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Wednesday 22 October 2014

Sainsbury’s

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 »

UK Prosecco sales go bananas

Prosecco sales in the UK are continuing to surge ahead of Champagne with year on year sales up nearly 70% at both Waitrose and Sainsbury’s.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Joker dupes shoppers with fake wine labels

A joker has caused a storm in a wine glass with shoppers after swapping wine label descriptors at his local Tesco branch with his own comedy versions.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Deep discounting has ‘muddied water’ in UK

UK wine distributor PLB’s new managing director John Osborne believes the deep discounting culture in supermarkets has “muddied the water” in the UK.

Monday, March 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Calorie warning on Sainsbury’s labels

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s is to put calorie-labelling on 20 of its own brand wines as it is revealed that 85% of Britons don’t know the calorie content of a glass of wine.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Hatcher tops IWSC 2013

Chris Hatcher, chief winemaker with Australian brand Wolf Blass, was crowned Winemaker of the Year at the International Wine & Spirits Competition awards banquet last night.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Supermarkets ‘inflating’ wine prices

A study by price comparison website mySupermaket has found that supermarkets artificially inflate wine prices before slashing them in order to give the appearance of a bargain.

Monday, November 4th, 2013 2 Comments »

Sainsbury’s unveils Great British Beer Hunt winner

Batemans has been named as the winner of the Sainsbury’s Great British Beer Hunt for the second year running.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Normandy craft cider now available in UK

Duché de Longueville, which is a “naturally sparkling dry cider from Normandy, with no added sugars, yeasts or preservatives”, is now available in over 350 Sainsbury’s stores across the country.

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s becomes a patron of WSET

Sainsbury’s supermarket has become a gold patron of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust.

Thursday, May 9th, 2013 No Comments »

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