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Selfridges unveils smart tech robot cocktail maker

Upmarket London department store Selfridges has unveiled its new bartender - a smart tech robot called Toni, which it claims is the world's first automated cocktail-maker, in collaboration with Bacardi.

Aldi launches ‘Aldi-ploma’ wine course

UK discounter Aldi is launching an online wine course for shoppers comprising a free-to-download online course and tutorial, which is says will make will make the wine aisle "less baffling" for consumers.  

The Co-op stocks Portuguese red wine that ‘broke’ Majestic’s website

UK retailer The Co-op has boosted its range of wines with around 25 new lines  - many in the £10 price bracket - including the Portuguese red wine that ‘broke’ the Majestic wine website after it was mentioned on a BBC cooking programme in 2015.

Waitrose makes three new appointments amid reshuffle of BWS team

Upmarket UK retailer Waitrose has shuffled around its BWS team, appointing a new buying manager for wine and two new buyers, following the departure of three of the team.

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