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Aldi’s Christmas wine and spirit ranges provides some great insight into where the business may go over the next 12 months including an expanded range of premium wine and spirit products.
Concha y Toro’s Isla Negra brand has partnered with English Heritage to offer two-for-one entry into all the sites the organisation looks after.
William Grant & Sons premium spirit business reported an 8.9% increase in profits after tax hitting record high of £147.4m.
Aldi is trialling a new ‘craft’ wine range in 50cl stubbies in effort to attract more millennials over the Christmas trading period into the wine category.
The Wine and Spirit Education Trust’s chief executive Ian Harris has told Harpers that the USA represents “a massive opportunity for growth” and will be the next big focus for the educational trust
Our regular columist Jerry Lockspeiser has published “YOUR WINE QUESTIONS ANSWERED: The 25 things wine drinkers most want to know”, with 100% of the revenue recieved donated to the Millione Foundation, which he started with Mike Paul and Cliff Roberson to fund primary schools in Sierra Leone.
The Co-operative Group saw profits drop to £17m in for the first half of the financial year, but revenue rose by 2.2% to £4.7bn compared to the same time period last year.
While overall figures for the supermarket sector remain relatively flat with growth at 0.3%, alcohol sales provided a needed boost, up 8.5% according to Kantar Worldpanel’s most recent figures.
Following the successful launch of Langley’s No. 8 gin three years ago, Charter Brands is launching an Old Tom gin to its range.
One of the biggest events on the London drinks calendar returns to the capital next month.
Berkmann Wine Cellars will become the exclusive agent in the UK for New Zealand producer, Mahi Wines.
Restaurateurs urged to embrace smartphone technology – and ignore fears of negative feedback on social media
Smartphone technology is playing an increasingly significant role in the habits of consumers when they dine out – and might be better for business than proprietors imagine.
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