Drinking outside the box: Spanish wine at retail

While volume sales of Spanish wine are down in the UK retail sphere, merchants are fighting back by diversifying their Iberian offerings, finds Arabella Mileham

Majestic appoints former Sainsbury’s buyer

Julie Buckley, a Spanish wine expert and former buyer for Sainsbury’s and Oddbins, has joined UK wine retailer Majestic as senior buyer.

Rioja finally allows naming of village on labels

The Rioja consejo has approved proposals to allow winemakers to include the names of smaller geographical regions and specific villages on their wine labels.

Start-up sets out to bring Sherry ‘out of grandma’s cupboard’

A start-up wine company has set out to give the beleaguered Sherry category a "total reinvention", believing its future lies in successfully re-positioning it as a refreshing apéritif rather than "granny's favourite tipple".

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