28 May 2024

FEATURE: Make your wine sales rise as weather improves

Gone are the days when anyone asking for a glass of âdry whiteâ in a pub would be faced with rolling eyes as the bar member […]
8 April 2024

Majestic rescues Vagabond from administration

Wine retailer Majestic has bought Vagabond Wines out of administration, securing the future of nine bars and saving more than 170 jobs.
25 March 2024

Mother’s Day sees 48% sales boost for wine

Wine sales rocketed by 48% on Motherâs Day, the latest Daily Drinks Tracker from CGA by NIQ has revealed.
23 February 2024

Drinks sales remain flat despite strong Valentine’s trade

Drinks sales in the seven days to Saturday 17 February remained flat year-on-year despite a âwelcome boostâ from Valentineâs Day.
25 January 2024

WSTA: ‘duty cut would offer much-needed boost’

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has called on the Chancellor to cut wine and spirit duty to combat both falling sales volumes and reduced […]
23 January 2024

Chapel Down growth continues in ‘landmark year’

Wine producer Chapel Down has labelled 2023 as a âlandmark yearâ for English wine and itself as it posted a trading report for its 2023 financial […]
2 January 2024

Pubs label pint of wine sales as ‘distraction’ from ‘real issues’

Operators across the sector have branded the concept of selling pints of wine in the on-trade as a âpeculiar distractionâ from more pressing issues and an […]
17 November 2023

Xmas ‘make or break’ for sector as drinks sales dip

Christmas period âmake or breakâ for hospitality firms as drinks sales âdisruptedâ by stormy weather.
13 November 2023

WSTA: ‘duty freeze only way to stop budget-busting price rises’

A freeze on alcohol duty is the âonly optionâ to prevent âinflation-stokingâ and âbudget-bustingâ price rises, The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has warned.
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