Round-Up - London International Wine Fair 2013

Round-Up - London International Wine Fair 2013

The LIWF took place at London's ExCeL centre this week. Here just-drinks offers a round-up of our full coverage of the event

Comment – Wehring's Way – The London International Wine Fair is Dead, Long Live the London Wine Fair

23 May 2013

As the curtain came down on the London International Wine Fair, not only for this year, but forever, on Wednesday, I couldn't help but feel a twinge of sadness: No more would I have to wend my way to the veritable desert of East London.

LIWF 2013 - UK: Visitor numbers down, but positive signs for 2014

24 May 2013

Visitor numbers at this year's London International Wine Fair (LIWF) fell year-on-year as organisers branded it "the most challenging show to date".

LIWF 2013 - UK: Tesco wine chief backs minimum pricing

22 May 2013

The boss of Tesco's wine unit has said the group remains "supporters" of minimum unit pricing, while claiming the measure would not boost the company's profits.

LIWF 2013 - UK: World Cup, Olympics could help Brazil triple wine exports

22 May 2013

Brazil is aiming to triple its wine exports on the back of next year's World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics, the country's wine body has said.

The just-drinks Interview - Dan Jago, UK & group wine director at Tesco - Part II

22 May 2013

Earlier this week, just-drinks sat down with the UK and group wine director for Tesco, Dan Jago. Part one of our interview ran yesterday, while today (22 May), we hear Jago's views on minimum unit pricing, the launch of lower-abv wines and the state of the nation in the UK.

LIWF 2013 - GLOBAL: Bio-cork has plastic in its sights

22 May 2013

A new bio-plant closure for wine bottles could replace plastic corks if oil prices continue to rise, its maker has claimed.

LIWF 2013 - UK: Consolidation predicted for English wine industry

22 May 2013

Consolidation and a "few failures" in the English wine industry are likely, despite the country producing some of the world's best sparkling wine, a producer has argued.

LIWF 2013 - UK: Indian wine growers look to nation's youth

22 May 2013

India's nascent wine industry remains small but can benefit from a growing interest among the country's youth, Indian vineyard owners have said.

LIWF 2013 - UK: QR codes can halt counterfeiting - expert

21 May 2013

Unique QR codes on alcohol packaging are the only way to eradicate fakes, a counterfeit expert has said.

The just-drinks Interview - Dan Jago, UK & group wine director at Tesco - Part I

21 May 2013

To coincide with this week's London International Wine Fair, just-drinks managed to secure some time yesterday (20 May) with Dan Jago, the UK and group wine director for Tesco. In the first of this two-part interview, we look at Jago's time in the wine industry, Tesco's relationship with the wine consumer in the UK, and the 'E' word.

LIWF 2013 - UK: New guild puts gin on the agenda

21 May 2013

The head of a new UK trade body for gin has said that the spirit requires its own representation, because it is “more complex” than vodka.

LIWF 2013 - UK: Wine can capitalise on low-calorie opportunity

20 May 2013

Wine producers should concentrate on flagging up the category's low-calorie credentials, instead of looking at lowering abvs, a Mintel analyst has argued.

LIWF 2013 - UK: Wine grabs off-trade shelf space share from beer, cider

20 May 2013

Wine's share of space on UK supermarket shelves has grown in the last year at the expense of beer and cider, according to an industry analyst.

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