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News from the Jascots Buying Team

With Christmas round the corner, it’s a good time to remind you all of some of the product development that’s been going on over the last few months. Below are some highlights of recent and forthcoming product news, followed by a short look at wine production around the world in 2014.   PRODUCT NEWS Tarabilla […]

Autumn Trade & Press Tasting 2014

Leading figures in the London hospitality industry flocked to our Autumn/ Winter Trade & Press Tasting to sample a selection of the portfolio – including scores of new vintages, some improved blends, and 16 brand new wines. As well as fine tuning ranges for the festive season, there was also a sneak preview of our […]

Going Back To Your Roots

The eating out sector has changed dramatically in recent years, casual dining has grown its share of the market and formal full-service dining has had a hard time keeping up. At Jascots we have a strong client base of casual dining outlets and to ensure we are spearheading this new trend, we act as the […]

Chilean Charm Offensive

Last month, Chilean producer Concha y Toro hosted a blind tasting discussion with key members drawn from across the UK trade in a bid to understand how to crack that elusive +£10 wine barrier. Why is it that beyond the £10 mark, Chile’s on-shelf representation suffers a dramatic decline? And how can it alter such […]

French Masterclass – Harper’s Magazine at the Tobacco Dock

By Raul Diaz – Jascots’ Training Manager & Head Sommelier. “I was invited by Harper’s Magazine to host a Masterclass about French wines at the French Discoveries wine fair last week.  I thought that it would be a good idea to share with you the main ideas of the wine class.  There a couple of […]

Specialist Wines Restaurants and Hotels

  Surely a great wine is a great wine no matter whether you drink it at home or in a restaurant? Yes, of course but there are some aspects that are more important to our on-trade (restaurants, hotels, bars etc.) customers than they would be to a retailer: NOT IN SUPERMARKETS! Our restaurant customers do […]

Choosing Wine to Compliment your Food Menu – Miles says how it is

Yesterday’s Trade & Press Tasting – Photos hot off the press

What a great day yesterday – thank you all for coming.  Here are some super photos from the day…                                                                         […]

JASCOTS shortlisted for the ‘National Wine Merchant of the Year’ category in the 2013 Decanter Retailer of the Year Awards

  Today (23.05.13) Jascots has been shortlisted for the ‘National Wine Merchant of the Year’ category in the 2013 Decanter Retailer of the Year Awards.’ Decanter Magazine said, “A huge number of nominations were received for retailers in each of the five different categories. Earlier this month our panel of judges gathered to evaluate each […]

Jascots WINNER of UK ON-TRADE SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR – The Drinks Business awards 2013

  Jascots WINNER of UK ON-TRADE SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR – The Drinks Business awards 2013 Yesterday at the Drinks Business Awards ceremony at the London International Wine Fair, it was announced that Jascots won the  UK On-Trade Supplier of the Year for 2013.  The citation read “Jascots’ fantastic presentation managed to convey the company’s […]