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Broadland Wineries has reported a significant rise in profits over the past year, driven by strong performances from a number of its key brands.

Prosecco brand Corte Molino has partnered with the Co-op and digital lifestyle brand Pretty52 for an on-pack competition.

Vineyards in the South of France have been damaged in the scorching heatwave and some vines “appear to have been blowtorched”, according to reports.

South Africa is unlikely to have a “normal vintage” until 2021 following an extended period of drought in the vineyards, according to a senior winemaker.

Generic body Inter Rhône is confident in the region’s ability to grow UK sales in 2019 after working hard to improve the overall quality of its wines. 

Ginking is adding another variant to its collection of wine and gin infused drinks.

The newly-formed Graft Wine Company, created from the merger of Red Squirrel and The Knotted Vine, is keen to give more focus to independent wine shops outside of the London area.

Maison Bruno Paillard has launched its 2009 “Assemblage” Champagne into the UK.

This year’s Run Bacchus – Britain’s answer to the Marathon du Medoc – is looking to recruit more wine trade runners to help raise awareness and funds for The Benevolent.

KWV is relaunching it’s The Mentors range with a new simplified and more premium label.

A new drink - which taps into the consumer trends for sparkling wine, convenience and low alcohol – is about to hit the UK market.

More than two-thirds of the 122 medal-winning still wines from the WineGB Awards 2019 came from last year’s “dream harvest”.

The Wines of Great Britain annual tasting is moving to September in a move that marks a shift of focus to the busy last quarter of the year.

Sogrape is taking a majority stake in Liberty Wines, while Champagnes Charles Heidsieck, Piper-Heidsieck and Rare will take a minority stake.

Ross Carter, who was head of the London Wine Fair between 2013 and 2017, has been appointed chief executive of The Benevolent.

Asda has added to its Argentinian range of wines with a new Malbec Syrah 2018, priced at £10 a bottle.

The Co-op has introduced a collection of wines containing less than 0.5% abv each.

Kopke and Casa Burmester – both part of the Sogevinus Fine Wines portfolio - have declared 2017 a vintage year.

A number of emerging trends could vanquish the wine industry’s reputation for a lack of innovation, according to a panel of experts at the London Wine Fair.

Nyetimber has been named the first-ever English Sparkling Wine Partner to Cowdray Park Polo Club.

Accolade Wines has added a new spirit and wine fusion under its Echo Falls brand.

Enoitalia, the largest privately-owned Italian winery, is introducing an organic and vegan Prosecco to the UK market.

Independent wine merchant Humble Grape has announced plans to open a fifth store in the heart of Canary Wharf in London.

Winebuyers.com, the online wine platform and members club, has launched a service that connects customers directly with British and Irish distilleries.

Denbies Wine Estate is the latest English wine producer to release a sparkling Bacchus wine.

Amathus Drinks has become the UK distributor for Britain’s first sake brewery.

An organic Sicilian producer claims to have created the only sparkling organic Frappato wine on the market.

The Benevolent has reported success for its recent social media push for its ‘It could be me’ campaign.

Nyetimber is launching a major marketing campaign to run throughout the key summer months.

Chapel Down saw sales for its full portfolio of products grow by 10% to £13 million in 2018, driven in particular by its wines and spirits.