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Neil Cowey, wine storage figure, dies

Neil Cowey, the operations director at leading UK wine storage firm London City Bond, has died suddenly at the age of just 54.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Easter Champagne sales drop “significantly”

Easter-time sales of Champagne have “fallen back significantly” in UK retailers, while sparking wine enjoys continued growth, according to the latest Nielsen figures.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Clos Lanson is the ‘Haut-Brion of Champagne’

Lanson’s cellar master, Hervé Dantan, considers the house’s single vineyard site Clos Lanson to be the “Haut-Brion of Champagne”.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 No Comments »

£15m illegal alcohol gang jailed

A criminal gang that ran a £15 million illicit alcohol operation in the UK has been jailed for a total of 19 years after being caught with piles of ‘dirty’ cash.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 No Comments »

The richest Brits in drinks 2016

It’s that time of year again when The Sunday Times Rich List reveals the wealthiest people in the UK – but how have the drinks industry’s leading figures fared this year?

Monday, April 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Wetherspoons pub bans cancer sufferer

One of Britain’s biggest pub chains has banned a cancer sufferer who is going through chemotherapy unless he promises not to drink alcohol.

Monday, April 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Spring has certainly sprung, at least in the minds of British wine writers this week, as a selection of juicy reds and salad-loving whites dominate our round-up.

Monday, April 25th, 2016 3 Comments »

Brexit risks Scotch’s protection, says PM

The British prime minister has appealed to agricultural workers like those in the Scotch industry to vote to remain in the EU, as he warned that leaving could risk products’ protected statuses.

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 2 Comments »

Brits’ love of online wine buying continues

Online sales of wine in the UK in 2015 topped £800 million, which represents nearly 11% of the overall British wine market, new figures reveal.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Retailers to ‘sparkle up’ key lines, Kingsland says

Retailers looking to “sparkle” are releasing exclusive wine lines to tap into the enormous growth in sparkling wines and Prosecco, according to supplier Kingsland Drinks.  

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

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