Mid-morning Montrachet, subterranean swimming pools, oversized bicycles and man’s best friend – it can only be the week in pictures.
This June’s Vinexpo in Bordeaux will be a “turning point” for the fair according to its CEO, Guillaume Deglise.
Rémy Cointreau has posted yet another heavy sales drop based on its Cognac division, which receded almost twice as much as its liqueurs grew.
As exhibitor and visitor numbers continue to rise, ProWein 2015 has moved into new halls, giving the Düsseldorf wine and spirits fair 20% more space.
Global Cognac exports saw another dip in 2014 as the category came up against “a conflicting and unstable economic backdrop”.
Auction house Zachys begins its new season in Asia with a “dazzling array” of fine wines and spirits at its Hong Kong sale this weekend.
Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.
UK off-licence group Conviviality Retail has bucked the trend by reporting “strong” Christmas trading announcing a first half pre-tax profit rise of 46.7%.
Weak supply chain partnerships are holding back the drinks trade from responding to demand for new and more varied products, argues one industry expert.
While the UK’s major off-trade outlets reported challenging conditions over Christmas, the on-trade enjoyed a 2.8% like-for-like sales increase.
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