Tag Archive: U.K.
With Scotch whisky heavily reliant on the European Union, and the U.K. one of the most important export markets for California wine, the drinks industry is dealing with a strong tide of uncertainty in the wake of the shocking Brexit decision.
Responding to shareholder concerns at its annual general meeting late last week, U.K. retailer Tesco said it would consider discontinuing its Fresh & Easy chain in the U.S. if its struggles endure, but resisted calls for an independent review of the business. Continue reading →Posted in News on July 2, 2012
The Terlato family is making a significant move into the U.K., tapping The Matthew Clark Group, one of the market’s leading drinks distributors, to handle its high-end California wines there. Continue reading →Posted in News on January 18, 2012
U.K. distiller Whyte & Mackay has formed an import company—Whyte & Mackay Americas—to handle its portfolio in the U.S. market. Continue reading →Posted in News on October 3, 2011
When it opens its doors in Bordeaux this June 19th through the 23rd, the Vinexpo international wine and spirits exhibition will be celebrating its 30th anniversary. When the show last convened in 2009, the consensus among attendees was that the global economic sluggishness would be short-lived. The past two years proved otherwise, says Vinexpo ceo Robert Beynat, but he cites optimism that the market is poised to resume widespread growth. Shanken News Daily recently spoke with the Vinexpo head about the upcoming show and about his view of the wine world in general. Continue reading →Posted in News on June 1, 2011