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Linthwaite House wins wine list of the year award

Published:  11 November, 2010

Linthwaite House Hotel in Cumbria is the annual winner of the Condé Nast Johansens Champagne Taittinger - 'Wine List of the Year' award.

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Sterling hits high due to quantitative easing speculation

Published:  11 November, 2010

Sterling hit the highest level against the euro since late September as speculation over near term quantitative easing eased following the Bank of England's inflation report.

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Scots reject minimum price for alcohol

Published:  10 November, 2010

The Scottish Parliament has rejected minimum pricing for alcohol in the final vote which was cast this afternoon.

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SNP's alcohol minimum price plan rejected

Published:  10 November, 2010

The SNP's plan for a minimum price on alcohol has been thrown out in the final vote at the Scottish Parliament today.

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Investors sell the single currency

Published:  10 November, 2010

Sterling rose to a six week high against the euro yesterday after concerns over debt in the Euro zone caused investors to sell the single currency.

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Champagne producers back to record growth by 2013

Published:  10 November, 2010

 

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Austrian grape harvest smallest in 25 years

Published:  10 November, 2010

This year's grape harvest in Austria is the smallest in 25 years, according to Austrian Wine's general manager, Willi Klinger.

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Scotch whisky distillers call on MSPs to reject minimum pricing

Published:  10 November, 2010

Scotch whisky distillers are calling on Scottish politicians to reject minimum pricing, as the final vote on the Alcohol Bill takes place today.

 

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Angostura begins European masterclass tour

Published:  09 November, 2010

Rum maker and producer Angostura, began a European tour starting in Scotland to educate bartenders in a brand education programme and rum tasting.

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Sterling hits five month high against euro

Published:  09 November, 2010

Sterling rose to a five month high against the euro yesterday as concerns over Irish debt dented the single currency and investors began to question the effect of debt in the Euro zone region.

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Wines in the press - November 5-7

Published:  09 November, 2010

The Guardian

The biggest buzz in the wine world right now is about "natural" wine, says Fiona Beckett, but there's some confusion about exactly what that means.

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Glengoyne sets the scene

Published:  08 November, 2010

Displaying the quintessential Christmassy scene on a tin, is the collectable Art of Glengoyne watercolour by Edinburgh based artist and illustrator Dave Brogan.

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Veuve Clicquot launches luggage label bag

Published:  08 November, 2010

Veuve Clicquot has two Christmas gift offerings.

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Richard Siddle, Chilean adventures: winery opening Errazuriz style

Published:  08 November, 2010


When I was first told that as part of the Errazuriz Don Maximiano winery opening event in Chile I would be expected to wear a dinner suit for the gala dinner, the prospect of lugging the full paraphernalia half way round the world did not flll me with excitement.

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Mums to spend less on alcohol this Christmas

Published:  08 November, 2010

A survey has unveiled that almost 100% of mums are tightening their belts when it comes buying alcohol this Christmas.

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Ex-First Quench stores fail to re-open

Published:  08 November, 2010

A year after First Quench Retailing went into administration, less than a third of its 1,400 stores have re-opened as off-licences.

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'Scotch Whisky' name awarded protection in China

Published:  08 November, 2010

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) and the Chinese Government have reached an agreement that will ensure the protection of the Scotch whisky name.

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Sterling hits nine month high against US dollar

Published:  08 November, 2010

Sterling strengthened to a nine month high against the US dollar last week helped by the Bank of England's decision to keep interest rates and UK Quantitative Easing on hold.

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Richard Siddle, Chilean adventures: winery opening Errazuriz style

Published:  08 November, 2010


When I was first told that as part of the Errazuriz Don Maximiano winery opening event in Chile I would be expected to wear a dinner suit for the gala dinner, the prospect of lugging the full paraphernalia half way round the world did not flll me with excitement.

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Rosé sales rocket for Norfolk producer

Published:  08 November, 2010

Norfolk-based wine producer, Broadland Wineries, has reported a big rise in sales of its rosé which is outselling its white and red bottles at a rate of three to one.

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