Indie wine retailer Friarwood to open second London shop

Independent London wine merchant Friarwood Fine Wines is set to open its second London site next month, as it ramps up its retail presence.

Californian heatwave: ‘Too soon to tell’ if yields affected

The Californian Wine Institute has said it is too soon to tell if last weekend's heatwave across Napa will affect overall yields, but some winemakers are already claiming to have 'dodged a bullet'.

Lidl leads growth as supermarkets sales increase

Lidl has lead growth of the supermarket sector, buoyed by sales of white wine and rosé, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel, despite the poor weather in August.

Accolade blames market forces for cutting staff from Australian plant

Accolade Wines is cutting staff at its Berri Estate in Riverland as demand falls for cask (boxed) wine.

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July 20th, 2017

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