Liberty Wines has added three South African wineries to its portfolio, the latest UK merchant to bolster its offering from the country this year.
Champagne Deutz is to be the official Champagne partner for the 2016 season of the Garsington Opera in Buckinghamshire.
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.
Clare Valley winery Wakefield is preparing to launch new temperature-sensitive labels to help consumers drinks its wines at the correct temperature.
Portuguese wine company the Sogrape Group has appointed a new managing director for its UK business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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