Author: Jack Merrylees

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Majestic Rolls Out Collection From Stores

From today Majestic Wine, the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, will be allowing customers to collect orders from their local store. This will be the first time the business will be allowing visitors to any of their almost 200 nationwide branches since the 23rd March. Majestic initially closed its doors to customers two days before the government introduced lockdown measures, in a bid to protect […]

Thursday 21 May 2020

Majestic and Moët & Chandon Launch 2,000 Bottle Fundraiser For The Drinks Trust

Majestic Wine and Moët & Chandon are working together to raise money for The Drinks Trust, with the proceeds from 2,000 bottles of Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial being donated to the charity. The aim is to support those areas of the industry hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak. The Drinks Trust, which was founded in 1886, works to provide care and support for people […]

Tuesday 19 May 2020

Deliveroo and Majestic Wine announce major expansion of delivery partnership

Deliveroo announces 50 new Majestic Wine sites on the Deliveroo app, bringing the total to 80 sites across the UK The Majestic range on Deliveroo has been extended to include more than 50 wines, champagnes and spirits, particularly helpful for customers at home due to COVID-19 The expansion means even more Deliveroo customers will be able to enjoy their favourite choices from Majestic Wine, delivered […]

Tuesday 12 May 2020

Fifteen Golds In Majestic Commercial’s Latest Awards Haul

Majestic Commercial, the on-trade division of Majestic Wine, today revealed a record number of gold medal wines awarded at the 2020’s Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) – the leading hospitality awards body. Over 60 of Majestic’s wines won awards in total.  The SWA is the UK’s only on-trade competition, which every year aims to focus on recognising the best wines stocked in pubs, restaurants and hospitality […]

Friday 1 May 2020

New Zealand Sauvignon Given New Lease Of Life At Majestic

Kiwi whites have sat atop the UK’s top-sellers list for over a decade, and although its demise has been often hinted at, there seems very little sign that Brits will be kicking their Sauvignon Blanc habit anytime soon. However, that doesn’t mean that any of us should be feeling New Zealand-fatigue, according to Majestic Buyer Beth Pearce MW. In an average week at Majestic, the […]

Monday 20 April 2020

‘Majestic At Home’ Video Tastings Launched

Whilst the doors of Majestic shops remain closed to members of the public in the face of COVID-19, the company has rolled out a series of video tastings from store staff to enable customers to ‘receive wine expertise, from phones to homes’. The ‘Majestic At Home’ videos are short tasting notes recorded by individual store staff on their smartphones, either from locked-down Majestic warehouses or […]

Sunday 29 March 2020

Majestic Customer Update

The following update was sent to all Majestic customers on Friday 27th March. On Wednesday morning the Government announced “off-licenses and licensed shops selling alcohol” can remain open.  However we still believe the right thing for our colleagues and customers is to keep our doors closed to customers at this time – and to continue to offer home delivery. We are working hard to continue […]

Wednesday 25 March 2020

Majestic Doors To Stay Closed To Walk In Public

An update below on why we have decided to remain closed at this time: This morning the government clarified that bottle shops and drinks retailers can stay open, under current lock down guidelines. Here is the statement for clarification: “All notable retailers with the exception – inc. Off-licences and licenced shops selling alcohol, including those within breweries “(https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/further-businesses-and-premises-to-close/further-businesses-and-premises-to-close-guidance) .   We still believe the right thing […]