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Jeroboams, the London-based wine merchant chain, has appointed Alex Turnbull to the position of Private Sales Manager.

Rosie Ferner has been promoted to managing director and co-owner of Favourite Beers in Cheltenham.

Nisa is celebrating the festive season with a raft of in-store alcohol deals to help its retailers drive footfall and sales throughout the Christmas and New Year period.

McColl’s Retail Group has announced a partnership with Uber Eats to offer home delivery of everyday convenience goods, including alcohol, from over 400 of its stores across the UK.

Waitrose has identified a number of key drinks trends from 2020, which it predicts will escalate into 2021.

Amathus Drinks has revealed the second of its new store openings will be in South Kensington, in February 2021.

Graft Wine is opening a pop-up wine shop in Surrey Hills.

Naked Wines has raised its forecast for the full sales year after revenue jumped by 80% in the first half as Covid-19 restrictions continue to boost at-home drinking.

Drinks writer and sommelier Bert Blaize has joined forces with a classic car showroom to open a new wine shop and deli in London’s Highgate.

Online drinks retailer 31 Dover has secured £2.7 million of new investment which it said would fund growth of the company.

Hanging Ditch Wine Merchants has closed its doors for good with owner Ben Stephenson admitting the store had become a casualty of Covid-19.

Spar has redesigned its own- label premium gin range.

Vivino has appointed Joshua Lincoln as its new UK managing director, as part of its strategy to invest in UK growth.

South Downs Cellars has expanded the floorspace within its Lindfield branch in order to offer an extended range of craft beers.

Berry Bros & Rudd has confirmed its Field Morris & Verdin (FM&V) arm will continue to represent nearly 100 global fine wine producers.

Waitrose is introducing a new interactive service with its exclusive ‘Cocktails at Home’ Experience Boxes, in partnership with John Lewis. 

Waitrose is expanding its on-demand grocery trial with Deliveroo in 25 new locations, taking the total to 30.

The Vineking has had its bid for “the most perfect site” accepted and is set to embark on “a huge project”.

The Oxford Wine Company (OWC) is opening a new shop in central Oxford.

Loki Wine Merchant is set to open its third store in the Birmingham area.

Berry Bros & Rudd has confirmed its decision to change its trade business model, following its internal review of Fields Morris & Verdin (FMV).

The final region Majestic Wine is focusing on for the Autumn phase of its 2020 range review is Spain.

The Whisky Exchange has reported a 41% increase in sales of cocktail bitters in 2020, compared with 2019, as cocktail fans “brought the bar to their homes”.

In the latest glimpse at Majestic Wine's 2020 range review for the Autumn months, DRN caught up with Beth Pearce MW to find out more about the new additions from Regional France.

Majestic Wine is gearing up to introduce the next tranche of wines from its 2020 range review, following the success of the first wines, which led to “marked sales increases across all completed reviews”.

Marks & Spencer is ramping up its product lines and BWS activity in advance of its Ocado launch on September 1, according to new data.

The early August heatwave saw beer and cider sales soar as the off-trade retained the buoyant position generated by lockdown.

Craft beer micro-chain The Epicurean has opened its third store in South Manchester on Manchester Road, Chorlton.

Tesco has said it plans to create an additional 16,000 permanent jobs to support “the exceptional growth” of its online business, according to reports.

Supermarket sales have slowed as shoppers settle into new post-lockdown shopping routines, but alcohol sales continue to outstrip the market.