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Diageo investors in protest vote over "excessive" executive pay outs

Published:  16 September, 2013

Shareholders and investors in the drinks giant, Diageo, are to vote later this week on what they claim is an "excessive" level of payout for former chief executive, Paul Walsh.

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Moët-Hennessy to launch home grown sparkling wine to Indian wine market

Published:  16 September, 2013

Moët-Hennessy is to try and introduce home grown sparkling wine to the Indian wine market next month with a range of new Non Vintage sparkling wines produced in the Nashik region.

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Savour 2013 confirms new link up between Australian wine and Tourism Australia

Published:  16 September, 2013

Savour 2013, Wine Australia's largest event international event, kicked off last night in Adelaide with the official announcement of a new advertising campaign partnership with Tourism Australia.

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UK's best Spanish wine players celebrated in Harpers' Spanish Wine Awards

Published:  16 September, 2013

Waitrose, The Wine Society, Cambridge Wine Merchants, Camino Group and Matthew Clark were some of the stand out winners in Harpers inaugural Spanish Wine Awards to celebrate the best operators in the Spanish wine category in the UK.

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Robinsons to spend £7m upgrading its north west pub estate over the next two years

Published:  13 September, 2013

Robinsons, the regional brewing business in Cheshire, is to invest £7 million on pub refurbishments during 2013 and 2014 as it looks to revamp and upgrade its offer across its 340 pub estate.

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Las Bodegas looks to grow its specialist Argentinian wine business with bigger team

Published:  13 September, 2013

Specialist Argentinian wine agency, Las Bodegas, is looking to expand its sales team so that it can better service its growing number of independent wine merchant and on-trade customers.

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Dany and Michel Rolland on the look out for investments in Napa Valley

Published:  13 September, 2013

Investing in California's Napa Valley is next on the list for Bordeaux oenologists and consultants Dany and Michel Rolland, owners of the Rolland Collection.

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Ten German wineries chosen to compete for UK listings in 'Get it On' competition

Published:  13 September, 2013

Wines of Germany has announced the finalists in its "Get it on" competition to try and help German producers gain distribution and listings in the UK.

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Zuccardi comes out top in Gaucho's Argentine Winemaker awards

Published:  13 September, 2013

The Gaucho Group of premium Argentinian steak restaurants celebrated the very best in Argentinian wine making with their own wine awards ceremony earlier this week.

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Published:  12 September, 2013

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Music executive wins Oddbins' Palate of the year competition

Published:  12 September, 2013

Chloe Dickson, a 27-year-old music-publishing executive from Highbury, North London, overcame nearly 10,000 other competitors to win Oddbins "the Palate", competition to find the best amateur wine palate in the UK.

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Wino Rhino sent packing from Beautiful South tasting

Published:  12 September, 2013

Not everyone has been greeted with open arms at the Beautiful South tasting at London's Olympia this week. Spare a thought for this loveable rhino who fell the wrong side of the law whilst quietly going about its business at yesterday's week's show.

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Published:  12 September, 2013

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Joel Kissin returns to London with the launch of Boulestin

Published:  12 September, 2013

Famed restaurateur Joel Kissin marked his return to London's restaurant scene last night with the official launch party of Boulestin on St James Street in London.

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Arniston Bay launches its first lower-alcohol wine based drink

Published:  12 September, 2013

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Arniston Bay launches its first lower-alcohol wine based brand

Published:  12 September, 2013

Arniston Bay, the South African wine brand, has extended its product range with Infusions, a new wine-based drink with an ABV of 5.5.%.

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Tesco's Harris & Hoole coffee chain withdraws bid to get an alcohol licence

Published:  12 September, 2013

Harris & Hoole, the London and South East coffee chain which is 49% owned by Tesco, has withdrawn a controversial application to serve wine and beer in its Twickenham outlet.

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Chile is fastest changing wine producing country claim CYT winemakers

Published:  11 September, 2013

The Chilean wine sector is the fastest changing wine producing country in the world, according to two of Concha y Toro's leading winemakers.

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Glasgow launches pilot scheme to encourage drinkers to switch to lower alcohol brands

Published:  11 September, 2013

Scottish drinkers are being urged to swap their usual drink for a lower alcohol version as part of a pilot campaign launched this week by the Scottish Government Alcohol Industry Partnership (SGAIP).

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Cape Legends looks to be South Africa's largest fine wine player

Published:  11 September, 2013

Cape Legends, the South African premium wine brand division of Distell, is looking to do what it claims is "something different" in promoting wines from the country.

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