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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...

Off the shelf wine tasting

Off The Shelf with Walker & Wodehouse (Postponed)

In light of the COVID-19 situation in the UK, this event has been postponed.    The welfare of our colleagues, customers and suppliers is critical and, whilst the situation around Coronavirus/COVID-19 continues to develop, we are going to be following government guidelines to exercise caution and take...

Meet the new producers!

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 foray into exciting...

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...

Harvest 2019 Southern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere: Harvest 2019 Overview

By Jessica Broadbent     The Southern Hemisphere's 2019 vintage will be characterised by freshness and vibrance.   Challenging, cooler than average temperatures have affected most countries, alongside abundant rainfall that balanced out typical warm climates. In South Africa, however, there has been a break from the droughts that affected...