The 2021 London Wine Fair will be an online-only event after a chance of heart by the organisers caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
New Zealand Winegrowers has announced a strong performance of New Zealand wine in the UK market, with sales up by more than 23% in value in the off-trade.
The global drinks market data company IWSR has bought the London-based consumer research business Wine Intelligence.
Champagne was the star category in the off-trade over the Christmas and New Year period, latest Nielsen stats show.
Clem Yates MW has been signed up by Broadland Drinks as a consultant winemaker to develop its No Ordinary wine range.
North South Wines is adding Noughty to its portfolio, to add to its growing collection of alcohol-free drinks.
Iconic Wineries of British Columbia (IWBC) is introducing CheckMate Artisinal Winery to the UK for the first time.
Phillip Schofield and When in Rome have launched the “world’s first celebrity-endorsed wine in Garçon Wines’ flat bottles”.
Flint Wines has announced the addition of the first-ever Greek winery to their portfolio.
Churchill’s Port has launched a digital-first club for “port lovers and the port curious”.
An estimated 16 million bottles of Prosecco DOC Rosé are expected to be sold outside of Italy this year, according to the Consorzio Tutela del Prosecco DOC.
Dark Horse is ramping up its digital activity by asking consumers to “challenge their tastebuds and get creative in the kitchen”.
Graft Wine is opening a pop-up wine shop in Surrey Hills.
London-based fine wine importer and wholesaler Carson & Carnevale Wines (C&C Wines) has revealed a new partnership with Fine Wine Partners, the fine wine division of Accolade Wines.
Exports of Georgian wine to the UK have more than trebled in volume, according to the latest figures.
Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has announced its Australian wine brand, Wolf Blass will bring back its ‘Here’s to the Chase’ TV commercial this winter.
Mirabeau is introducing a bag-in-box format to its range.
Drinks writer and sommelier Bert Blaize has joined forces with a classic car showroom to open a new wine shop and deli in London’s Highgate.
Eataly is opening to the UK public for the first time in early 2021 in London. The company claims it will host “London’s biggest in-store Italian wine collection”, as well as acting as an Italian food hub.
Phillip Schofield has unveiled his latest release, a vegan-friendly Rosato to join his range of Italian bag-in-box wines.
Berkmann Wine Cellars has added California producer Ridge Vineyards to its agency portfolio. Berkmann will take over the UK distribution from Fields, Morris & Verdin (FMV) on January 1, 2021.
Freixenet is returning to the small screen to showcase its sparkling range and to introduce its new Italian Wine Collection.
Continental Wine & Food has introduced a new 5.5% abv British wine range.
Australian wine brand Banrock Station has given a UK launch to a flat bottle made from recycled plastic.
November used to be the month when the wine trade braced itself for the clamour to get Beaujolais Nouveau on the shelves.
The WSTA has welcomed the Government’s decision to temporary suspend the introduction of VI-1 forms until July 2021.
Prosecco producer La Gioiosa is aiming to have its Prosecco Rosé on sale in the UK through distributor North South Wines by the end of November.
Australian wine brand Tempus Two is sponsoring a podcast series from the comedian Katherine Ryan.
The London Wine Fair has revealed details of how the event will operate in 2021 to adapt to the pandemic.
Vivino has appointed Joshua Lincoln as its new UK managing director, as part of its strategy to invest in UK growth.
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