News: wines

A round up of recent news stories for UK wines via Google News:

Firefighters Use Shovels to Clean up 1 Tonne of Chocolate After Tank Spill  Interesting Engineering

Firefighters have had to use shovels and, water and blow torches to clear more than a tonne of chocolate that spilled out of a factory in a small town in Germany.

Posted: December 14, 2018, 4:19 am
Cam Newton has been stewing over 'disrespectful' broom since last season's Saints sweep  Yahoo Sports

Cam Newton's digging deep for motivational tactics as the Panthers' season has spiraled out of control.

Posted: December 14, 2018, 1:18 am
Beware: Certain holiday foods are a migraine waiting to happen  Yahoo News

How to steer clear of classic migraine triggers during holiday celebrations.

Posted: December 13, 2018, 8:19 pm
The Queen drinks THIS tipple every night before bed - can you guess what it is?  Express

QUEEN Elizabeth II is the longest reigning monarch in history, and at 92, is still working and active. So you'll never guess what she drinks each night before ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 7:44 pm
Under the radar: why you need to visit the Greek island of Tinos in 2019  Evening Standard

Compared to its Cycladic neighbours, Tinos is rather unloved. Mykonos gets the party crowd, Santorini snags the honeymooners, Antiparos has Tom Hanks and ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 5:53 pm
Morrisons' £7 ruby port has won the highest prize that can be given to a wine  Metro

Port is (arguably, when you count Baileys and sherry) the most Christmassy drink. It's ideal in front of a roaring fire and some classic sitcoms, and is traditional at ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 5:05 pm
Two slices of Christmas cake could push you over the drink-drive limit  Metro

Christmas cake is the best. Boozy, stodgy, festive deliciousness. But if you're planning on driving, then you may want to take it easy. Experts have warned that ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 4:36 pm
Here is why you should be drinking red wine this Christmas  Pulse Nigeria

With the holidays just around the corner, we explore all the health benefits of red wine.

Posted: December 13, 2018, 4:16 pm
Tinwood Estate more than just a vineyard  Chichester Observer

Charlotte Harding finds a place near Chichester where you can enjoy a glass of fizz and beautiful views. Waking up with views of a vineyard or having an ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 3:54 pm
Beccles Choral society announces special Christmas performance | Lowestoft and Waveney News  Lowestoft Journal

The Beccles Choral Society have announced their annual Christmas Carol event and will perform Christmas Cracker.

Posted: December 13, 2018, 3:37 pm
Emsworth wine expert Alistair Gibson on which reds to have with your Christmas dinner  The News

As with white wines, Christmas is not the time to bring out your best bottles of red. Generally speaking crowd-pleasing reds with plenty of fruit are what's required, ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 3:15 pm
Wine and culture abound in Malta  Brighton & Hove Independent

Malta isn't known for its winemaking – but that might be about to change.

Posted: December 13, 2018, 2:51 pm
Review – One20 Wine Café  The Edinburgh Reporter

There are rare but beautiful moments in Edinburgh when I feel I might be in Glasgow. Like when someone talks to you at a bus stop, or 'chats you up' in the pub.

Posted: December 13, 2018, 2:50 pm
Number of regular UK wine drinkers drops by one million in three years  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review

Britain is steadily losing its core wine drinkers to other beverage categories, while those who remain loyal to the category are drinking less...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 1:04 pm
News - Is this the friendliest supermarket in the UK?  Stray FM

Great news for customers in Ripon and Ilkley!

Posted: December 13, 2018, 12:42 pm
£7 Morrisons Ruby Port wins platinum award at Decanter World Wine Awards  Evening Standard

Christmas is just around the corner and that means it's time to stock up on enough alcohol to last you for the festive season. Whether you are heading to the ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 12:21 pm
Fine wine more stable than gold as Burgundy drives record high for investment market  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review

Burgundy thrived, Bordeaux consolidated and wine investment proved more stable than gold, according to the Liv-ex annual summary of the 2018 market,...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 12:19 pm
Looking ahead: Andrew Johnson, Woodwinters  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review

Tumultuous political times are offering an interesting backdrop to our latest Looking Ahead series. Not to be perturbed by the toing and froing of...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 12:07 pm
Hozier review and setlist at London Eventim Apollo gig`  Metro

Hozier went from being a singer-songwriter from Bray, Ireland to being a global star performing at the Grammys off the back of one insane viral song back in ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 12:07 pm
Gonzalez Byass teams with Media Bounty to put sparkle back into cava  The Drum

Gonzalez Byass has teamed up with Media Bounty to refine the UK brand positioning, strategy and social approach for their quality sparkling wine brand ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 11:56 am
NG pops cork on new Nottingham wine bar  East Midlands Business Link

A new wine bar has opened in Nottingham following a deal brokered by commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors.

Posted: December 13, 2018, 11:53 am
Huddersfield's first wine bar and shop opens in town centre  Huddersfield Examiner

Kwas Shop and Bar will serve natural wine with no chemicals from independent vineyards.

Posted: December 13, 2018, 11:43 am
Richmond Village Nantwich wine-tasting raises £1800 for Foodbank  Nantwich News

Richmond Village Nantwich teamed up with one of the country's newest Rotary Clubs for a "Who's wine is it anyway" night and raised £1800 for Nantwich ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 11:30 am
Austrian police issue official warning to Rangers fans over mulled wine  Sport Witness

Steven Gerrard faces perhaps the most important match of his short managerial career tonight, able to get his Rangers side through to the next stage of the ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 11:23 am
Wine & Spirits Show 2019 launches  The Drinks Business

Following on from the success of the first show in October, the drinks business and The Spirits Business are proud to announce the launch of The Wine & Spirits ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 11:19 am
Go the extra smile: 8 DIY ways to whiten your teeth at home  Belfast Telegraph

Coffee, red wine and curry: all delicious things to eat and drink, but consuming them means we're more likely to develop stained teeth and discolouration.

Posted: December 13, 2018, 10:52 am
Jools Holland reveals incredible 100ft model railway in his attic  Daily Mail

The pianist said he finds tinkering with the set in the attic of his Kent mansion the perfect way to escape the chaos of everyday life - and particularly values the ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 10:48 am
A glass of red wine a day really does keep the doctor away Harvard study reveals  Daily Mail

A Harvard University study has found that a small glass of wine (125ml) a day lowered the chance of needing medical treatment compared with heavier boozers ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 1:31 am
Lofty ambitions… Tom Watt is back in EastEnders  Metro Newspaper UK

EARLY EastEnders favourites Lofty and Mary the punk are coming back to Albert Square after 30 years away. Actors Tom Watt and Linda Davidson haven't ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 12:07 am
EU and Japan agree world’s biggest free trading zone  Metro Newspaper UK

JAPAN and the EU have agreed to form the world's largest free trade area after MEPs voted to back the partnership. Covering 630million people, the pact will ...

Posted: December 13, 2018, 12:07 am
Nine of the best wines for festive frolics  Swindon Advertiser

These celebratory wines will boost your Christmas menu big time, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

Posted: December 12, 2018, 7:35 pm
Most popular UK homes on Rightmove revealed from £5million Manchester mansion to a £3.75million Scottish c  The Sun

PROPERTY website Rightmove has revealed its most popular UK homes on its website this year. From a castle in the Scottish Highlands to a swanky new build ...

Posted: December 12, 2018, 5:41 pm
Jools Holland reveals 100ft long model railway in his attic that he spent 10 years building  The Telegraph

Many musicians turn to unusual means to unwind and get away from the stressful world of late nights and screaming fans. Jools Holland has a rather unique ...

Posted: December 12, 2018, 5:28 pm
The best Christmas hampers for 2018: From Marks & Spencer to Sainsbury's  HELLO!

Photo - Christmas is only weeks away, so here at HELLO! we have rounded up the best hampers for this year. From M&S to Cartwright & Butler, take your pick of ...

Posted: December 12, 2018, 5:17 pm
Glass-a-day drinkers less likely than teetotallers to end up in hospital  The Telegraph

People who enjoy one glass of wine a day are less likely to be admitted to hospital than teetotallers, a new study suggests.

Posted: December 12, 2018, 5:15 pm
London's best Christmas puddings (for people who don't like Christmas pudding)  Evening Standard

Sales of Christmas puddings are said to have declined in recent years — with millennials apparently displaying a preference for panettone.

Posted: December 12, 2018, 5:14 pm
Strasbourg shooting: Suspect who was on terror watchlist 'may have crossed into Germany'  The Telegraph

The manhunt for a suspected terrorist who killed two and left a third victim with irreversible brain damage in Strasbourg, eastern France, spread to Germany on ...

Posted: December 12, 2018, 12:49 pm
Wines of Hungary brings Furmint February to the UK  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review

Wines of Hungary has announced it will be bringing Furmint February to the UK in 2019. Furmint February, launched 10 years ago to celebrate Hungry's...

Posted: December 12, 2018, 9:39 am
Harvard gets a taste for Californian wine | World  The Times

The farmers of the Cuyama Valley in central California include winemakers, eco-warriors and sunburnt cattle ranchers. Then there is Harvard University, the ...

Posted: December 12, 2018, 12:01 am
Christmas could trigger 300,000 deadly asthma attacks, warns Asthma UK  The Telegraph

Asthma sufferers have been warned to take preventative medicine and remember their inhalers when attending Christmas events, because the festive season ...

Posted: December 12, 2018, 12:01 am
I'm A Celebrity's Emily Atack and Scarlett Moffatt chug wine as stars finally head home  Mirror Online

From rice and beans and a dirty dunny to five-star luxury and glasses of bubbly.

Posted: December 11, 2018, 5:33 pm
New augmented reality app Sipp will teach you all you need to know about wine  Evening Standard

In our busy, connected world, we buy everything online: from toilet paper to clothes. What we're not buying online though, is wine and currently, only 10 per cent ...

Posted: December 11, 2018, 5:29 pm
The best wines for your Christmas day meal  Evening Standard

You've decked the halls, wrapped the presents and perfected your charades game - now it's time to think about plonk for the big day, and by the time it swings ...

Posted: December 11, 2018, 5:09 pm
Wine prices set to rise in 2019 - here are four apps to help save you money  This is Money

Wine drinkers are being warned that the price of a bottle of plonk could be set to rise substantially in the next few months thanks to Brexit and tax hikes.

Posted: December 11, 2018, 3:46 pm
What NOT To Buy A Lego Lover For Christmas  Gizmodo UK

Got a Lego-loving friend or family member that you need to buy a Christmas present for? Struggling to know exactly what to buy them? Well, don't! Your AFOL ...

Posted: December 11, 2018, 1:00 pm
UK fine wine investment scheme shut down by courts

A wine investment company that misled customers to invest in fine wines has been shut down after frittering away investors' money on personal expenditure.

Posted: December 11, 2018, 12:54 pm
Wahaca founder Thomasina Miers reveals her foodie family favourites in west London  The Telegraph

Cook, writer, television presenter and entrepreneur Thomasina Miers is the co-founder of Wahaca. She rose to fame after winning MasterChef in 2005, and her ...

Posted: December 10, 2018, 5:00 pm
Gaucho hires ex-Wines of Argentina marketing director to oversee wine list  The Drinks Business

Argentine steakhouse Gaucho has set out to re-establish itself as the leading Argentine wine specialist in the UK, following a tumultuous year where it was ...

Posted: December 10, 2018, 12:16 pm
UK trade with Canada up 14% since new free trade agreement introduced  GOV.UK

New statistics released last week reveal that British businesses are benefiting from the increased ability to trade freely with Canada.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 11:26 am
New cafe and wine bar to open in the southside  Glasgow Live

It's taking over the former Clydesdale Bank spot in Giffnock.

Posted: December 10, 2018, 11:20 am
Wine most popular Christmas gift but a third will regift  The Drinks Business

Wine remains the most popular alcoholic beverage to take to a Christmas party, with 59% citing it as their first choice, but a third of those that receive a bottle ...

Posted: December 10, 2018, 10:52 am
10 of the best restaurants in London that also have a cracking wine list  The Drinks Business

Wine List Confidential (WLC) is a platform that ranks restaurants in London based on the strength of their wine lists alone. While the food offer at many of our ...

Posted: December 10, 2018, 8:00 am
Lowest calorie alcoholic drinks to have this Christmas - top choices for your weight loss  Express

LOW calorie drinks could be something many people seek out at Christmas parties - such as if they're trying to lose weight. So, from gin and vodka to wine and ...

Posted: December 9, 2018, 4:01 am
The 11 best whiskies to buy for Christmas  Evening Standard

Whisky is having a moment – just recently, a 1926 Macallan broke records when it sold for £1.2million at Christie's; last month, Bonhams sold a similar vintage ...

Posted: December 8, 2018, 1:38 am
Green wine made with cannabis is on sale just in time for Christmas – but don’t worry, it won’t get you stone  The Sun

A Sauvignon Blanc made with cannabis is now on sale. The medium sweet wine 'Winabis' contains cannabis-derived oils but because of the lack of THC ...

Posted: December 8, 2018, 12:51 am
Wines of the week: The 12 bottles to drink over Christmas  The Independent

Champagne Devaux Ultra D NV (£35.99; £44.95 Devaux is an old established house, based in the previously ...

Posted: December 8, 2018, 12:00 am
Wine Continues To Dominate Festive Drinking In UK  Eastern Eye

Wine is the UK's favourite drink to take to a Christmas party (59 per cent), with Brits, on average receiving four bottles of wine each Christmas and gift an average ...

Posted: December 7, 2018, 5:51 pm
100-year-old man says key to long life is daily mixed grills and red wine  Metro

A 100-year-old man has credited his long life to eating daily mixed grills and drinking red wine. Arthur Grisbrook still lives alone, cooks and cleans for himself ...

Posted: December 7, 2018, 11:00 am
Lisa Armstrong stocks up on wine during London shopping trip  Daily Mail

Lisa Armstrong stopped by a London shop to stock up on wine for the festive season this week.

Posted: December 6, 2018, 10:12 am
Organic wine on the rise and expected to keep growing, says study by IWSR  Imbibe

According to a study undertook by the Institute of Wine & Spirit Research (IWSR) the organic wine market share in the UK is expected to double by 2022.

Posted: December 4, 2018, 10:42 am
UK fine wine investment scheme shut down  International Adviser

Intercontinental Wines, a fine wine investment company based in Southampton, was wound up in the UK's High Court after misleading its customers about the ...

Posted: December 3, 2018, 3:12 pm
Jefford on Monday: Where to plant UK vineyards - Decanter

Andrew Jefford hails the insights of a new climate study for future UK plantings...

Posted: December 3, 2018, 10:39 am
Vineyard creates UK's first sparkling wine with fewer bubbles  Dorset Echo

A DORSET vineyard has made the UK's first crémant wine - a less bubbly style of sparkling wine.

Posted: December 3, 2018, 8:00 am
Virgin Media Offer FREE Case of Wine or £50 Credit with Broadband

Cable ISP Virgin Media has launched a new flash sale on their ultrafast broadband and phone (dual-play) packages in the UK, which alongside the discounted.

Posted: December 3, 2018, 8:00 am
New Zealand wine sales grow in UK despite challenging conditions

New Zealand has emerged as the only major wine producing nation to enjoy volume sales growth in the UK off-trade, according to Nielsen data. It has enjoyed ...

Posted: December 3, 2018, 8:00 am
Billie Faiers hosts glam cheese and wine pajama party for pals including Ferne McCann and sister Sam  Daily Mail

Billie Faiers, 28, organised a sensational wine and cheese night for all her gal pals, including Ferne McCann and her sister Sam.

Posted: December 2, 2018, 8:00 am
Pernod Ricard UK: Wine  betterRetailing

Christmas is a key period for driving sales in the wine category, with a 5.1% growth in alcohol sales last year versus the year before.

Posted: December 1, 2018, 10:30 am
Is Red or White Wine Better For Weight Loss? (The Answer Is Amazing!)  POPSUGAR United Kingdom

Whether it's a regular Tuesday evening or you're heading out to a dinner party, this question is very important: should you go for red or white wine? Certified.

Posted: November 30, 2018, 8:00 am
Review: Burgundy Wine Dinner at The Boat House  Belfast Telegraph

We strayed outside our usual comfort zone for a Friday night recently, heading down to The Boat House in Bangor.

Posted: November 30, 2018, 8:00 am
Organic wine to double in UK by 2022  Drinks International

Organic wine consumption is expected to increase by more than 50% in the UK by 2022, according to research carried out by IWSR.

Posted: November 28, 2018, 4:05 pm
The Apprentice axed candidate: Jackie Fast fired over career  Metro

Jackie Fast was a huge favourite to bag Lord Alan Sugar's investment before tonight's The Apprentice, but it turns out she just didn't need it. In one of the most...

Posted: November 28, 2018, 8:00 am
Boutinot to expand its English winery with six-figure loan  The Drinks Business

UK wine distributor Boutinot has invested a six-figure sum in its 10-acre Henners Vineyard in Hastings in order to create a hospitality centre, provide extra jobs ...

Posted: November 28, 2018, 8:00 am
UK consumers will pay over a third more for organic wine  The Drinks Business

Almost 10% of all wine sold in the UK will be made organically by 2022, according to new research which outlines the UK's sustainable wine market. A study ...

Posted: November 27, 2018, 8:00 am
CORRECT (Nov 23): Majestic Wine Senior Executives...  Morningstar

Majestic Wine issued a correction to say that CEO Rowan Gormley's resultant shareholding was 4.4 ...

Posted: November 27, 2018, 8:00 am
E&J Gallo rolls out Barefoot Wine Christmas campaign to UK - video

E&J Gallo has released a social media campaign for its Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, as it looks to promote the brand in the run-up to Christmas. related to Marketing ...

Posted: November 27, 2018, 8:00 am
British fizz beats European rivals in Christmas taste test  The Week UK

16 bottle of Morrisons' English sparkling wine topped the annual ranking by Which?

Posted: November 26, 2018, 8:00 am
Organic still wine consumption to increase 50% by 2022  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review

Organic still wine consumption in the UK is poised to soar, with research released today predicting more than a 50% increase by 2022. The...

Posted: November 26, 2018, 8:00 am
Wines of the week: Eight bottles from Madeira  The Independent

Known as one of the world's most distinctive wines, Terry Kirby says swap it for your sherry this Christmas and, if you don't finish it this year, it will last until the ...

Posted: November 23, 2018, 8:00 am
Post-earnings trade setups: Aveva, Babcock and Majestic Wine  IG

In the wake of a host of earnings releases, we look at trading opportunities for Aveva, Babcock International and Majestic Wine.UK.

Posted: November 23, 2018, 8:00 am
Meet the Winemakers: Wine tasting at the Merchant Hotel  Belfast Telegraph

There are certain dates in my diary in the run up to Christmas that I simply would not miss, chief among them being James Nicholson's Meet the Winemakers ...

Posted: November 23, 2018, 8:00 am
The UK is stockpiling wine ahead of Brexit  Quartz

The UK's exit from the European Union is just four months away. As politicians continue to squabble over how best to proceed, companies are taking serious ...

Posted: November 23, 2018, 8:00 am
Wine consumption at government events rose by 20 per cent in past year, report reveals  The Independent

Wine consumption at government events rose by more than 20 per cent in the past year, a report has revealed. Foreign Office minister Sir Alan Duncan said the ...

Posted: November 22, 2018, 8:00 am
Bruce Jack UK launch - Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade News  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review

Prominent South African winemaker Bruce Jack officially launched his new eponymous wine range yesterday at High Timber restaurant in...

Posted: November 22, 2018, 8:00 am
UK government wine consumption rises by 20%  The Drinks Business

Wine consumption at UK Government events rose by 20% in the past year, according to its annual wine cellar statement, with 3,935 bottles of wine and spirits ...

Posted: November 22, 2018, 8:00 am
Four wine personalities rewarded for raising recognition of Rioja  The Drinks Business

Last night, at a dinner in London, four leading wine figures were rewarded for raising the recognition of Rioja in the UK and beyond. Pictured, from left to right: ...

Posted: November 21, 2018, 8:00 am
Drunk driver killed young mum on first date after downing wine and hitting 102mph  Metro

A drunk driver killed himself and his first date in a 'catastrophic' motorway crash after he drank almost two bottles of wine during their meal, a court has heard.

Posted: November 21, 2018, 8:00 am
Boutique wine hotel to open at UK's largest vineyard  The Telegraph

The Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey is opening a new boutique hotel next spring – the first wine hotel in the UK.

Posted: November 20, 2018, 8:00 am
Home: Find the perfect wine match with these apps  Metro Newspaper UK

Supermaket choices Wotwine Cost: Free What is it? Billed as 'your supermarket sommelier', it employs barcode-scanning tech and a team of independent ...

Posted: November 20, 2018, 8:00 am
Black Friday 2018 alcohol deals: Tesco, Morrisons best UK prosecco and Champagne offers  Express

BLACK FRIDAY 2018 discounts and deals truly kick off next Friday in the UK, but there are thousands of offers already hitting the virtual shelves including ...

Posted: November 19, 2018, 8:00 am
The three export markets for wine to watch in 2019  The Drinks Business

Prowein has released the results of its annual survey which focuses on the future of the global wine market. Researchers at Geisenheim University in Germany ...

Posted: November 19, 2018, 8:00 am
Educators from UK to India celebrated in WSET nominations  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review

Educators which have taken up the WSET mantle to bring wine and spirits education to the world are being celebrated today following nominations for...

Posted: November 19, 2018, 8:00 am
Popcaan shares new ‘Wine For Me’ visual ahead of UK tour  Mixmag

This week Popcaan shared a new visual for his hit summer single 'Wine For Me'. 'Wine For Me' was one of the first tracks lifted from his long-awaited sophomore ...

Posted: November 17, 2018, 8:00 am
Denbies Wine Estate to Develop UK's First Vineyard Hotel  Glass of Bubbly

Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey has begun construction on the UK's first vineyard hotel with support from HSBC UK. The £4 million investment, which saw HSBC ...

Posted: November 16, 2018, 8:00 am
20 best supermarket wines for under £8, from Aldi, Lidl, Tesco, Waitrose and more

Faced with a wall of wine in your local supermarket, how do you find the best flavour for money? Don't just go on price. In some cases, the best value is lurking ...

Posted: November 16, 2018, 8:00 am
Wines of the week: Eight award winning bottles to drink now  The Independent

So what are those little, round, coloured signs you find on the neck or label of some wine bottles? The ones that certify the wine has won an award of some kind ...

Posted: November 15, 2018, 8:00 am
Bordeaux targets YouTube generation with new UK campaign  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review

The Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) has launched a new digital campaign has launched to increase awareness of Bordeaux wines in the UK market - a major...

Posted: November 15, 2018, 8:00 am
Denbies Wine Estate to open UK's first vineyard hotel  The

A £4m project is under way at Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey to create the UK's first vineyard hotel.

Posted: November 14, 2018, 8:00 am
Twisted Cellar: New wine merchant brings a flavour of rustic France to the heart of Stortford  Bishop's Stortford Independent

The blackboard outside says it all:"Life is too short to drink plonk- and the owners of a new wine merchant on Bishop's Stortford's high street are on a mission to ...

Posted: August 3, 2018, 7:00 am
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