Cramele Recaş: Coronavirus will lead to consolidation in wine industry

Philip Cox, founder of Cramele Recaş, the largest exporter of Romanian wine, believes the coronavirus will lead to consolidation in the wine industry. 

Champagne shipments for 2019 could be lowest since financial crisis

Champagne shipments are estimated to have fallen by 1.5% to total 297.4 million bottles for 2019, taking them to their lowest level since the global financial crisis of 2008.

Decision to deny visas for low skilled workers creates ‘huge challenge’ for UK on-trade

The UK government’s decision to deny visas to low-skilled workers is set to create a “huge challenge” to the UK’s pub, bar and restaurant sector, the drinks trade has warned.

French chef Claude Bosi denied permanent residence in UK

Claude Bosi, who runs the two Michelin-starred Bibendum in Chelsea, has had his application for permanent UK residency rejected by the Home Office despite having lived in England for 23 years.

db’s second pressings

October 23rd, 2019

Subscribe to our newsletters