Tesco expects to attract over 10,000 customers to its five wine fairs this autumn.
Sainsbury’s has named a successor to the current head of its drinks team, Justin James, who has been given a new role within the business.
A further 29 closed Oddbins stores across the country are being marketed for sale by Christie & Co.
Edinburgh-based retailer Royal Mile Whiskies is opening a new shop under the banner of The Drinkmonger.
Fifty-five Oddbins branches are being sold by Christie & Co on behalf of the off-licence chain’s administrators, Deloitte.
Oddbins has formally gone into administration with Deloitte partners Lee Manning and Matthew Smith appointed as joint administrators.
Tesco has reshuffled its wine team so that buyers are focusing on product types rather than countries of origin, and has recruited two new buyers.
The Association of Convenience Stores has teamed up with Crimestoppers to offer a reward for information which helps catch the gunmen who critically injured a five-year-old girl and a 35-year-old man in south London.
Licensing fees look set to rise under new guidance to councils being drawn up by the government.
Laithwaites Wine has named Glenn Caton as its new UK managing director.
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