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WineGB has unveiled a new strategy to “champion the national brand” with Classic Method Sparkling Wine earmarked as the hero style, accompaned by a new Hallmark to support wines that have achieved the highest level PDO status.

When in Rome has launched two Portuguese wines in box format to coincide with the launch of The Wine Show’s third series, which sees the team based in Portugal.

ABS Wine Agencies is launching "Christmas in a Box" kits for independent retailers.

Bordeaux Wines UK is launching a new festive campaign for independent retailers.

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has announced a new partnership between Lindeman’s and the Carbon Trust – a collaboration that aims to see its Lindeman’s branded range of products certified carbon neutral in Europe by the end of 2020.

Royal Tokaji is releasing its 2016 Aszú wines to customers in the UK tomorrow (October 7) to other customers around the world during the autumn.

Candy Mountain has become Washington’s sixteenth American Viticultural Area (AVA), and it is the smallest in the state.

The Wine and Spirits Trade Association (WSTA) has welcomed the Government's call for evidence into a comprehensive review of UK alcohol taxation, following the UK's departure from the EU.

Wine is enjoying a “mini-boom” in the Covid-19 era, but dark economic clouds are on the horizon for the category, according to the latest report from Wine Intelligence.

Ridgeview Wine Estate has launched its first new wine in a decade, to mark its 25th anniversary as “pioneers in English sparkling wine”.

Waitrose has launched a wine it describes as “a UK supermarket first”.

Berkmann Wine Cellars has added the Mendoza-based Pulenta Estate to its agency portfolio.

A leading port manufacturer is building up stocks in the UK ahead of anticipated disruption after the Brexit transition period ends in January.

Majestic Wine is beginning the process of rolling out a new logo following the results of a staff vote.

Borough Wines is expanding its offering of sustainable solutions with a new zero waste range for its off and on-trade customers.

Kingsland Drinks has been appointed as distribution partner of Cellier des Dauphins, one of the leading producers of wines in the Rhône Valley, covering all key appellations, including Côtes du Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Villages and Crus such as Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Vinsobres and Cairanne.

The weekly sales uplift for the off-trade picked up in September with sales for the first two weeks of the month growing ahead of the end of August.

A new report from a committee of MPs shines a light on the impact to UK wine businesses of the government’s new red tape requirements, which will push up the price of wine for consumers and cause “chaos” for the wine industry.  

Majestic Wine is launching a new ‘Majestic Diversity In Wine Scholarship’ this Autumn. 

Accolade Wines Europe has announced its core branded portfolio - including Hardys, Mudhouse, Jam Shed, Banrock Station, Echo Falls and Kumala - has been certified carbon neutral.  Accolade’s ambition is to complete 100% portfolio neutrality by the end of 2020.

Casella Family Brands Europe (CFBE) is launching new wines to tap into booming sales in the UK's off-trade channels.

This year saw the earliest Champagne harvest in the drink’s history.

Brigitte Bordeaux Wines was the off-trade winner of Wines of Germany’s 31 Days of German Riesling campaign, which ran through July this year.

Royal Slope is the newest American Viticultural Area (AVA) in Washington.

Journey’s End has launched a new range of six wines with Augmented Reality labels.

De Bortoli Wines has launched a range of three sustainably produced wines under the new label, 17 Trees. 

Wines of Great Britain (WineGB) predicts “strong positive growth in sales” for English and Welsh wines, and its contribution to the economy through employment and tourism, according to its latest industry survey.

A new urban winery has opened in Cambridge.

The final region Majestic Wine is focusing on for the Autumn phase of its 2020 range review is Spain.

Bancroft Wines is the latest in a raft of importers and distributors to take on a producer from Field, Morris & Verdin’s (FMVs) increasingly depleted portfolio.