News

Covid-19 Updates

The welfare of our colleagues, customers and suppliers is incredibly important to us. We are closely following government updates on the COVID-19 situation in the UK. We are aware that the current situation is likely to have an enormous impact on the drinks industry as...

Vinonomics 2020 – UK Wine Pricing Uncovered

The more you pay, the better wine you get.   This might sound obvious enough, but considering the cost of packaging, logistics, VAT, total margins and excise duty, you get considerably more bang for your buck with premium products. With the recent budget announcement, duty will be frozen...

Meet the new producers!

By Elisa de Luca     From big names to rising stars, we're kicking off the year with a bang, by adding 13 new producers to the Walker & Wodehouse portfolio. Our buyers have ventured into some of the most extreme corners of the globe, marking our first...

2020 Drinks

What are 2020’s drink trends going to be?

Using cutting-edge in-house tools Mode* and Pourtraits**, our sister company Bibendum’s insight team have been analysing the lists of the UK’s most influential bars and restaurants, to discover the hottest new drinks trends before they hit the mainstream.     Top 10 drinks predictions for 2020:     1. Influence from...

Christmas Table and red wine

Account Manager Top Five Wines: Winter Warmers

Those frosty mornings and dark evening are upon us, so why not winter-proof your shelves with some big, bold reds?   We asked Emily Bonsor, Account Manager for the South West and South Wales, for a round-up of her favourites below.     1. Battle of Bosworth - Puritan Shiraz   Who? Battle...

Wine Tasting

Autumn Tasting: The Highlights

This week's Autumn Tasting at The Drop Wine Bar was a real blast! We tasted over 60 wines and a selection of spirits, including our Christmas Specials and Exclusive Selection. The venue was buzzing with chatter and clinking, while some of our favourite South African...