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Havana Club and Gilles Peterson launch album under global arts initiative

Published:  21 November, 2011

Pernod Ricard owned, Havana Club, has launched a double album of Cuban music with Gilles Peterson.

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Coma-inducing fake vodka seized in Salford

Published:  21 November, 2011

Around 150 bottles of fake vodka which could induce a coma have been seized in Salford.

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Design agency offers free branding for 'interesting' wine product

Published:  21 November, 2011

Drinks design agency Stranger & Stranger wants to shake up how wine brands are presenting themselves - and is offering its services for free to a company prepared to innovate.

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Sterling strengthens against US dollar as investors reverse bets

Published:  21 November, 2011

Sterling strengthened against the US dollar on Friday as investors who had placed bets against sterling reversed them ahead of the weekend.

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Antique Wine Company scores top lot at Burgundy auction

Published:  21 November, 2011

London's Antique Wine Company scooped the star lot at Burgundy's Hospices de Beaune auction yesterday.

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Tesco's wine fairs attract 20% more customers

Published:  18 November, 2011

Tesco attracted more than 10,000 consumers - up 20% on last year - to its five wine fairs this autumn, which boosted spending by 18%.

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Crewe wholesaler Rodney Densem acquires Telford Wines

Published:  18 November, 2011

Crewe-based Rodney Densem is to ramp up its coverage across the country with the purchase of Shropshire wholesaler Telford Wines.

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Campo: time to 'sex up' wine

Published:  18 November, 2011

Besuited fat old men with black teeth droning on about malolactic fermentation is the last thing the wine industry needs if it wants to educate and attract younger consumers.

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Oddbins' customers vote for Christmas wines

Published:  18 November, 2011

Oddbins is tapping into customer power once more, by asking them to vote for the wines to go into its Christmas case.

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Future of National Wine Month uncertain

Published:  18 November, 2011

The future of National Wine Month hangs in the balance after WSET boss Ian Harris said he will no longer run it.

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Accolade Wines announces £4.5million revamp for Hardys Nottage Hill

Published:  18 November, 2011

Accolade Wines has announced a £4.5million packaging and promotion revitalisation of its Hardys Nottage Hill range.

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Jascots to offer 24/7 delivery during Olympic and Paralympic Games

Published:  18 November, 2011

Independent wine merchant Jascots is to offer a 24 hours a day, seven days a week, delivery service to its clients throughout the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Sterling boosted by rise in UK retail sales

Published:  18 November, 2011

Sterling strengthened yesterday after stronger than expected retail sales figures provided positive news on the UK economy.

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Edinburgh New Town Cookery School launches beer and food course

Published:  17 November, 2011

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School, (ENTCS) has made its Scottish beer and food evening courses a permanent addition to its events calendar.

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Learn more about Aussie wines

Published:  17 November, 2011

The trade is being offered the chance to find out more about Australian wine from leading wine writers and educators in Wine Australia's new one day wine school running later this month.

 

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It's Funkin festive

Published:  17 November, 2011

Capitalising on the on-trade festive cocktail market is Funkin with its Christmas Cocktail Starter Pack, (rtp £99.99).

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Berry Bros' Simon Staples moves to Hong Kong

Published:  17 November, 2011

Simon Staples, Berry Bros & Rudd UK sales director, is moving to Hong Kong to head up and expand its burgeoning Hong Kong and Macau divisions.

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Trade ushers in Beaujolais Nouveau

Published:  17 November, 2011


Beaujolais Thursday is being marked with a flurry of on-trade events, restoring some of the sheen to day that many in the UK trade feel has been steadily losing its gloss.

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Freixenet: Cava rules should be relaxed

Published:  17 November, 2011

A leading figure in Cava has called for regulations to be relaxed, claiming they are stifling the region's producers.

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High UK unemployment data puts pressure on sterling

Published:  17 November, 2011

UK unemployment continues to grow hitting 17 year highs as the private sector is unable to take up the slack from those being made unemployed in the public sector.

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