Waitrose rolls out half-bottles in own-label redesign

UK retailer Waitrose has added a range of half-bottles to its own-label range, which  offer greater choice for consumers mid-week, as part of a refresh of its mid-tier range.

Waitrose announces return of Drinks Festival

Waitrose’s consumer Drinks Festival is set to return for a second year, the retailer has confirmed.

The week in pictures

Roger Daltrey of The Who fame and Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr added some celebrity sparkle to the drinks trade this week, as Canada's Kaitlyn Stewart is crowned Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year.

Bag-in-box wine ‘making a comeback’ says Amazon

Sales of bag-in-box wines surged 212% at Amazon this summer leading the online retailer to declare the format to be "making a comeback", as a growing number of UK retailers work to improve their boxed wine offer.

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