C&C Group names Jamie Avenell wine trading director

C&C Group has promoted Jamie Avenell to the role of wine trading director. Avenell was previously senior wine buyer at the company and he replaces Harriet Kininmonth, who has moved to The Wine Society. C&C Group said Avenell will be…

The Wine Society launches sustainability seminars

The Wine Society is set to introduce a new series of sustainability seminars as it looks to educate its suppliers. Following the launch of its Climate and Nature Programme – a new initiative to fund sustainability projects in its suppliers’…

Mauricio González-Gordon has been in the drinks industry for just over 30 years. He joined the family firm after a stint in car manufacturing, and…

Nigel Huddleston looks at what’s driving core growth for the bigger players in cider After the changes to the duty regime, falling abvs could be…

As we leave behind a year of record-breaking environmental events, the trade-off between luxury and sustainability couldn’t be more important. To understand it we first…

Jeff Evans is back with the first beer review of 2024 WYE VALLEY BUTTY BACH RESERVE, 5.8% To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Wye Valley’s…

Fine wine is a widely-used phrase. It fits nicely on signs and business cards, and it rhymes in a pleasing way. It’s also a phrase…

The Federation of Independent Retailers (Fed) has applauded the government’s latest move to crackdown on retail crime with a focus on preventing assault against retail…

Majestic has bought Vagabond out of administration, in a move that will secure more than 170 jobs. The…

Co-op has rolled out free online wine tastings for its members, as it looks to help customers learn more about wine. The monthly tastings will…

Molson Coors Beverage Co has announced plans to invest around £100 million in its UK brewery and drinks network over the next five years. According…

Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC) has renamed Kronenbourg 1664, in a move that sees the word Kronenbourg minimised on packaging. The beer will now be…

Heineken has launched a global campaign to highlight the “balanced taste” of its original beer. Running throughout 2024 and 2025, ‘The First Ahhh’ campaign will…