddbins boss Ayo Akintola has criticised Network Rail’s attitude towards independent businesses as the wine retailer faces eviction from its London Bridge store.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Oddbins seeks ‘true value’ of classic regions

Oddbins has moved away from the “classics” in order to highlight lesser-known appellations that it says offer “true value”, unveiling its winter range yesterday.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Akintola admits to Naked love letters stunt

Oddbins’ managing director, Ayo Akintola, has admitted that he was behind a recent attempt to poach Naked Wines’ staff via love letters and bottles of wine.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Oddbins woos Naked staff with love letters

Oddbins has allegedly been sending love letters and bottles of wine to key staff at rival merchant Naked Wines in a bid to poach them.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Oddbins on hunt for ‘amateur palate’

High street wine merchant Oddbins is on the hunt for the UK’s “ultimate amateur palate”, as it launches its The Palate 2015 contest.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Oddbins opens beer-only shop

UK drinks retailer Oddbins has tapped into the country’s craft ale craze with the launch of an outlet dedicated entirely to beer.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Oddbins bolsters German wine selection

Oddbins has increased its focus on German wines to raise awareness of the country’s more interesting styles, emphasising it’s “not all about Riesling”.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Oddbins extends branded craft beer range

UK wine merchant, Oddbins, has extended its own-brand range of craft beers in a bid to “leverage the growing strength of its brand.”

Thursday, May 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Former Oddbins owner Nick Baile dies

Nick Baile, the man who ran UK off-licence chain Oddbins for over a decade during the 70s and early 80s, died yesterday.

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 3 Comments »

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