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APP Wine Law launches producer's legal guide

Published:  30 March, 2012

Specialist law firm, APP Wine Law, has launched a free guide to help producers understand the risks involved when taking on UK agents or distributors.

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LIWF organisers bullish despite show shrinking

Published:  30 March, 2012

London International Wine Fair organisers are confident this year's show will be a success despite the show shrinking by 7.5 to 10% after high-profile exhibitors pulled out.

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Blavod launches Red Leg spiced rum

Published:  30 March, 2012

Blavod Wines and Spirits has launched premium brand Red Leg, a spiced Caribbean rum, to the on-trade.

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UK disposable income falls to 1921 low

Published:  30 March, 2012

Sterling has had a turbulent week, alongside data showing the UK's disposable income has fallen to its lowest level since 1921.

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Amarula targets restaurants with new recipes

Published:  30 March, 2012

South African cream liqueur Amarula has teamed up with celebrity chef Jo Pratt to develop a series of recipes for the UK on-trade.

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SWA marks 100th anniversary with US made single malt

Published:  29 March, 2012

The first Scottish-style single malt has been made at the George Washington's Distillery, marking the 100th anniversary of the Scotch Whisky Association.

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Second 28-50 restaurant to open in Marylebone

Published:  29 March, 2012

Restaurateurs Xavier Rousset and Agnar Sverrisson, are to open their second 28-50 Wine Workshop and Kitchen in Marylebone, two years after their first.

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Sterling weakens against majority of currencies

Published:  29 March, 2012

Sterling had a poor day yesterday weakening off against the majority of currencies as the fourth quarter GDP figures for 2011 were unexpectedly revised down to -0.3%; furthermore, annual GDP figures were also revised down to 0.5%.

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Blossom Hill in £1.2m rosé wine push

Published:  29 March, 2012

Blossom Hill is hoping to drive the appeal of rosé to a wider audience this summer with a £1.2 million marketing campaign.

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New English vineyard to target independents

Published:  28 March, 2012

England's largest vineyard is planning to target independents when it releases its first sparkling wines in 2017.

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Light and fresh styles on Pernod's radar

Published:  28 March, 2012

Pernod Ricard is turning its attention to "premium light and fresh wines" on the back of recent sales figures that show the £6.50-£8.50 price bracket is the fastest-growing segment by value in the UK.

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Sterling hits high, then loses ground

Published:  28 March, 2012

Sterling hit a four-and-a-half month high against the US dollar yesterday, before losing ground and ending the day where it started.

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Matthew Clark to distribute Freixenet range

Published:  28 March, 2012

Matthew Clark, is to distribute cavas and still wines from Freixenet Group, across all sectors of the on-trade.

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Neil McGuigan: Consumers need education that 'less is more' on flavour

Published:  27 March, 2012

Consumers need to be educated that 'less is more' when it comes to trading up, according to Australian Vintage boss Neil McGuigan.

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Call for entries - Sud de France Retailer of the Year

Published:  27 March, 2012

Harpers Wine & Spirit is calling for independent wine merchants to take part in the Sud de France Festival, with the chance of winning Sud de France Retailer of the Year 2012.

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Newly opened Cinnamon Soho unveils team

Published:  27 March, 2012

Vivek Singh has revealed the names in his new team at the recently-opened modern Indian restaurant Cinnamon Soho.

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Markets shift to risk aversion

Published:  27 March, 2012

Sterling had a mixed day yesterday, strengthening and weakening against a variety of currencies as the markets shifted from risk appetite to risk aversion.

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Enotria employs international staff for Settesoli

Published:  27 March, 2012

Enotria has appointed two staff internationally to be responsible for sales of its Sicilian joint venture project Cantine Settesoli.

 

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Wines of Germany launches Riesling Summit

Published:  27 March, 2012

Wines of Germany is launching the UK's first Riesling Summit, aimed at the trade.

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Wines of Germany launches Riesling Summit

Published:  27 March, 2012

Wines of Germany is launching the UK's first Riesling Summit, aimed at the trade.

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