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