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Wines in the press March 11-14

Published:  15 March, 2011

The Guardian
Fiona Beckett says St Patrick's Day provides even non-beer drinkers the excuse for a statutory glass of Guinness, but thinks stout deserves more respect than a once-a-year flutter.

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Spain's Bodega Numanthia looks to widen distribution across specialist UK wine trade

Published:  15 March, 2011


Premium Spanish wine producer, Bodega Numanthia, is looking to widen its distribution of Toro region wines across the UK specialist wine trade.

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Supermarket giants support health initiative

Published:  15 March, 2011

Seven of the UK's supermarket giants have joined the Government's controversial responsibility deal.

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Champagne Bureau (CIB) announces jump in UK demand

Published:  15 March, 2011

Champagne producers will attend today's Champagne Bureau (CIB) annual tasting in a celebratory mood, after it was announced volumes in the UK jumped last year in spite of the recession.

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Sterling regains ground due to secure UK credit rating

Published:  15 March, 2011

Sterling regained ground after falling to a four month low yesterday of €1.1506/£1 against the euro.

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Bushmills launches 'Make it 2 Bushmills' competition

Published:  14 March, 2011

Bushmills master distiller ,Colum Egan, has launched a global competition - 'Make it 2 Bushmills' - that will see him take the distillery on tour.

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Pub and restaurants outperform retail sector

Published:  14 March, 2011

Pubs and restaurants are outperforming the retail sector, as February sales showed a 3.1% increase, against a backdrop of a 0.4% drop in overall retail sales.

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JD Wetherspoon extends contract with Retail Eyes

Published:  14 March, 2011

JD Wetherspoon has renewed its contract with the customer experience improvement specialist, Retail Eyes for a further two years.

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Sterling hits six week low against euro

Published:  14 March, 2011

Sterling hit a six week low against the euro and a three week low against the US dollar on Friday as markets began to push back expectations over interest rate hikes in the UK.

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NZ producers feeling optimistic as 2011 vintage begins

Published:  14 March, 2011

The 2011 New Zealand grape harvest is underway with producers feeling buoyed by a stronger than expected sales performance, however profitability remains an on-going concern.

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Health lobby slams government's drinks responsibility deal

Published:  14 March, 2011
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Oddbins issues holding statement from managing director Simon Baile

Published:  11 March, 2011

Oddbins has released a holding statement whilst it continues its restructuring plans:

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Complaints for irresponsible drinks marketing hits record low

Published:  11 March, 2011

Complaints about irresponsible alcohol marketing have dropped to a record low, as the trade seeks advice in advance, according to the Portman Group.

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Harveys set out to revitalise sherry

Published:  11 March, 2011

Maxxium UK is hoping to encourage consumers to re-evaluate sherry with a new marketing push for Harveys.

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Austria Wines push by the glass sales

Published:  11 March, 2011

Austrian Wines is on a mission to boost by the glass sales with the launch of a national on-trade promotion.

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Sterling slips as interest rates kept on hold

Published:  11 March, 2011

Sterling slipped yesterday after the Bank of England kept interest rates on hold at 0.5%.

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Oddbins future to be set today, March 11

Published:  11 March, 2011

Oddbins managing director Simon Baile has told Harpers Wine & Spirit the results of the strategic review will be revealed today, March 11.

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Oddbins looks to resurface after loss of 39 stores

Published:  11 March, 2011

Rival chains are running the rule over the Oddbins estate after the troubled company put 39 stores on the market and rumours continued to circulate about the remaining 89.

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Chilcas Estate rejoins Bibendum portfolio

Published:  10 March, 2011

Chilcas Estate has rejoined the Bibendum portfolio following a relaunch of the brand by owners VIA.

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Mixxit launches professional menu maker tool

Published:  10 March, 2011

Maxxium UK is rolling out an online drinks menu service that will be available for pubs and bars nationwide.

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