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Saturday 10 October 2015


Sainsbury’s Q2 raises profit expectations

Sainsbury’s is on track for better than expected profits, it reported today, as it released “improved” Q2 results.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Australian Vintage appoints new business manager

Australian Vintage has appointed Karen Humphreys as its new business manager for Sainsbury’s.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Single serve wines flying at supermarkets

Sales of single serve bottles of wine are soaring at UK supermarkets due to a consumer desire to control their weekly unit intake and avoid wastage.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

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 4 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 »

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