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Sunday 26 April 2015

UK

Prince Charles to name pub after Camilla

The Prince of Wales has requested that a pub being built in his Dorset village be named after his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Hardys advances upmarket push

Hardys has taken the next step in its “premiumisation objective” by unveiling new labels and a tightened regional focus for the brand’s William Hardy range.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Washington giant sharpens export focus

After joining forces with a new UK partner, Chateau Ste Michelle is ready to step up its export drive and believes Riesling represents one of Washington State’s strongest suits.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Members’ club for wine lovers to open

A private members’ club for wine lovers is to open in London’s Pall Mall this summer in a grade II listed former bank designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 2 Comments »

Fine wines take a stand at LWF 2015

Visitors to this year’s 35th London Wine Fair will for the first time benefit from a tasting area dedicated to premium and super-premium wines.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Marston’s buys rival Thwaites for £25m

UK pub group and brewer Marston’s has bought rival Daniel Thwaites’ beer division in a cash deal worth £25.1 million.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Is climate change altering wine tastes?

Climate change is altering the tastes of wine drinkers, encouraging them to prefer intense, higher alcohol wines, according to research by Naked Wines.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Top Gear Clarkson’s boozy backstage rider

The backstage rider of disgraced former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson included more than 20 bottles of wine, revealing a taste for Veuve Clicquot and Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A “scrumptious and characterful” red Vermouth, a handful of feel-good yet serious rosés, and wines from both Aldi and Lidl get given the once over by UK wine critics this week.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Villa Maria: staying on the radar

Villa Maria’s first ever chief operating officer talks to the drinks business about a new brand for the UK, how to raise the profile of Hawke’s Bay and why this producer’s biggest selling wine in China is white.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

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