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Tuesday 29 July 2014

UK On-Trade

Frescobaldis to open London restaurant

The Frescobaldi family is extending its interests from Tuscan wine production to London’s dining scene, with the launch of a restaurant and wine bar this autumn.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Chandon takes over pub gardens this summer

Moët Hennessy’s sparkling Argentine brand Chandon has launched the next big phase of its UK push in the form of an eight-week partnership with Mitchells & Butlers’ Premium Country Pubs.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Cider capitalises on success story

Westons Cider has set out ambitious plans to double its sales following predictions that the UK cider market will continue to outperform other drinks categories for the “forseeable future”.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne to benefit from ‘unstoppable’ Prosecco

Prosecco sales may now outstrip Champagne, but the French sparkling wine stands to benefit from its rival’s success if it “positions itself carefully”.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Pubs toast rise in wine and spirit sales

UK pubs are becoming increasingly reliant on revenue from wine and spirits, new research has shown.

Monday, March 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Portugal uncovers ‘hidden sales channels’

Wines of Portugal has highlighted a discrepancy between its export statistics and sales figures from FMCG data agencies, claiming that the country’s UK sales are “misrepresented”.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Independents’ Day

From St Petersburg to Wapping: Caroline Hampden-White meets Daniil Vashchilov, owner-manager of Victualler, and learns what differentiates this one-year old bar from the competition.

Monday, October 7th, 2013 2 Comments »

London wine-lovers’ restaurant to close

A favourite dining spot among London wine fans, Ransome’s Dock, is due to close its doors on Sunday 11 August after 21 years in business.

Friday, July 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Spain still struggling in the on-trade

Despite increased listings, outside of the Spanish restaurant scene Spanish wines are still not well represented in the on-trade.

Friday, May 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

28-50 heads for Mayfair

Chef and sommelier duo Agnar Sverisson and Xavier Rousset MS have confirmed plans to open a Mayfair branch of their 28-50 Wine Workshop & Kitchen.

Friday, May 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

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