Conviviality lays out plan of action

    UK drinks wholesaler Conviviality has said it is “actively engaging with its stakeholders” as it works out its “funding requirements”.

    Hunter to leave Conviviality?

    In light of the recent reports around UK drinks wholesaler Conviviality, speculation is now high that CEO Diana Hunter will be forced to leave the company as soon as this week.

    Henkell finalises Freixenet acquisition

    German sparkling wine company Henkell has reached an agreement with Cava producer Freixenet to buy 50.7% of the latter’s capital for just under €220 million it has been reported.

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Let’s talk about Sekt, baby

With the increasing popularity of sparkling wines, the time is ripe for Germany’s fizz, Sekt, to make its mark. Given that it is essentially starting from a blank slate, producers have a rare opportunity to lure consumers, finds Lauren Eads.

Premium Australia: Light on the horizon

Type ‘is Shiraz’ into Google and, at the time of writing, you will be met with a rather telling list more…

Get Porty: How Port is attracting the next generation

While other fortified wines, such as Sherry and vermouth, have taken a hit, Port is, comparatively, doing well. Lauren Eads looks at how the sector is trying to attract younger drinkers while keeping its traditional fan base happy.


Prowein 2018

18th Mar 2018

The City Wine Show

London,United Kingdom
13th Apr 2018

Prosecco Springs

London,United Kingdom
26th Apr 2018

Spirits & More

19th May 2018
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The world’s most influential women in wine

In celebration of International Women’s Day today, we profile eleven pioneering women winemakers and estate owners who are blazing a trail all over the world.

Trade talk: What is the next frontier for the closures industry?

Following on from our feature exploring the latest developments in corks and closures, we ask key closures producers to predict where the sector is headed.

Storytelling cocktail trend gathers pace

The trend for launching cocktail lists that tell a story is showing no sign of slowing as The Blind Big in London’s Soho releases sips inspired by Peter Rabbit and Paddington Bear.