Andy Rawlinson will join Buckingham Schenk as the company’s new sales director on 1 August this year.
UK wine importer and distributor Buckingham Schenk has promoted sales director Craig Durham to fill its managing director vacancy.
Some of the UK’s leading importers, including Mentzendorff, Enotria and Accolade, will return to the London Wine Fair next year.
Argentina producer Viñalba has added a new flagship wine to its range, a Malbec blend called Diane.
Buckingham Schenk has announced that it will not be attending this year’s LIWF, partly because it will not be able to dock its tall-ship Atlantis.
New attitudes to winemaking in Argentina are spurring a trend towards subtler wine styles and the examination of terroir, thinks Buckingham Schenk’s managing director Jon Pepper.
Founder and chairman of Buckingham Schenk, Cliff Roberson, is leaving the importer next month.
With just one week to go, the drinks business picks out some potential highlights to expect from the London International Wine Fair 2012.
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