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Saturday 28 March 2015

Wine

Aldi sets four wines per customer limit

Discount retailer Aldi has launched a new range of “fine” wines and is limiting customers to four bottles per person in a bid to keep the range “exclusive”.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Winemaker dies in windsurfing accident

Australian winemaker Simon Burnell has died after a windsurfing accident in the Margaret River region.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

IWSC names Communicator duo

The International Wine & Spirit Competition announced joint winners of its Communicator of the Year 2015 award during the weekend’s Gala Dinner to launch Vinitaly.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

With spring around the corner this week’s recommendations are dominated by lighter, fresher and fruitier wines.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Accolade opts out of London Wine Fair

Accolade Wines, which counts brands like Hardys and Echo Falls as part of its portfolio, has chosen not to take part in the London Wine Fair this year.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

UK alcohol duty cuts branded ‘shameful’

Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to cut alcohol duty in this year’s Budget has been branded “disgraceful” by doctors and health campaigners.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Budget reaction: Post-election moves are key

Reacting to the UK’s Budget announcement on Wednesday, Ron Emler unpicks what the duty cuts mean for the country’s burgeoning industry.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Drinks Business editor becomes Master of Wine

The drinks business is thrilled to announce that its editor-in-chief Patrick Schmitt has become a Master of Wine, along with four other members of the wine trade.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 3 Comments »

Wine trade celebrates career of Pol Roger MD

Last night, members of the UK drinks trade celebrated the career of Nick James, managing director of Pol Roger Ltd, who is retiring this month.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux takes hit over China crackdown

Value sales of Bordeaux wine fell by 13% in 2014 according to the CIVB, with a poor 2013 harvest and rapidly slowing demand in China blamed.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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