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Wednesday 22 October 2014

Retail

Lidl rapped for ‘selling wines at a loss’

European discount retailer Lidl has been reported to market authorities in Spain as it is alleged that the store has been purposely selling wines at a loss.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s slashes abv on Prosecco

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has cut the alcohol in its own-brand Prosecco from 11% abv to 10.5% as part of its ’20×20′ programme.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s launches retail wing in HK

Auction house Sotheby’s has expanded its retail arm with the opening of a new store at its Hong Kong headquarters in Pacific Place.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 independent wine retailers – part 2

In the second of a two part series, we take a look at five retailers making their mark in the UK independent wine scene.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Tips on how to keep wine safe in an earthquake

Following the recent earthquake in the Napa Valley several industry professionals have shared their tips to help protect your wines from tremors in the future.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 independent wine retailers pt 1

Independent wine retailers are on the rise again, but is this bounceback sustainable? In part one of a two part series, Gabriel Savage explores what it takes to survive in the modern era.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Germans drink up to celebrate World Cup

Germans have been toasting the success of their football heroes, reversing a generation-long decline in beer sales to see a 4.4% jump in the year to July.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

IWSC hunts for top independent

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has opened entries to find the Independent Retailer of the Year 2013.

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 No Comments »

UK trade deluded about independents

Specialist independent wine merchants in the UK are struggling to make a profit and are increasingly threatened by the expansion of supermarket express stores.

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 2 Comments »

Altaya doubles retail footprint with Rare & Fine Wines acquisition

Paolo Pong’s Altaya expands to six retail outlets through purchase of Hong Kong’s long-established Rare & Fine Wines chain

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 No Comments »

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