Treasury Wine Estates has introduced its first luxury e-commerce platform in the UK displaying its portfolio of key luxury wines from a collection of the global producers.
The Winery Collection is designed to raise the profile of premium wine brands, showcase insight and stories from Wine Makers and Brand Ambassadors, and provide “a convenient purchase journey for consumers”.
Jeroboams has been appointed agents for five family-owned boutique wineries, supporting its mission to add new world newcomers alongside classic and traditional wines. Four of the five are exclusive and new to the UK market.
Kingsland Drinks has been appointed as exclusive UK distributor for The Hidden Sea range, which is working with the ReSea project to protect the world’s oceans.
The Waitrose offer of a specially-curated case of South African wines at 25% off sold out within 24 hours.
Casillero del Diablo, Concha y Toro’s biggest brand, has announced a major TV push for its ‘Wine Legend’ campaign in the run up to Christmas 2020.
Waitrose is offering a specially curated case of South African wines at 25% off, for a limited time only in a bid to help support the industry.
Bordeaux Day now has a new date for 2020.
Sparkling wine specialist Freixenet Copestick has appointed Henry Boyes to the new role of buying and innovation controller. He will join the company in August.
Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has added Australian wine brand, Samuel Wynn & Co, to its UK portfolio.
Samuel Wynn & Co is an innovation developed with “authentic storytelling at the brand’s heart”, to strengthen engagement with millennials, new wine consumers and drive category growth.
The new range is inspired by the adventurous spirit of Australian industry pioneer, Samuel Wynn, and is a testament to the adventures of this journeyman and his winemaking accomplishments, according to the producer.
The organisation said the economic importance of the UK’s fine wine industry is not understood or appreciated by the UK government.
Accolade Wines confirm Caroline Thompson-Hill as Regional Managing Director for Europe
Caroline Thompson-Hill has been appointed Accolade Wines' new regional Managing Director for Europe.
Eco-packaging company Frugalpac has launched a lightweight bottle that weights five times less than a typical 75cl glass wine bottle.
Wines of Great Britain (WineGB) has reported a “notable spike” in retail sales of English and Welsh wines in the last few months.
Cramele Recas, the Romanian wine exporter, is launching its first wines into Waitrose stores.
Waitrose is celebrating English Wine Week (EWW) at the end of the month (June 20 to 28) by launching five new and exclusive wines, including its first wines from the Oxney Organic Estate in Sussex.
Bordeaux Wine Month is set to go ahead for the third year running.
Echo Falls has unveiled a redesign across its entire portfolio, alongside new brand positioning intended to recruit younger shoppers and expand the category.
Accolade Wines has given its Echo Falls collection a fresh look, with a “modern and sophisticated” design incorporating a new ‘waterfall’ asset.
The triennial South African wine trade show, CapeWine, held in Cape Town and hosted by Wines of South Africa (WOSA), has been moved from its planned slot in September 2021 to new dates in 2022 (October 5 and 7), as a result of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has hit out at the Government for “misleading the public” over claims that EU wine importation costs would be “nil or negligible”.
An industry-wide collaboration of specialist wine PR companies, generic bodies and wine logistics companies is working on an initiative to produce a comprehensive set of guidelines on organising safe Covid-19 aware trade and press tastings.
Our annual list of the most influential, authoritative and dynamic personalities that shape the UK wine trade has now been published.
A leading north west England wine merchant has shared on national radio its experiences of a rollercoaster ride doing business under lockdown.
Wines of Great Britain (WineGB) is encouraging the trade to get behind the newly-launched and adapted format of English Wine Week, which will take place June 20 to 28, 2020.
A report on the early impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic on English and Welsh vineyards and wineries shows that two-thirds of those surveyed have cashflow concerns while four out of ten business owners are experiencing higher levels of stress.
Mentzendorff has "commercially launched" Hambledon Vineyards, with the English sparkling wine producer now officially joining the portfolio as of today.
Waitrose has reported a record week for sales of rosé wine and says premium wines have been driving the growth in sales.
Fine wine supplier Flint Wines has paid an undisclosed sum to buy the specialist Burgundy importer Domaine Direct.
Barefoot is introducing a wine seltzer brand to the UK.
Sales of 19 Crimes, the Australian wine brand owned by Treasury Wine Estates, grew by 68.2% in value and 54.1% in volume through April 2020 versus the same period last year.
Armit Wines has appointed Fraser Currie as its new head of off-trade.
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