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Experimental Group to open Covent Garden outlet

Published:  23 September, 2013

The team behind the Experimental Cocktail Club outlets is to open a wine-focused concept in London.

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Online global wine marketplace to host virtual shops

Published:  20 September, 2013

A new interactive online global wine marketplace is being launched to challenge "inefficient" retail websites that offer "no social engagement", according to its founder Paul Gerken.

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Deborah Sleep: what the wine trade can learn from the re-positioning of Hardy's

Published:  20 September, 2013

Deborah Sleep, director of customer insight agncy, Engage Research, looks at the wider lessons to be learnt from the repackaging of Australian wine brand, Hardy's, and how consumer insight is helping it to reposition the brand in terms of price and quality expectations:

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Pubs celebrated at Great British Pub Awards 2013

Published:  20 September, 2013

The BT Sport Great British Pub Awards 2013 winners were celebrated on September 12 in London at the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, where 18 winners were recognised from over 800 entries as some of the most respected pubs of 2013.

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Laithwaite's Wine expands buying team

Published:  20 September, 2013

Laithwaite's Wine has confirmed it is to take on two new buyers - Robin Langton and Davy Zyw - to complement its 10-strong buying team.

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Manicomio City to offer steak and wine dinner

Published:  19 September, 2013

Manicomio City is launching a dinner special for two, which will run from now until the end of November, and for £65 gets a longhorn T-bone steak for two and a bottle of Chianti Classico.

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Sula Vineyards launches new Indian wine through Laithwaite's

Published:  19 September, 2013

Indian winery, Sula Vineyards, has launched its newly created Nasika wine range in the UK which will be available exclusively through Laithwaite's.

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Sula Vineyards launches Indian wine range through Laithwaite's

Published:  19 September, 2013

Indian winery, Sula Vineyards, has launched its newly created Nasika wine range in the UK which will be available exclusively through Laithwaite's.

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Last chance to enter Harpers' French Wine Awards

Published:  18 September, 2013

This week is the last chance for companies and indviduals to nominate themselves or other organisations to be considered in the inaugural Harpers French Wine Awards that look to recognise the best retailers, restaurants, suppliers, distributors  and ambassadors for the French wine category in the UK over the last 12 months.

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Kingsland looks to strengthen its senior management team

Published:  18 September, 2013

Kingsland Wines & Spirits has added Ed Baker, finance director, and Paul Braydon, wine buyer, to its management team.

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Villa Maria looks to grow in the UK with launch of Italian Arneis variety

Published:  18 September, 2013
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Beautiful South tasting to return in 2014 after exceeding its 2013 targets

Published:  18 September, 2013

Organisers of the first Beautiful South tasting last week at London's Olympia, that brought together wines from Argentina, Chile and South Africa, claim the event surpassed its target figures and that the combined tasting will go ahead again next year.

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Chris Porter on how together the Benevolent and drinks industry are changing people's lives

Published:  17 September, 2013

What a year it is turning out to be for The Benevolent. Many of you will have read about the changes that we are making to our core strategy, moving away from a "bricks and mortar" approach. Instead we are concentrating on delivering help where it is most needed, in the homes of employees from our industry who are now unable to work due to an unexpected deterioration in their personal circumstances or the onset of serious illness. The Benevolent's support means that they can remain in their own homes, within their communities, close to their friends, families and loved ones.

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Enter Story Headline

Published:  17 September, 2013
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Q&A: Graham Shore, Domaine Vintur, Provence

Published:  17 September, 2013

Bought in 2010 by former investment banker and Oxford graduate Graham Shore, Domaine Vintur is situated on the lower slopes on Mount Ventoux and is run by Shore who has just completed his diploma in wine production from Plumpton College.

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Independents head to London for SITT Autumn

Published:  17 September, 2013

Independents from across the on and off-trades will be heading to London today for the Specialist Importer Trade Tasting (SITT) where they will have the chance to meet close to 60 exhibitors at the Royal Horticulture Halls between 10:30 am and 6 pm.

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Bleeding Heart celebrates 30 years in business with food and wine at 1983 prices

Published:  17 September, 2013

It's time to dig out those old Wham T-shirts and head down to the Bleeding Heart Restaurant in London where you can help its owners, Robert and Robyn Wilson, celebrate 30 years in business with wine and food at 1983 prices, including wines by the glass at just 95p each.

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Moët-Hennessy to launch home grown sparkling wine to Indian wine market

Published:  16 September, 2013

Moët-Hennessy is to try and introduce home grown sparkling wine to the Indian wine market next month with a range of new Non Vintage sparkling wines produced in the Nashik region.

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Q&A: Mark Bedingham, managing director, Moët-Hennessy Asia Pacific

Published:  16 September, 2013
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UK's best Spanish wine players celebrated in Harpers' Spanish Wine Awards

Published:  16 September, 2013

Waitrose, The Wine Society, Cambridge Wine Merchants, Camino Group and Matthew Clark were some of the stand out winners in Harpers inaugural Spanish Wine Awards to celebrate the best operators in the Spanish wine category in the UK.

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