You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Monday 24 October 2016 loc: GB


Remit of supermarket watchdog may be widened

The body that regulates the UK supermarkets may have its powers widened to cover the entire supply chain – including third booze party suppliers – it was announced this morning.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Hush Heath produces Tesco own-label English fizz

Kent wine estate Hush Heath has produced a sparkling wine for Tesco’s finest* own-label range – the first English sparkling to be launched by the supermarket giant.

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 No Comments »

38% of Brits ‘extremely knowledgeable’ about wine

Thirty-eight per cent of Brits believe themselves to be fully-fledged wine buffs, describing themselves as ‘extremely knowledgeable’ about wine, a new Co-op study claims.

Friday, August 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Supermarkets bad for Burgundy, says ex-Jadot GM

The presence of Burgundy wines in supermarkets is undermining the regional brand, according to former Maison Louis Jadot general manager Bérnard Repolt.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Millennials driving UK wine spend

High-earning, treat-loving millennial consumers are driving wine sales in the UK according to a new report from Wine Intelligence.

Monday, May 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Supermarket Champagne deals ‘suicidal’

The prices of Champagne in UK supermarkets in recent months is “suicidal” for producers, according to Julie Campos, managing director of Nicolas Feuillatte.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 2 Comments »

Aldi dominating UK Champagne market

One in every 12 bottles of Champagne bought in UK shops comes from Aldi, the supermarket has revealed.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 3 Comments »

Indian wine ‘more than just a novelty’ in UK retail

Indian wine’s sustained good performance in Marks & Spencer stores shows that it has more than mere novelty value for UK consumers, according to M&S wine buyer Emma Dawson.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco adopts Aldi and Lidl’s fixed price model

Having observed the success Aldi and Lidl have had with their fixed price wine model, Tesco has revamped its entire range and adopted the same practice.

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 2 Comments »

Aldi to launch online wine service

Aldi has announced that it is to launch an online wine service delivering wine by the case as it revealed record sales of almost £7 billion last year.

Monday, September 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Most Read

110-year-old woman says whisky is the secret to long life

19th September, 2016 by Steven Green

Ten of the world’s best rosés

11th August, 2016 by Patrick Schmitt

Eight irritating habits of people in the wine trade

19th August, 2016 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 wine brands 2016

26th July, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 Australian fine wines to watch

13th October, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

IMW announces 13 new Masters of Wine

5th September, 2016 by Lauren Eads

14 of the world's best sparkling wines

23rd August, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 alcohol-related tattoos

26th July, 2016 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 most powerful winemakers in Chile

6th October, 2016 by Amanda Barnes

Three Rivers Gin picked for McKellen Stewart play

16th September, 2016 by Lauren Eads