M&S launches £5 wine range focused on style

UK retailer Marks & Spencer has launched a new range of 15 wines this week arranged by style, with all but two of them costing just £5 a bottle.

Prestige cuvées bonanza push vintage Champagne sales up 60% at Berry Bros

Sales of vintage Champagne rose nearly 60% at Berry Bros & Rudd last year,, on the back of a “fantastic year” for prestige cuvées, BBRS's wine buyer told the drinks business in an exclusive interview.

US off-trade sees 55% boost in alcohol sales in one week

The sales growth of alcohol in the US off-trade nearly doubled last week, rising 55% in the week ending March 21, compared to the previous year, on strong double digit growth the previous week, as online sales grew 243%.

Supermarket sees booze sales rise 22% following on-trade closures

Sales of alcohol rose 22% in the last month, the latest Kantar data has shown, slightly ahead of main grocery growth, worth an additional £199 million in the past month as the supermarkets recorded their biggest month on record.

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