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Monday 24 October 2016 loc: GB


Steven Spurrier ‘angry’ about 2016 harvest in UK

Leading wine authority, Steven Spurrier, who grows Champagne grapes in Dorset, told db yesterday that he was angry about claims that this year’s harvest in the UK is “fantastic”.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 5 Comments »

Government publishes post-Brexit export plans

The government has sought to calm fears over UK trade following Brexit by publishing a template to boost exports of British booze globally.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Yalumba installs largest solar panel installation in Australia

Yalumba has installed the largest solar photovoltaic system installation at an Australian winery.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Napa vineyard worker crushed by forklift

A 27-year-old Napa vineyard worker has been killed after he was crushed by a forklift.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Plug it and chug it’ wine glass launched

For those keen for a quick wine fix, a new glass has been launched that attaches directly to wine bottles, allowing for instant access to your favourite drops.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 1 Comment »

Hospices de Beaune director dies

Antoine Jacquet, director of the Hospices de Beaune, has died very suddenly while in China at the age of 64.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Tesco sees growth – but grocery inflation is set to rise

Tesco is back in ‘healthy growth’ but there are signs that the overall price of groceries is set to rise before the end of the year, Kantar Worldpanel has warned.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Constellation Brands sells off Canadian business

Constellation Brands has sold its Canadian business to an Ontario-based teachers’ pension plan for CAN$1 billion.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Hot new London bar openings: October

Our latest round up of bar openings includes a tiki beach club, Irish-American cocktail bar, six-floored drinking den in Soho and a Hackney wine bar named after a Charles Bukowski poem.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Strong growth in Casillero and Cono Sur boosts CYT UK

Strong sales of Cono Sur and Casillero del Diablo helped boost sales of Concha Y Toro UK, the company has reported – but operating profits fell 6.6%.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

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