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Romanian wine to grow in UK

Romanian wine in the UK is expected to grow by around 10% after production in the Eastern European country grew by more than a third, producer Cramele Recas has claimed.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Ridgeview CEO named ‘business woman of the year’

Tamara Roberts, CEO of English winery Ridgeview, has been named ‘Sussex Businesswoman of the Year’.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Port harvest ‘surprisingly good’, Sogevinus reports

Port producer Sogevinus has reported a “surprisingly” good harvest for 2016 despite the difficult conditions.

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Top Black Friday (and Christmas) deals

With Black Friday tomorrow and the retailers firmly in Christmas mode, we round up some of the best deals being offered on booze.

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Don’t demonise home-drinking, Lords told

Demonising “home-drinking” is simplistic and fails to reflect the way shopper habits have changed, representatives from three retailers told the House of Lords, as they confirmed there was no evidence to suggest ‘pre-loading’ at the weekends.

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 No Comments »

UKVA aims for ‘clear commitment’ to rejoin OIV

The UKVA has welcomed the news that Defra is considering the UK rejoining the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV), vowing to work towards a “clear commitment” to do so.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Waitrose launches £10 Christmas wine parcels

Waitrose is releasing a selection of £10 wine parcels in store with a range designed to sell-out in two weeks, in a move likely to draw parallels with Lidl’s Wine Cellar events.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Denbies lands in US ahead of Thanksgiving

England’s largest single wine estate Denbies is sending its first significant shipment of wine to the US, ahead of Thanksgiving this week.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo staff vote for strike action

Staff at Diageo have voted to take industrial action in a dispute over pensions, which could impact its operations across Scotland, Northern Ireland and Cheshire in the run up to Christmas.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Oddbins unleashes its inner chimp

Oddbins has launched its latest Christmas campaign which features a dozen anarchic chimpanzees taking over its stores.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

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