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Thursday 3 September 2015

Wine

Tanners opens new shop

UK independent merchant Tanners has expanded into Chester, opening its first shop in the city this week.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

WIN: a ‘virtually indestructible’ wine suitcase

db is offering its readers the chance to win a “virtually indestructible” suitcase that helps wine lovers bring their beloved bottles home from their travels.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 4 Comments »

Absolut write-down hits Pernod profits

Pernod Ricard saw sales rise by 8% to almost €8.56 billion in the year to the end of June, but a €404 million write down of its Absolut vodka brand caused net profits to fall by 15%.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

This week’s round up features the “Goldilocks” of Sauvignon Blanc, a Grenache Blanc from one of California’s original “Rhône Rangers” and the inaugural vintage from Tuscan estate Petrolo.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Wine o’clock’ added to Oxford online dictionary

Beer and wine o’clock are among 1,000 new words to have been granted entry to the online Oxford Dictionary.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tickets now on sale for db’s Wine Show

Tickets are now on sale for The Wine Show – Chelsea, a new three-day wine fair launched by the drinks business.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Amazon launches one-hour drinks delivery

Online retailer Amazon has announced it will be offering one-hour delivery on beer, wine and spirits in the US, as the country’s on-demand drinks delivery industry grows.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Montes: ‘Chile has no expertise with Riesling’

Aurelio Montes is planning to create a high quality Riesling with the help of a winemaker from the Mosel, because Chile lacks expertise with the grape.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Sparkling wine and spirits drive UK sales

The UK’S off-trade saw value sales rise by 0.7% this summer, boosted by strong sales of sparkling wine and spirits, as beer and cider sees a 12% decline.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 bizarre body-based drinks

From whale secretions and beard yeast to pig’s blood and porn stars, the drinks trade has thrown up all manner of bizarre beverages in recent years.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

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