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Friday 1 August 2014

Wine

Merchant taps into mature wine demand

A new UK-based wine merchant is attracting international customers by basing its business entirely on sales of mature wine.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Biodynamic wine, copas of Sherry, seashell cocktails and a Bourbon barrel-aged gin were just some of the topics up for discussion among the drinks trade this week.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Kurniawan sentencing delayed once more

The sentencing of wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has been delayed for the third time but he has agreed a settlement with billionaire Bill Koch.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Corney & Barrow sells wines on online ‘shop window’

Singapore-based online platform, Winefamily, has secured the support of Corney & Barrow and is now offering over 70 of the merchant’s wines through the site.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

New Bordeaux shop opens in HK

A new Wine Etc. shop dedicated to Bordeaux has been opened in Central, Hong Kong due to the on-going demand for the region’s wines in the city.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Underage drinking rate at all-time low

The rate of underage drinking among 11 to 15 year olds in England has fallen to its lowest ever rate since records began in 1988.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo to see slight growth in 2014

Analysts have predicted Diageo’s net sales growth will have risen by 0.5% in 2014, ahead of the release of the company’s full end of year results next week.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wolf Blass fights to close NZ tax loophole

Winemaker Wolf Blass is fighting to close a tax loophole allowing New Zealand competitors to claim millions in wine tax rebates from Australia.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 2 Comments »

Americans favour beer over wine

In the battle of the beverages, beer has won out over wine again in the US, with Americans favouring a pint of beer over a glass of wine or dram of whisky.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Over-65s lead at-home drinking trend

UK sales of alcoholic drinks for at-home consumption have leapt 15% in the last five years, although volumes are in decline thanks to rising prices and a health conscious younger generation.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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