Author: Bettina Hepburn

2018 Drinks Predictions Tested

Each Christmas season, the wine and spirits industry releases its drinks predictions for the year ahead. As a bit of a self-confessed stats and insights geek, I decided to look deeper into three of these prediction and tested their accuracy nine months into 2018. English sparkling wine has landed Bibendum announced last December that its […]

National Burger Day at Phipps

The origins of the humble burger There is a lot of debate about where and when the humble burger originated from. The first claim to fame was from the Mongol armies of 1200AD, keeping the raw meat under their saddles, flattening and tenderising the meat as they rode. It is not the archetypal patty and […]

31 Days of German Riesling wins IWC Consumer Campaign of the Year

On Tuesday 10th July, Wines of Germany UK won the IWC Consumer Campaign of the Year 2018 for the 31 Days of German Riesling. Now in its 7th year, 31 Days has picked up an enthusiastic following amongst trade and consumers alike. Some might remember when Amathus stores in London went ‘Naked for Riesling’ with […]