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Thursday 5 March 2015

UK

APW update: UK Agora and liquidation

The wine investment firm with links to APW Asset Management, which stands accused of draining millions from clients, has shut down its website and its employees have disappeared from social media.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

UK’s first ‘hip hop’ wine shop launched

Last week, the UK’s first “hip hop” wine shop popped up in Liverpool. Keen to find out more, db caught up with its co-founder, Jake Crimmin.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 No Comments »

En primeur prices will ‘not be like 2008′

The mood in Bordeaux is indignant, and the châteaux are laughing at the idea that this year’s en primeur campaign will see prices close to 2008, writes Jean-Marc Quarin.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Starbucks to serve alcohol at UK outlets

Starbucks has launched its “evenings” programme in the UK, which will see the coffee chain offer a range of wine and craft beers to customers after 4pm.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Rare whisky investment soaring

A record number of bottles of Scotch were sold at auction in the UK last year, though market leader The Macallan saw its value weaken by 7.5%.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Gallo offers Twitter psychoanalysis

E&J Gallo Winery is inviting customers to have their Twitter activity assessed by a psychoanalyst as part of a campaign for its Apothic Red brand.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic Wine CEO steps down

Majestic Wine CEO Steve Lewis has stepped down with “immediate effect” as the company moves into a “crucial stage” in its development, it has been announced.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Cono Sur gets back on its bike

Cono Sur has extended its partnership with the Tour de France by three years after last year’s deal helped the Chilean brand achieve record UK growth.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

London Wine Fair ups fine wine focus

This year’s London Wine Fair will see an increased fine wine focus with The View Tastings – a dedicated area for wines that cost over £30.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tesco names new chairman

Tesco has appointed Dixons Carphone deputy chairman John Allan to lead its board of directors after the departure of Richard Broadbent.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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