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International Grenache Day celebrations kick off

Published:  21 September, 2012

Organisers of today's third annual International Grenache Day are hoping to better last year's event when more than 23,000 producers, wine merchants, restaurateurs and consumers from over 30 countries took part.

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WineStars Twist selects Argentinian wineries

Published:  20 September, 2012

Eleven Argentinian wineries looking for UK distribution have been shortlisted in a competition to gain listings with independent and multiple retailers in the UK on and off-trade.

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Bordeaux Index moves to state-of-the-art warehouse

Published:  20 September, 2012

Fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index is moving its entire stock to a new, state-of-the-art storage facility, signalling its intent to continue its expansion in the fine wine market.

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Inter Oc to hold first London Pays d'Oc IGP trade tasting

Published:  20 September, 2012

Inter Oc, the Interprofessional body for Pays d'Oc IGP wines is holding its first London Pays d'Oc IGP trade and press tasting, in a bid to raise awareness of the quality of its wines.

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Mike Matthews on Argentina's WineStars competition

Published:  20 September, 2012

Following on from the success of May's inaugural WineStars competition at the London International Wine Fair, competition founder Catherine Monahan brought her unique event - this time WineStars Twist - to Lord's for the Wines of Argentina tasting.

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Wines from Spain Awards announces winning wines

Published:  19 September, 2012

Judging for the Wines from Spain Awards is now complete, with 110 winning wines chosen and 19 selected as 'champions' for their outstanding examples.

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First South African wineries to show new ethical seal at Cape Wine

Published:  19 September, 2012

The first 26 wines to be receive the new, traceable ethical seal in South Africa will be on show at next week's Cape Wine trade exhibition in Cape Town.

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FSA issues warning on Czech spirits

Published:  19 September, 2012

The Food Standards Agency is advising travellers to or from the Czech Republic to avoid drinking locally-produced hard spirits following a spate of alcohol-related deaths.

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Drambuie enjoys sales growth in difficult conditions

Published:  18 September, 2012

Whisky liqueur company Drambuie has reported a 9% increase in operating profit for the full year, ending June 30. However, global sales volumes were flat due to the crisis in the Eurozone.

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Bibendum to showcase family wineries at artisan tasting

Published:  18 September, 2012

Bibendum is set to welcome more than 40 producers for its Artisan tasting on September 24 in London.

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Business chiefs and economists head line up at WSTA conference

Published:  18 September, 2012

Pernod Ricard UK's Denis O'Flynn, Alison Levett of Enotria and Glenn Caton of Laithwaite's are three of the keynote speakers at next week's Wine & Spirit Trade Association conference.

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Bibendum confirms sale of Argento

Published:  17 September, 2012

Bibendum Wine has confirmed it has sold the Argento Wine Company to the Argentine group, Inversora Agroindustrial Sudamerican.

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Momentum builds for third Grenache Day

Published:  17 September, 2012

The global wine trade is gearing itself up for the third Third International Grenache Day (G-Day) that aims to increase awareness and appreciation of the grape.

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Bibendum adds Paul Jaboulet Aîné and Château La Lagune to portfolio

Published:  17 September, 2012

Bibendum Wine has announced two major additions to its French portfolio; Rhône producer Paul Jaboulet Aîné and Bordeaux third growth Château La Lagune.

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Drambuie reports profit hike of 9%

Published:  17 September, 2012

Whisky liqueur company Drambuie has reported a 9% increase in operating profit for the full year, ending June 30.

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Chivas Regal launches 'Made for Gentlemen' series

Published:  17 September, 2012

Pernod Ricard owned brand, Chivas Regal, has launched the first in a annual series of limited editions under its new Made for Gentlemen concept.

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Wines in the press, September 14-17

Published:  17 September, 2012

The Guardian
The problem about being a food and drink writer is that time away tends to be a bit of a busman's holiday, says Fiona Beckett.

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New head sommelier at Suffolk's The Swan

Published:  14 September, 2012

François Belin has been appointed to the new post of head sommelier at The Swan at Lavenham in Suffolk.

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FirstCape Wine launches 'most aggressive' distribution push to date

Published:  14 September, 2012

FirstCape Wines, is to launch its most aggressive independent and wholesale distribution drive in its 10 year history, which includes rolling out a free stock deal initiative.

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Former Champagne PR joins Nyetimber

Published:  14 September, 2012

Nyetimber English Sparkling Wine has announced the appointment of Christian Holthausen as its marketing and communications manager.

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