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Wines in the press - November 11-14

Published:  14 November, 2011

The Guardian

There's an odd term sometimes used in the trade about bottles that aren't particularly showy, and that is "food wine", says Fiona Beckett.

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Red Stag ramps up party night sponsorship

Published:  11 November, 2011

Red Stag by Jim Beam is aiming to increase brand awareness among its target audience in the run up to Christmas through sponsoring a series of cult party nights.

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Major TV ad campaign for Bell's

Published:  11 November, 2011

Diageo GB is aiming to maximise the relevance of Bell's blended scotch whisky to its target audience through a new heavyweight marketing campaign.

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Diageo launches £1.35m campaign to re-invigorate Bell's

Published:  11 November, 2011

Diageo GB is to re-invigorate and re-position Bell's blended scotch whisky through a new £1.35m TV ad campaign, to help grow the category.

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Salentein to up Argentine on-trade presence

Published:  11 November, 2011

Mendoza-based wine group, Salentein, is to extend its on-trade presence by supplying Wine Studio - the premium hotel and restaurant distribution arm of Matthew Clark.

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WSTA issues guidance on fine wine fraud

Published:  11 November, 2011

To help consumers wake up to fine wine fraud, the WSTA has launched a wine investment guide.

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WSTA launches wine investment guide

Published:  11 November, 2011

The Wines and Spirit Trade Association WSTA, has launched a wine investment guide to help consumers investing in fine wine.

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James Martin cooks beer and food matching dinner for students

Published:  10 November, 2011

Chef and presenter of BBC1's Saturday Kitchen, James Martin, cooked up a bespoke four-course beer and food matching dinner for students at the London School of Hospitality and Tourism.

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Sterling falls against dollar after markets go into tailspin

Published:  10 November, 2011

Sterling hit the highest level against the euro for eight months, but fell sharply against the US dollar after a torrid day on the markets.

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Playboy Club invites non-members to wine evenings

Published:  10 November, 2011

London's Playboy Club is opening its doors to non-members with the launch of its monthly wine evenings.

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Ginger Joe set for TV debut

Published:  10 November, 2011

Alcoholic ginger beer Ginger Joe is making its TV debut next week, with a series of playful ads were customers are asked to donate hair to the mascot's moustache.

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Iberica restaurant to open Iberica Canary Wharf

Published:  10 November, 2011

Spanish restaurant, Iberica is to open its second site in Canary Wharf this month.

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Wines of Chile reveals independent merchant winners

Published:  10 November, 2011

Wines of Chile has named the winners of its second independent merchant awards, which took place throughout the month of September.

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Naked Wines named Online Business of the Year

Published:  09 November, 2011

Norwich-based wine retailer Naked Wines, has been named the UK's Online Business of the Year at the Orange sponsored, National Business Awards 2011.

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Courvoisier pushes punch using Dickens link

Published:  09 November, 2011

Courvoisier is continuing with its misson to promote punch with a new, Christmas-themed Charles Dickens tour around London.

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The George of Stamford wins Champagne Taittinger wine list award

Published:  09 November, 2011

Condé Nast Johansens has announced The George of Stamford, Lincolnshire as the overall winner of the 30th Champagne Taittinger Wine List Award, 2012.

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Blog: Behind the scenes at Jancis Robinson MW Wine Future tasting

Published:  09 November, 2011


Wine styles and varieties that "deserve more attention" were the focus of the 15 wines chosen by Jancis Robinson MW for her major tasting at Wine Future in Hong Kong

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Results of German Wine Institute Pinot Noir tasting announced

Published:  09 November, 2011

German Pinot Noir came up trumps at a recent International Pinot Noir tasting, with seven of the judges' top 10 wines coming from Germany.

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Glenfiddich announces 2011 Malt Mastermind winner

Published:  09 November, 2011

David Sinclair of The Bar at the Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland, has won this year's Glenfiddich Malt Mastermind.

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Jack Daniel's sponsors "ultimate theatre challenge"

Published:  08 November, 2011

Jack Daniel's Single Barrel is linking up with The Old Vic to sponsor what it describes as "the ultimate theatre challenge".

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