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Laura Heywood blog: taking green to the extreme

Published:  31 May, 2012

When someone tells you they're playing music to their vines to encourage growth you'd be forgiven for thinking that they've gone a bit doolally. Could this be one step too far in the pursuit of vinous perfection?

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CIVB launches Dine with Bordeaux 2012

Published:  31 May, 2012

The Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) is looking for independent wine retailers and restaurants to team up and host a Dine with Bordeaux consumer event.

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Peter Gago: natural methods shouldn't govern winemaking

Published:  31 May, 2012

Penfolds chief winemaker Peter Gago has a lot of respect for natural winemaking, but believes it shouldn't govern the process of making a good wine.

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Sainsbury's announces regional winners of Great British Beer Hunt

Published:  31 May, 2012

Sainsbury's has announced the regional winners of its 2012 Great British Beer Hunt.

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Wines from Spain launches consumer awards

Published:  31 May, 2012

Wines from Spain is cashing in on the "buzz" around Spanish food and culture with a new set of consumer-focused wine awards.

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Sterling continues slide against dollar and yen

Published:  31 May, 2012

Sterling continued to weaken off to a four month low against the US dollar and a three month low against the Japanese yen.

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Oddbins hunts for Britain's best amateur wine taster

Published:  30 May, 2012

Independent wine merchant Oddbins has launched The Palate, a competition to find the country's best amateur wine taster.

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Bordeaux Wines to sponsor Film4 Summer Screen

Published:  30 May, 2012

Bordeaux Wines is to be the official wine sponsor for the Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House alongside American Express.

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London Cocktail Week announces new partnership for 2012

Published:  30 May, 2012

London Cocktail Week is to partner Covent Garden's Seven Dials, which will become the official hub for the event in its third year.

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Sainsbury's winemaker Lucy Clements moves to Cornerstone

Published:  30 May, 2012

Sainsbury's winemaker Lucy Clements is leaving the supermarket to go to a Californian wine business.

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China Tang's Lazareth wins Absolut cocktail competition

Published:  30 May, 2012

Yoann Lazareth from China Tang has been crowned the winner of the Absolut Elyx Cocktail Competition, which coincides with the launch of the super-premium vodka.

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Mateus Rosé unveils new look

Published:  30 May, 2012

First Drinks-owned Mateus Rosé Original has moved to a screwcap enclosure and redesigned its packaging to celebrate its 70-year anniversary.

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Sterling weakens against dollar and yen

Published:  30 May, 2012

Sterling weakened against the US dollar and Japanese yen dropping to a ten and fourteen week low respectively.

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Guy Anderson Wines launches Piggy Bank

Published:  29 May, 2012

Guy Anderson Wines has unveiled Piggy Bank, a range of wines that aims to engage wine drinkers through social media while raising money for good causes.

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O Fournier offers shares in vineyards

Published:  29 May, 2012

Argentinian producer, O Fournier is to offer 84 investors the chance to buy vineyards plots at its Santa Sofia Estate.

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Number of wine importers to China skyrockets

Published:  29 May, 2012

Vinexpo Asia-Pacific to is to give centre stage to the Chinese wine market after a Rabobank report revealed the number of importers has grown by around 73% in one year.

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Sterling strengthens against dollar and yen

Published:  29 May, 2012

Sterling strengthened slightly against the US dollar and Japanese yen yesterday.

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Jacob's Creek claims 2012 vintage 'best in recent memory'

Published:  29 May, 2012

Jacob's Creek has declared 2012 one of the best vintages in recent memory.

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Wines in the press, May 24-27

Published:  29 May, 2012

The Guardian
Fiona Beckett asked our leading supermarkets for recommendations for street party wines under a fiver.

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WaverleyTBS saw 5.5% growth in 2011

Published:  28 May, 2012

Independent drinks distributor WaverleyTBS has announced a 5.5% growth in pre-tax profits to £4.2 million for 2011.

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