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Friday 28 October 2016 loc: GB


Virgin Wines vows to hold prices until Christmas

Online wine retailer Virgin Wines has vowed to hold its prices in the run up to Christmas, despite the volatility of sterling.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

LCB opens eighth UK warehouse

London City Bond (LCB) has opened a new 100,000 square foot warehouse in the UK as part of its continued plan for growth and expansion within the bonded warehousing sector.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Profits at Off-Piste Wines rise 10%

Wine distributor Off-Piste Wines saw turnover and profits rise 10% during 2015, despite the challenging UK retail landscape.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

China topples US as Australia’s top export market

China has overtaken the US to become Australia’s most valuable export market, fuelled by the increased demand for higher priced bottled wine.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 1 Comment »

New gluten-free barley trials a ‘game-changer’ for beer

An Edinburgh micro-brewery is trialing a new gluten-free barley from Australia which it claims could be a game-changer for the free-from beer market.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Jay Rayner slams the ‘bollocks spouted by wine connoisseurs’

Restaurant critic Jay Rayner has slammed the “bollocks spouted by wine connoisseurs,” suggesting diners should ignore them and buy “the cheapest wine on the list”.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 4 Comments »

Remit of supermarket watchdog may be widened

The body that regulates the UK supermarkets may have its powers widened to cover the entire supply chain – including third booze party suppliers – it was announced this morning.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 No Comments »

London’s ‘naked’ restaurant to go permanent

Having caused pulses to rise when it popped up this summer, London’s first ‘naked’ restaurant, The Bunyadi, is to return with a permanent site.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Strong spirits and US sales boosts Remy Cointreau

Strong sales of liqueur and cognac sales boosted Remy Cointreau, which saw organic sales of 4.1% to €513.4 million in the first six months of the year.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Steven Spurrier ‘angry’ about 2016 harvest in UK

Leading wine authority, Steven Spurrier, who grows Champagne grapes in Dorset, told db yesterday that he was angry about claims that this year’s harvest in the UK is “fantastic”.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 5 Comments »

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