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Tuesday 9 February 2016


Cool Climate Symposium to feature ‘who’s who’ of wine

Next year’s Cool Climate Wine Symposium will feature a “who’s who of the international wine community” according to event chairman, Bruce Tindale.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 No Comments »

UK emergency services back drinking restrictions

British police, fire and ambulance services have put pressure on the government to end so-called “24-hour drinking” following a survey by the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS).

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Own-label wines from merchants and supermarkets alike make the grade with British wine writers this week, along with lesser-known Spanish reds and Aussie stalwarts.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic Wine scraps six-bottle minimum

Majestic Wine will remove its six-bottle minimum purchase rule from tomorrow as part of a new pricing strategy to simplify shopping in-store and online.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

English fizz trumps Champagne in blind tasting

A pair of English sparkling wines from Hampshire and Sussex have beaten famous Champagnes to take the top spots in a blind tasting.

Sunday, October 25th, 2015 2 Comments »

Lidl to boost core wine range by 30%

Lidl is expanding its core wine range by more than third as well as upping its focus on premium spirits and new wave beers.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week the drinks trade was kept on its toes with a classic 80s film to celebrate, grapes to harvest, and we at db ​hosted our inaugural Wine Show Chelsea.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Clinet’s Plateau vineyard available to aspiring winemakers

VINIV has added Pomerol to its portfolio which will allow wine enthusiasts to produce their own barrels from the appellation.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Haut-Brion ‘61 snapped up at London sale

Magnums and double magnums of 2000 Mouton Rothschild and nine bottles of Haut-Brion 1961 were among the top lots at Sotheby’s latest London sale.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco boom to last ‘at least 10 years’

Demand for Prosecco will remain high for at least the next decade, believes the UK export manager of Ca’ di Rajo, which has diversified its offering with the release of a “Prosecco-style” sparkling rosé.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

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