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Sunday 29 November 2015


Top 10 wines in the UK press

British wine writers went all-out in search of good value wines this week, with discount retailers and Asda’s celebrated Wine Atlas range making a strong showing.

Monday, November 16th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Fabled’ Rhône wines lead Sotheby’s sale

Sotheby’s next London sale will feature Hermitage La Chapelle dating back to 1961 and other rare wines sourced from a Bavarian castle.

Sunday, November 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Wiltshire gastro-pub to open new wine shop

The team behind successful Wiltshire gastro-pub The Beckford Arms is set to open a wine shop in Tisbury next month.

Friday, November 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Top English fizz ‘like great grower Champagne’

England’s top sparkling wines are more similar in character and style to grower Champagnes than Grandes Marques according to one UK producer.

Friday, November 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

SABMiller halts staff appointment in wake of buy out

SAB Miller is to hold on to its outgoing supply director in the wake of its acquisition by AB InBev.

Friday, November 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Booths to boost own-label, but online offering on hold

Northern multiple retailer Booths has ruled out further Enomatics in stores, while its plans to launch an online wine offer appear to be “on hold”.

Friday, November 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Rugby World Cup thanked for UK beer growth

Beer sales in UK retailers grew strongly in the third quarter, with a 3.9% growth in volumes on the same time last year, figures from the BBPA report.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Conviviality PLC acquires London events company

Conviviality PLC has announced the acquisition of London-based events company Peppermint, as it also revealed a 38% rise in profits.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco relaunches cheap Xmas fizz

UK retailer Tesco has relaunched its sub-£10 Champagne offer in time for the Christmas season, with Louis Delaunay Brut on offer for £9 per bottle.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Britain signs £100m barley deal with China

Britain has signed a £100 million deal with China to export around 750,000 tonnes of the grain to the country over the next five years, the UK’s Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has announced.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

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