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Iconic Sussex restaurant closes

Published:  11 January, 2012

One of the most famous restaurants in the south east of England has closed down.

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Morrison Bowmore Distillers appoints Rachel Barrie as master blender

Published:  11 January, 2012

Morrison Bowmore Distillers (MBD), producers of Auchentoshan, Bowmore and Glen Garioch Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, has appointed Rachel Barrie as master blender.

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Pernod Ricard's Simon Thomas new Benevolent chair

Published:  10 January, 2012

Pernod Ricard UK's deputy managing director Simon Thomas has been appointed the new chairman of the Benevolent.

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Thierry's expands senior management team

Published:  10 January, 2012

Thierry's has boosted its senior management team with the appointment of Martin Horner as sales director and Yobana Bermúdez in the newly-created role of technical manager.

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British Retail Consortium - December figures up, but 2012 will remain "challenging"

Published:  10 January, 2012

UK retail sales values rose in 2011 against December 2010, but 2012 will prove an "equally challenging" year, according to the British Retail Consortium.

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Sterling remains strong amid renewed Euro zone fears

Published:  10 January, 2012

Sterling again traded close to a 16 month high against the euro yesterday with investors concerned over the single currency, following further negative news from the euro zone.

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Wines in the press, January 6-8, 2012

Published:  10 January, 2012

The Guardian

The first week in January must be the worst week for a drinks column, says Fiona Beckett.

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Havana Club launches tourist guide to Cuba app

Published:  10 January, 2012

Havana Club, has launched a new Cuban tourist iPhone app - 'Havana Club's Guide to Havana' - an insiders' guide to its essential bars, clubs, restaurants and cultural destinations.

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EU resolves White Zinfandel row

Published:  09 January, 2012

A dispute over the use of the term White Zinfandel in the European Union has been resolved.

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Alcohol units should be revised, say MPs

Published:  09 January, 2012

MPs have called for alcohol unit guidelines to be reviewed and the public to avoid alcohol for at least two days a week.

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Oxford Wine Company appoints MW as buyer

Published:  06 January, 2012

The Oxford Wine Company has appointed Marcia Waters MW as its new wine buyer.

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Online wine retailers slash prices in January sales

Published:  06 January, 2012

Online retailers are leading the way in slashing prices for the January sales, offering up to 60% discount, while for the high street merchant it's back to business as usual.

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Slurp announces online orders up 162%

Published:  06 January, 2012

Online retailer Slurp, has announced record sales over the Christmas period, with orders up 162% in December and a revenue leap of 73.4%.

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New board for Napa Valley Vintners

Published:  06 January, 2012

Napa Valley Vintners has appointed a new board for 2012, headed by Rick Jones of Jones Family Vineyards.

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Sainsbury's in sensible drinking push

Published:  06 January, 2012

Sainsbury's has teamed up with Drinkaware, Diageo and Heineken to push a new responsible drinking campaign in-store.

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Sterling hits 16 month high against euro

Published:  06 January, 2012

Sterling rose to the highest level against the euro for 16 months, hitting €1.2113/£1, the highest since late 2010.

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Sterling hits 16 month high against euro

Published:  06 January, 2012

Sterling rose to the highest level against the euro for 16 months, hitting €1.2113/£1, the highest since late 2010.

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Jacob's Creek seals deal with Andre Agassi

Published:  05 January, 2012

Jacob's Creek has confirmed a three-year partnership with former Wimbledon champion, Andre Agassi.

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'Super-star' fine wine prices plummet as market crashes

Published:  05 January, 2012

Lafite 2008's 45% drop in value is the "pin-up for what's gone wrong in the market", according to Liv-ex's co-founder.

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Calling all independent wine merchants

Published:  05 January, 2012

Harpers is carrying out exclusive research into the size, specialisms and successes of the independent sector in conjunction with the Specialist Importers Trade Tastings.

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