Family owned independent food and wine retailer Booths, has 19 of Booths’ brand wines take home a gold, silver, bronze and commended in the International Wine Challenge awards.
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Pernod Ricard is to feature nutritional information on all its strategic brands. All of its international strategic spirits brands have already published nutritional information pages on their respective websites, as well as most of its wine and champagne brands and
Waitrose, the UK supermarket chain, will this month launch a new wine from Andalucía, ANDA, into 77 of its stores across the UK and Waitrose Cellar online. ANDA will be the only non-fortified wine from the autonomous region in southern
Tesco has been awarded over 100 medals for its own-label wine range for the second year running. The retailer scooped an impressive 107 gongs at the International Wine Challenge including two Gold, 20 Silver and 28 Bronze medals. Over 80% of
Fourth-generation Australian winemakers and one of the world’s most awarded wineries, McGuigan Wines have launched new Family Release range exclusively into Waitrose.
Fast-growing alcoholic beverage firm Moonshine Drinks has brought its production process home to the East Midlands thanks to a new contract with Nottingham-based filling and packing firm Phoenix Contract Services. The co-packing firm stepped in at short notice this month to increase production and
Spar’s annual Wine Festival is back for a successful fifth year, with a focus on bringing customers award-winning wines from just £4.00. This year’s wine festival will feature over 80 deals across Spar brand wines, the Spar Exclusives range, and
The Co-operative Food reports its Prosecco sales are bubbling over, with the Italian fizz out-selling Cava by four bottles to one. The Co-operative reports its own-brand Prosecco DOC Special Cuvée Brut has scooped a Which? magazine “best buy”, taking top
The Co-operative Food is launching a raft of deals on wines and Champagne, including half price offers, over the festive season. To celebrate Christmas and New Year, there are savings to be made on Champagnes, including Aubert et Fils Champagne
Unparalleled insight into the world of Port and Douro wines is promised in the third edition of Port and the Douro by Port expert Richard Mayson. From the history of the wine trade in Portugal (the grape is thought to
The Co-operative Food is launching new lines and promotions in 2012 to target Valentine’s Day. They include a Millionaire’s Dessert, featuring a biscuit crumb topped with caramel sauce, Belgian chocolate mousse and a white and dark chocolate marbled decoration. Truly
The Co-operative, which claims to be the UK’s leading Fairtrade wine retailer, is re-launching its Fairtrade wine range with new wines and a new look and has introduced the UK’s first Fairtrade wine carrier into its stores. According to the
The Co-operative is launching a range of gifts, chocolates, treats and flowers for Mother’s Day (3 April 2011). The offer includes a bouquet of contemporary flowers (£10), Thornton’s chocolates and Mother’s Day cards. According to the retailer, there are also
Fine food distributor, Porter Foods, has introduced Rosella Wild Hibiscus Flowers in syrup, which it claims make an ideal garnish in Champagne or good sparkling white wine. Targeted at retailers and food service, the flowers add a touch of class
La Cave, the London Bridge/Borough Market-based restaurant and wine bar, has launched a range of Christmas gifts spanning Champagne, fine wines and cigars. It includes: Champagne Veuve Clicquot Non Vintage, ranging from a standard 75cl bottle to a Balthazar, which
The Co-operative is introducing a Chilean Sauvignon Blanc Reserva into its Fairtrade wine range. The new wine is made by Viñedos Los Robles, which was the first Fairtrade winery to be established in Chile. Los Robles works with 15 small grape
French wine merchant Seabright and Seabright has launched a case of 12 wines designed to be drunk on each day of the Christmas calendar.
Otley Brewery claims its Real Beer Box, a customisable crate of world beers, makes an ideal Christmas present for the person who has everything and it can be ordered on line. Available in boxes of 12, customers can choose from
The Co-operative has won two awards for its Fairtrade wines at the fourth annual Fairtrade Wine Awards in London and introduced a 12-year-old single malt Scotch whisky to its own-brand spirits range. Two of the Co-operative’s pink wines won prizes: The