Posted on Mon 13th Mar 2017 at 11:10
With the triggering of Article 50 now imminent, companies from all industries are bracing themselves for the as yet unknown effects of our leaving the European Union. While there is much cause for pessimism, particularly with tariff-free trade at risk, a new study has found that the wine industry is in surprisingly good shape to face the challenges ahead.
Posted on Tue 28th Feb 2017 at 15:53
Signature Wines would like to extend a hearty congratulations to Wines Rack’s new West Byfleet store, which has just been named ‘Best Small Store Design of the Year’ at the Retail Interior Awards. This new concept store hosted a special wine tasting event last Friday which Dominic Thranum; Business Development Manager for Signature Wines, attended to showcase two Stobi Wines already stocked by Wine Rack.The wine tasting event was a big success and a great way for the store to showcase its wine knowledge and to prese
Posted on Tue 28th Feb 2017 at 12:24
If you want to learn more about our wines and prepare yourself for the Specialist Importers Trade Tasting (SITT) then read this short Q & A. It gives you an insight into our wines, what wine will get you talking at the event, exciting new developments coming to Signature Wines and what wines we recommend for on and off trade.
Posted on Tue 28th Feb 2017 at 12:20
A leading wine distributor has recently released figures suggesting that gastropubs are driving a boost in the consumption of premium wines.
Posted on Tue 28th Feb 2017 at 12:17
We are delighted with the Harpers article on Eastern Mediterranean wines this month which heralds the praises for our Stobi Vranec wines.“Macedonia continues to focus on the tannic, polyphenol-packed Vranec grape.Macedonia has made more inroads into the UK market: its wineries sell into M&S and other supermarkets while a range of whites, rosés and reds, including two Vranec from producer Stobi’s (based in the Tikveš region) are available through the on-trade and independents.” The Vranec grape is in fact used in four of the Stobi wines, available to buy from Signature Wines who
Posted on Tue 28th Feb 2017 at 11:14
To spread the word about Stobi Wines arrival into the UK this autumn, Signature Wines will be exhibiting at The Wine Gang Fair in London on 9th November 2013.
Posted on Tue 28th Feb 2017 at 09:04
We are delighted to announce that three wines from the Stobi collection of red wines have won Bronze awards in The Sommelier Wine Awards 2014 (SWA).The Stobi Syrah Barrique, 2011 vintage is a beautiful example of this classic grape with its inviting deep colour. Featuring aromas of blackberry and raspberry with a twist of spice this wine has real appeal. It is vibrant and beautifully balanced with refined tannins and a long finish.The Stobi Vranec, 2011 and Stobi Vranec Veritas Reserve, 2011, are both made with the Vranec grape which is indigenous to the Balkans region where Stobi’
Posted on Tue 21st Feb 2017 at 13:57
We are delighted to be featured in this month’s issue of Scottish Licensed Trade News.
Posted on Tue 21st Feb 2017 at 13:54
The 2014 London Wine Fair went back to its roots and back to Olympia this month. With a superb range of the world’s best wines, in addition to master classes and MWs there was plenty to soak up and a great chance for the Signature Wines team to do some serious networking and continue to spread the word on how Stobi is making a real impact on the challenging UK wine market.Signature Wines Business Development Manager, who summarises his account of the day below, attended the 3 day event and took the opportunity to m
Posted on Tue 21st Feb 2017 at 13:48
Writing in Harper's, Tim Atkin has recently suggested we must all be held responsible for the proliferation of cheap wine that is flooding the market. Not only have the bigger retailers engaged in a loss-leading price war on bottles of wine, he argues, but "importers, agents, journalists, PR people and retailers have all failed to make a collective case for trading up".Anyone who has seen consumers enter their shop and immediately start browsing the selection by price will know what kind of culture this has created. As the recent UK Wine Market Landscape 2014 report demonstrated, we live i