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Monday 8 February 2016

UK off-trade

Majestic cuts prices across 500 single bottles

Majestic has cut the price on over 500 single bottles of wine, four months after removing the six-bottle minimum that was acting as “a barrier” for potential customers.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Copestick Murray boosts off-trade team

Drinks supplier Copestick Murray has boosted its off-trade team as its ‘I heart Prosecco’ tops the impulse and convenience sector for the first time.

Friday, January 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Innis & Gunn ramps up its gastro-pub plans

Scottish craft brewery Innis & Gunn is to open a second bar and restaurant, which will serve unpasteurized fresh lager from a tank.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Organic wine sales ‘consistently growing’ in UK

Sales of organic wine in the UK have grown across the independent on and off-trade in the UK, according to organic specialist company, Vintage Roots.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Berry Bros & Rudd posts £11.3m loss

Berry Bros & Rudd has reported pre-tax losses of £11.3m – but says the business is on the “right track” for its long-term health.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Borough Wines boost wholesale as it moves to kegged wine

Borough Wines is set to boost its wholesale business after partnering with an Italian wine keg specialist to relaunch its refill system.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Borough Wines pop-up paves way for new stores

Borough Wines is opening a pop-up for Christmas ahead of the opening of two new permanent stores early next year.

Friday, December 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Morrisons launches ‘bluffer’s guide’ to wine

Morrisons has launched a ‘bluffer’s guide’ to “unpronounceable wines” in an effort to communicate better with the consumer press and promote less familiar wines.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bibendum-PLB on track for ‘terrific’ first half

Bibendum-PLB says it is on track for a “terrific” first half as it celebrates its first anniversary of its “game-changing” merger.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Supermarket wine ranges ‘like baked beans’, Majestic boss says

Majestic boss Rowan Gormley has blasted the commoditisation of wine ranges, saying they are becoming “more like baked beans and less like wine”.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 4 Comments »

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