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Thursday 27 October 2016 loc: GB


Industry must take a lead on Brexit, WSTA urges

The wine industry needs to act now rather than waiting for Brexit, the WSTA has urged members on the day of its annual conference.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard eyes acquisitions in China

Pernod Ricard is prepared to consider potential niche acquisitions to bolster its business in China and widen the appeal of its portfolio in what is now its second largest market.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Brexit to add €30m to Pernod Ricard profits

Britain’s vote to leave the EU will add €30 million to Pernod Ricard’s profits in its present financial year, according to Gilles Bogaert, the French group’s managing director of finance and operations.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

US spirits company snaps up UK whisky business

One of America’s largest private distillers, The Sazerac Company, has snapped up one of the UK’s “most exclusive” spirits businesses, The Last Drop Distillers.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

US and Spain boost Pernod Ricard’s growth

Acceleration in the USA and Spain helped boost Pernod Ricard’s annual sales by 2%, it announced this morning, with Jameson and Ballantine’s offsetting flat growth across some of its top 14 spirits brands.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Casillero del Diablo pushes profit for CYT

Strong sales of Casillero del Diablo have helped push profit at Concha y Toro up 32.2% to Ch$13,248m in the second quarter of 2016, the Chilean wine brand has reported.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Australian Vintage hit by Brexit vote

Australian Vintage has warned of a “fragile” UK market after seeing AU$1m profit wiped out by the impact of the Brexit vote.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Accolade boss to step down ahead of IPO listing

Accolade boss Paul Schaafsma is to step down from the Australian wine company next year, a spokesman from its parent company has confirmed.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Majestic brings back small parcels of wine

Majestic Wine is hoping to relive its 1980s heyday by upping its commitment to exclusive parcels of wine, but denies this is a reaction to the discounters’ merchandising model.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Indie merchant House of Townend boosts online investment

Independent retailer and wholesaler House of Townend is looking to boost its private client and retail sales, after relaunching its online wine site.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

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