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Production at Accolade Wine’s Bristol hub will increase by 30% after it signed a landmark reciprocal bottling deal with Treasury Wine Estates.

Wine writer and presenter Olly Smith said he is “bowled over” after he was named English Wine Producers Communicator of the Year.

South African wine estate Kleine Zalze has struck a deal to move its entire UK portfolio into the welcoming arms of wholesaler Hatch Mansfield.

The administrator for D&D Wines International has given up trying to sell the company as a going concern.

Fraud or suspected fraud may have cost UK wine companies as much as £1.3 million since last May, the Wine & Spirit Trade Association has revealed.

Romanian wine exports to the UK nearly trebled in 2011, latest figures have revealed.

Bacchus wines scooped five trophies in the English & Welsh Wine of the Year competition, run by the United Kingdom Vineyards Association.

Naked Wines is investing £526,000 to help Marlborough winemaker Mike Paterson set up his own label.

New look for Echo Falls

20 June, 2012

Accolade Wines has given Echo Falls a new look as part of a year-long campaign for the brand with an unprecedented spend.

Wine and spirits prices have risen by more than twice the level of inflation in the past year, and sales are declining in shops, the Wine & Spirit Trade Association has reported.

Chilean wine brand Casillero del Diablo has launched a press and Facebook campaign based around the legend of the “devil’s cellar”, which is what the brand’s name means.

Brand Phoenix’s Etienne Dumont and First Cape brands will be the exclusive Champagne and wine sponsors of the Jubilee Family Festival which takes place in Hyde Park on June 2-3.

Lower-alcohol wine sales will grow but will never be a huge slice of the wine market, Wine Intelligence has predicted.

Champagne Jacquart is launching a cooler bag for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the picnic season.

OLN's Tim Atkin MW has won one of Wine Intelligence's 10 for 10 Business Awards.

Around 95% of human beings' decision-making process is done subconsciously, according to Wine Intelligence - and the wine trade needs to be aware of that in its marketing.

Patriarche Wine Agencies has revamped its Australian portfolio, bringing in boutique producers from Western Australia and New South Wales.

Australian Vintage has launched a 5.5% abv wine that comes in a clear pint bottle with crown cap.

Off-Piste Wines has launched new ranges from Australia, Italy and South Africa at the London International Wine Fair.

Treasury Wine Estates has launched a range of wines from Beringer that are designed to be the entry point for the winery's premium California portfolio.

Supermarkets need to stop concentrating on deals and discounts and sell wines for their own sake, according to Paul MacKenzie, chief executive of consumer research company The Source.

Lighter-style wines, a greater awareness of environmental issues and a growing interest in quality and variety are among the key trends shaping the global wine industry today, according to writer and broadcaster Jancis Robinson MW.

Guala Closures Group has launched what it says is the world’s first screwcap closure for 75cl bottles of sparkling wine.

Tesco has added an English sparkler to its range ahead of the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics.

Marks & Spencer is introducing 15 wines from six eastern Mediterranean countries.

Online retailer Naked Wines is moving into the US and Australia with low-key retail operations setting up in both countries over the summer.

The amount of land under vine in England has grown by more than 60% in just five years, according to the latest figures from the Wine Standards Branch of the Food Standards Agency.

D&D Wines has collapsed after running into cash flow problems, OLN has learned.

Booker’s wine category manager, Rob Hart, has left the business to start his own microbrewery.

Accolade Wines has launched a new range of canned, pre-mixed cocktails based on its Hardys, Banrock Stations, Echo Falls and Stone’s wines.