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Sunday 4 October 2015

UK retail

Catena explores beyond Mendoza

Catena Zapata is looking beyond its Mendoza roots with the launch of a new brand that celebrates other wine producing regions of Argentina.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Uruguayan brand sets sights on supermarkets

The team behind Uruguay’s Bodega Garzón has launched a new range of wines to help expand its presence into the multiple retail sector.

Friday, September 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Tanners opens new shop

UK independent merchant Tanners has expanded into Chester, opening its first shop in the city this week.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Asda sales see record slide

Asda has become the latest victim of the UK supermarket price war and rise of the discounters, posting its worst ever quarterly sales fall.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 No Comments »

IWSC hunts for top online retailer

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has launched its 2015 quest to find the Online Wine & Spirit Retailer of the Year.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl ramps up Wine Cellar promotion

Discount supermarket Lidl continues to move into upmarket wine retailing in the UK, as it takes on 60 new lines and plans six “Wine Cellar” promotions for next year.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl sets sights on expansion

After Scotch whisky helped Lidl to achieve record UK sales of more than £4 billion in 2014, the discount retailer has signalled plans for further growth in this market.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

Flavoured wine trend gathers pace

Australian Vintage has become the latest producer to spot an opportunity for fruit-flavoured sparkling wine as it launches a new range called Summertime.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Conviviality shows healthy balance sheet

Conviviality Retail has posted full year pre-tax profits of £9.7 million, a 4.4% rise “slightly ahead of expectations”, as the group negotiates a major deal to buy Matthew Clark.

Monday, July 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Waitrose rides the gin wave

Waitrose has seized on the UK’s current gin boom, almost doubling its range in the last 12 months and reporting a 7% year-on-year sales increase.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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