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Tuesday 3 March 2015

Sainsbury’s

Consumers ‘misled’ by wine-based drinks

Shoppers are being ‘misled’ by supermarkets selling “wine based” drinks, which only contain 75% wine but are marketed as wine and sold in the wine aisle.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Magnum sales up 122% at Waitrose

Sales of magnums are up 122% at Waitrose with consumers splashing out on larger bottles in the run up to Christmas.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Supermarkets in cut-price Champagne war

Champagne prices in UK supermarkets are in free fall as supermarkets compete for market share using French fizz as their weapon of choice.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

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 »

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