Category Archives: UK wine

Private labels – back to Australia and back to wine

Introduction Welcome to the fifth and final article in the private label series for Wine2030, a forward-looking wine research network at the University of Adelaide. I have asked questions throughout this series and started to answer some of them – it … Continue reading

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The key to success – building and retaining customer loyalty

“Private label has existed in Europe since the beginning of the 19th century. But it wasn’t until the 1970s when Sainsbury penetrated the European market that private label became an important part of grocery retailing. As in Australia, private label … Continue reading

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The evolution of selected private label companies and complex portfolios

Introduction The first two articles in this discussion (links provided at the end of this article or find under Categories: ‘Private labels’ on the right hand side of this page) have set the scene for why Australians in general and … Continue reading

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Private labels – what are they?

The topic of private labels in the wine industry was introduced in the previous article. This series of articles is being released as part of a Wine2030 (University of Adelaide) initiative to invite discussion around this current and emotive development … Continue reading

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Private labels – what’s the problem? Is there a problem? What about wine?

Introduction In recent months a number of articles and reports have caught my attention relating to private labels/home brands and the wine industry. Private labels are simply defined as retailer brands – the definitions and types of private labels are … Continue reading

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Say it properly! Merci!

I feel like a rant, provoked by a couple of recent articles. According to the UK’s Telegraph online there is widespread mispronunciation of wine words in England – basically because most wine words we have commonly adopted are French, Italian, Spanish … Continue reading

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Learn about the UK wine trade at Plumpton

Plumpton College in south east England is offering a course to learn about the UK wine trade. The four month course covers marketing, grapegrowing and winemaking with a UK focus.  It is expected to appeal to people from wine-producing countries outside the … Continue reading

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