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5.3 million AUD is being invested to better understand – and promote - Australian terroir to international markets.
Sogrape and Liberty Wines have announced they will be partnering with the hopes of expanding the Portuguese company’s presence in the UK, specifically the premium on-trade.
Weaker pound and Brits staying in the UK over Christmas gave trade welcome boost ahead of Brexit-laden 2017
Analysts have suggested that struggling sterling swaying Brits to stay in the UK over the festive season 2016 is the reason that outlets are celebrating record sales this week.
Preparations for the spring trade tasting season are well underway, as is the case with Matthew Clark, which is ramping up its annual tasting by showcasing a wider proportion of its portfolio.
Winemakers from Spain will continue to further the white revolution and promote varieties from new and unexpected corners of the country when the Heart of Spain 2017 tasting comes to London.
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Specialist wine supplier to the on-trade, Jascots, has reported record sales in 2016 with soparklign wine sales jumping by almost a quarter.
Owners and winemakers from 70 Italian wineries will descend on Italian tasting Borsa Vini Italiani when it returns to London next week.
Wine importer Buckingham Schenk is expanding its Antipodean portfolio by adding Kreglinger Wine Estates and its brands Pipers Brook and Norfolk Rise.
A strong online performance, the successful integration of Argos into stores and a focus on scrapping multi buys has led to a better than expected Christmas for Sainsbury’s.
While there has been a consensus that Burgundy’s 2015 reds have much to offer buyers in this year’s en primeur market, there is less agreement about the quality of the region’s whites.
The UK wine industry has urged the government to crack down on excise duty tax evasion carried out via the smuggling onto the UK commercial drinks market of duty-free wine.
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