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Bowmore's 'most delicate'

Published:  01 June, 2012

Bowmore has released a Small Batch Reserve (rrp £32.99) an expression, which is deemed to be its "most delicate" and "best balanced" to date.

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British and International Distillers Association set up for craft distillers

Published:  01 June, 2012

 


A new trade association is being set up from September for small and craft spirits producers to represent the interests of the growing number of boutique distillers in the United Kingdom.

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Piccini launches Memoro Vino Bianco

Published:  01 June, 2012

The family owned vineyard Piccini has launched a white partner for its Piccini Memoro Rosso Vino d'Italia, which was launched last year.

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Consumers reluctant to try lower-alcohol wines

Published:  01 June, 2012

The lower-alcohol wine category will reach a natural cap due to consumer reluctance to try lighter style products, new research has indicated.

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Asda adds 60 IPL wines to range

Published:  01 June, 2012

Asda has added over 60 International Produce Limited (IPL) wines to its range.

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Sterling ends week poorly against dollar and yen

Published:  01 June, 2012

Sterling had a fairly poor week weakening against the US dollar to a four month low and dropping against the Japanese yen to a 14 week low.

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Kingsland Wines completes £1m project

Published:  01 June, 2012

Following an investment in excess of £1m, Kingsland Wines and Spirits has completed the installation of 42 new stainless steel tanks to help increase capacity at its bottling plant.

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Benevolent Society AGM date announced

Published:  01 June, 2012

The 125th Annual General Meeting of the Wine & Spirit Trades' Benevolent Society has been announced.

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Ramsgate Brewery breaches Portman Code

Published:  01 June, 2012

A Ramsgate Brewery beer, Dark Conspiracy has breached alcohol responsibility rules for featuring East End gangsters, the Kray twins on its pump clips.

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London on-trade resilient for Mentzendorff

Published:  01 June, 2012

The prestige London on-trade is proving a particularly resilient part of the market for Mentzendorff.

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Consumers reluctant to try low-alcohol wines

Published:  01 June, 2012

The lower-alcohol wine category will reach a natural cap due to consumer reluctance to try lighter style products, new research has indicated. 

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Mentzendorff benefits from London on-trade resilience

Published:  01 June, 2012

The prestige London on-trade is proving a particularly resilient part of the market for Mentzendorff.

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Wines from Rioja focuses on premiumisation for 2012 campaign

Published:  31 May, 2012

Educating consumers towards premiumisation is the focus of this year's Wines from Rioja marketing campaign.

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Wine trade concerned over alcohol statistics

Published:  31 May, 2012

Alcohol awareness charity Drinkaware has warned that having a few glasses of wine can be classed as binge drinking.

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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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