The UK thirst for Champagne and Prosecco helped online retailer Virgin Wines to achieve its best Christmas ever, with like-for-like December sales up 20%.
Altaya’s managing director, Paulo Pong, has said 2015 is off to a strong start and he expects to see continuing trends for Burgundy and increasing online sales.
The International Wine & Spirit Competition has opened entries for its Independent Retailer of the Year award.
French online sales website Vente Privée has introduced wine to the UK version of its business for the first time.
Virgin Wines’ managing director Jay Wright has set out a series of initiatives to assist the company in recruiting 100,000 new customers annually.
Three masters of wine have set up their own online retailer with the aim of bringing to consumers “a ruthlessly edited selection of wines.”
A team of e-commerce experts have turned their attention to the UK drinks trade with the launch of online retailer 31Dover.com.
A change in consumer shopping habits has led Diageo to create an “e-commerce platform” for its luxury labels.
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