Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

Enter Story Headline

Published:  30 May, 2014
Read more...

Gusbourne Estate signs up as a key sponsor of Digital Wine Conference

Published:  30 May, 2014

 

Read more...

Enter Story Headline

Published:  30 May, 2014
Read more...

Rioja Tapas Fantasticas returns to London's South Bank for seventh year

Published:  30 May, 2014

Rioja Tapas Fantasticas, the award-winning Spanish food and wine festival, is to return to London's South Bank for the seventh year running between June 14 and 15.

Read more...

Tesco's Laura Jewell hits out at suppliers that fail to understand how multiples operate

Published:  30 May, 2014

Laura Jewell MW, head of Tesco's wine development team, has hit out at suppliers that fail to understand the needs of major retailers.

Read more...

Richard Siddle: do you know what really turns your business partner on?

Published:  30 May, 2014

It is said the most important factor in a successful relationship is the ability to listen to the needs and wishes of your partner.

Read more...

Berry Bros switches distribution of King's Ginger and Pink Pigeon rum to Mangrove

Published:  30 May, 2014

Berry Bros & Rudd has decided to switch the UK distribution of The King's Ginger liqueur and Pink Pigeon Mauritian rum from Cask Liquid Marketing to Mangrove, the specialist spirits company. The brands move over on June 1.

Read more...

MPs get through £750k of wines, beers and spirits a year in House of Commons

Published:  29 May, 2014

MPs manage to get through £750,000 worth of alcohol a year whilst working at the House of Commons, according to media reports this week.

Read more...

Comic Relief to stop investing in alcohol companies following independent review

Published:  29 May, 2014

Comic Relief has taken the decision to stop investing fundraising money in alcoholic drinks companies in a move that could lose the charity £1 million a year.

Read more...

Enter Story Headline

Published:  29 May, 2014
Read more...

Jerry Lockspeiser is enthralled by the wine business insights of Mike Veseth

Published:  29 May, 2014

Mike Veseth is an unusual academic. Professor emeritus of international political economy at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and an economist who studies global wine markets, he writes about wine business issues with a down to earth populist ease that Nigel Farage would be proud of. His enthusiastic, chatty style resembles a conversation over a glass of Merlot in a wine bar. He makes his subject highly accessible and clearly loves this world.

Read more...

Heather Dougherty to be chairman of the Association of Wine Educators

Published:  28 May, 2014

Heather Dougherty has been appointed as the new chairman of the Association of Wine Educators.

Read more...

Chris Porter's "Around the Grounds" challenge raises £30,000 for The Benevolent

Published:  28 May, 2014

Chris Porter, chairman of the Benevolent, hopes to have raised £30,000 for the drinks charity by successfully completing his "Around the Grounds" challenge to visit every one of the 91 football league grounds in the country across a two week period.

Read more...

Air New Zealand to help New Zealand Winegrowers promote wine tourism

Published:  28 May, 2014

New Zealand Winegrowers has linked up with Air New Zealand in the hope of raising its profile as a key destination for wine tourism

Read more...

Katie Cooper on why the Berry Bros' Wine Club stands out from the pack

Published:  28 May, 2014

Douglas Blyde catches up with Katie Cooper, manager of Berry Bros & Rudd's Wine Club, on the kind of wines and service she offers its growing band of members.

Read more...

Mark Fiddes on why when it comes to drinks adveritising it is time to think outside the gogglebox

Published:  27 May, 2014

First, social marketing was king. Then mobile was king. Then native advertising was king. So many monarchs, gadzooks, it's getting to look a lot like Shakespeare.

Read more...

Convenience stores set to grow by 30% in next five years to hit £50 billion in sales

Published:  27 May, 2014

The rise in local top up shopping is set to continue over the coming years with the overall UK convenience market set to be worth £49 billion by 2019, growing by over 30% over the next five years according to the IGD (Institute of Grocery Distribution).

Read more...

Katherine Canfield on how California is leading the way in wine tasting experiences

Published:  23 May, 2014

Whist other wine regions still struggle with establishing a successful wine tourism industry, California, which has long gone above and beyond welcoming visitors and offering tastings to create an all-encompassing experience for winery visitors, is now employing this approach in other areas of the industry, such as trade and consumer tasting events.

Read more...

Open golf sponsorship has helped Glenmorangie drive the brand in key international markets

Published:  22 May, 2014

Glenmorangie is capitalising on its sponsorship of The Golf Open Championship to build the brand in the US and Asia and other key international markets.

Read more...

Top English winemakers at joint independent tasting to help launch English Wine Week

Published:  21 May, 2014

Five leading English winemakers are coming together tomorrow in Plymouth to unveil their new 2013 vintages at leading local independent wine merchant , Le Vignoble. The event is being held to also help promote English Wine Week that starts on Saturday, May 24.

Read more...