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Liberty Wines to sell oldest Rivesaltes collection

Published:  16 October, 2012

Liberty Wines is to sell a limited collection from Roussillon producer Maison Cazes comprising the oldest Rivesaltes vintages in existence.

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Wines in the press, October 13 -15

Published:  16 October, 2012

The Guardian


Fiona Beckett had never previously thought much about how older people can suffer from loss of appetite, let alone about how their palates may change.

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United Wineries looks to Russia, China and USA for growth

Published:  15 October, 2012

Spanish firm United Wineries has restructured its senior team as it turns its focus away from the UK and other mature markets and on to the faster-growing economies of Russia, China and the USA.

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Jim Beam Honey sees off-trade launch

Published:  15 October, 2012

Spirits distributor Maxxium UK has launched Jim Beam Honey into the off-trade following its on-trade success.

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Robinsons Brewery wins Business of the Year award

Published:  15 October, 2012

Robinsons Brewery has been awarded Business of the Year at the Stockport Business Awards 2012 for demonstrating all-round business excellence and impressive achievements.

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HMRC launches Scotch whisky consultation

Published:  15 October, 2012

HM Revenue & Customs is calling for Scotch whisky producers to respond to a new consultation designed to further protect them from inferior competitors.

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Port producers can learn lessons from whisky industry

Published:  12 October, 2012

Port producers should look to the whisky industry for packaging and marketing inspiration in order to safeguard the Douro's future.

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William Curley team wins Wines of Roussillon Dessert Trophy

Published:  12 October, 2012

The Wines of Roussillon Dessert Trophy 2012 has been won by pastry chef Sarah Frankland and sommelier Robert Giorgione of William Curley.

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Alcohol harm in baby boomers costs NHS most

Published:  12 October, 2012

Problem drinking among baby boomers is costing the NHS 10 times more than binge drinking in 16-24 year-olds across England, says Alcohol Concern.

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Restaurants starting to phase out discount vouchers

Published:  12 October, 2012

High street restaurant operators are phasing out discount deals in order to return to standard pricing, says Horizons.

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Restaurateurs begin pulling back on two-for-one deals

Published:  12 October, 2012

Restaurateurs are pulling back on two-for-one deals and money-off vouchers because they risk eroding the value of a restaurant's brand image, according to foodservice consultancy Horizons.

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Laithwaite's Wine joins forces with Classic FM

Published:  11 October, 2012

Actor Simon Callow is to present an 11-part series called Tasting Notes on Classic FM in association Laithwaite's Wine.

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Dourthe: 'patience and hard work critical' in 2012

Published:  11 October, 2012

The year 2012 for Dourthe has been one of "hard work" in the vineyards, according to Patrick Jestin, chief executive officer of Vins et Vignobles Dourthe.

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Jordan Wine Estate to help women enter wine industry

Published:  11 October, 2012

South Africa's Jordan Wine Estate has launched an initiative to help young women, both in the UK and at home, get into the wine industry.

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Matthew Dickinson: why some wine business survive and others become extinct

Published:  11 October, 2012

 

One of the essential values of the modern wine industry's founding fathers, if indeed they thought that way at all, was creativity.

 

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Restaurant Show news: hospitality industry must nurture emerging talent

Published:  10 October, 2012

As many as two thirds of the UK's catering colleges will go bust within the next five years "if the government keeps on cutting funds".

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Sainsbury's introduces mid-tier own label wines

Published:  10 October, 2012

Sainsbury's has introduced a new mid-tier into its own label wine range, which will sit between its House and Taste the Difference brands.

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Nyetimber first English producer to halt 2012 harvest

Published:  10 October, 2012

Nyetimber is the first English producer to announce the decision to skip this year's harvest on the back of the summer's bad weather, due the sub-standard quality of grapes and lack of volume.

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Bill Hardy vows to protect family name

Published:  10 October, 2012

Bill Hardy, winemaker and family member at the leading Australian wine brand, is intent on safeguarding his heritage and has no intention of stepping down from the firm his family built.

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Stevens Garnier launches Brazilian wine range

Published:  10 October, 2012

UK agent Stevens Garnier has launched a range of wines from Brazilian producer Aurora, in a bid to be at the forefront of interest surrounding the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.

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