Round-Up - London International Wine Fair 2012

Round-Up - London International Wine Fair 2012

Traditionally one of the busiest events for just-drinks, this year's wine fair was no exception. Here's a round-up of our coverage of the three-day trade fair.

Comment - The LIWF 2012: A Post-Mortem

24 May 2012

As the third and final day of the trade fair draws to a close and my footsteps fall heavier in the aisles of ExCel, it's time to assess what it's all been for. The visitor numbers look like coming in at about the same level as last year, give or take 100 or so.

LIWF 2012: 'Cocooning' now a necessity for many drinkers

25 May 2012

'Cocooning' - staying at home to drink - is now a neccesity for many in Western Europe, rather than a lifestyle choice like it was in the 1990s.

LIWF 2012: Where was the fun of the fair?

25 May 2012

What's eating the grape industry? I'd had a heads-up what the mood might be at the London International Wine Fair (LIWF) this week, after being summoned to an unprecedented pre-event briefing by the organisers, where the broad message was: ignore all the carping, it's going to be brilliant!

A rare old time at the LIWF

25 May 2012

Another year, another wine fair. Isn't that what you're supposed to say? Except this was my first LIWF, and there's no jaundiced-eyed view here - I had a rare old time.

LIWF 2012 - UK: Copestick Murray hails stripped back wine labelling

24 May 2012

Wine branding needs to get simple, according to the creator of a new, stripped-down label that is proving popular with UK consumers.

LIWF 2012 - UK: Tesco director "disappointed" at lack of wine innovation

23 May 2012

The Tesco category director for beer wine & spirits has criticised the wine industry for its lack of innovation and failure to communicate properly with consumers.

LIWF 2012 - RUSSIA: Domestic wine producers hail record harvest

22 May 2012

Russia’s wine market will continue to grow this year, helped by a record grape harvest and support from the country’s authorities, according to a new report.

LIWF 2012 - BRAZIL: Wine imports face protectionist tax rises

22 May 2012

Brazil is at the centre of a growing wine trade war over Government plans to restrict imports to the country.

LIWF 2012 - UK: Tetra Pak unveils 75cl wine cartons

22 May 2012

Tetra Pak has launched what it claims is the first 75cl wine carton for the UK market.

LIWF 2012 - Product Launch - UK: Treasury Wine Estates' Beringer Classics

22 May 2012

Treasury Wine Estates' Beringer Classics

LIWF 2012 - CHINA: Chinese wine market boom to continue - report

22 May 2012

China will continue to dominate growth in emerging market wine sales over the next five years, according to Euromonitor International.

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