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Sunday 7 February 2016

UK

Liberty adds three SA wines to portfolio

Liberty Wines has added three South African wineries to its portfolio, the latest UK merchant to bolster its offering from the country this year.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Deutz teams up with Garsington Opera

Champagne Deutz is to be the official Champagne partner for the 2016 season of the Garsington Opera in Buckinghamshire.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

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 »

Wakefield launches ‘Goldilocks’ wine labels

Clare Valley winery Wakefield is preparing to launch new temperature-sensitive labels to help consumers drinks its wines at the correct temperature.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Sogrape appoints UK MD to drive on-trade growth

Portuguese wine company the Sogrape Group has appointed a new managing director for its UK business.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Bolney plans new winery and English wine museum

Bolney Wine Estate is to invest around £1m in a new winery at its Sussex site, as it expands production to around 400k bottles a year.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Moët pop-up school returns to London

Champagne Moët & Chandon’s Moët Academy pop-up is to return to London in March – promising visitors a ‘world preview’ of the house’s soon-to-be-released Grand Vintage Rosé 2008.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

England’s first Albariño hits shelves

Kent winery Chapel Down has released England’s first Albariño, made using grapes from the country’s only commercial vineyard that grows the Spanish variety.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 1 Comment »

Grenache ‘is the next Pinot Noir’

Red grape Grenache is “the next Pinot Noir” and is set to surge in popularity in UK restaurants and bars this year as an affordable alternative, according to one on-trade supplier.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Pub closures slowing in the UK

The long demise of the British pub may finally be over, as new figures released today show the rate of pub closures across the UK is beginning to slow.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 1 Comment »

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