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Luxardo Original Sambuca wins double gold in San Francisco

Published:  01 April, 2011

Luxardo Original Sambuca has won a double gold medal in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) 2011.

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FindWine to launch FindWine 'Demons'

Published:  01 April, 2011

Online retailer FindWine is to launch FindWine 'Demons', an initiative based upon the Naked Wines model that helps winemakers find a route to market.

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Sterling falls as UK data disappoints

Published:  01 April, 2011

Sterling fell to a five month low against the euro yesterday as euro-region inflation data left investors betting that the European Central Bank will raise interest rates before the Bank of England.

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Campo Viejo sponsors London Spanish Film Festival

Published:  31 March, 2011

Rioja wine brand Campo Viejo is sponsoring the upcoming London Spanish Film Festival Spring Weekend which runs from April 1-3.

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Pernod Ricard to push premium spirits

Published:  31 March, 2011

Pernod Ricard plans to push the growth of premium spirits in the UK to match the USA's consumption with the launch of a new on and off-trade initiative.

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Treasury launches rosé wine for younger females

Published:  31 March, 2011

Treasury Wine Estates latest launch Bella Vie, a rosé wine targeting young female consumers, will not be released to major multiples.

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Sainbury's cocktail bay sees spirit sales lift

Published:  31 March, 2011

Sainsbury's has announced and 8% increase in volume in its spirits category following the nationwide launch of its cocktail bay in stores three weeks ago.

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Early interest in Oddbins as CVA fails

Published:  31 March, 2011

Potential buyers for Oddbins are already making enquiries about taking on the stricken off-licence chain as a going concern.

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The British Beer & Pub Association launches 'Pub Life' competition

Published:  31 March, 2011

The British Beer & Pub Association has launched a photography competition and exhibition - Pub Life, in support of the British public house.

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Sterling hits high due to UK service sector growth

Published:  31 March, 2011

Sterling recovered from Tuesday's five month low against the euro and strengthened by 0.7% to hit a high of €1.1424/£1.

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Oddbins creditors will get less through administration

Published:  30 March, 2011

Accountancy firm Deloitte has revised to 7.5p in the pound the amount creditors will get if Oddbins goes into administration.

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Laithwaites appoints managing director

Published:  30 March, 2011

Laithwaites Wine has appointed a new UK managing director, Glenn Caton.

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Sailor Jerry to launch live music events

Published:  30 March, 2011

Sailor Jerry, has announced it will host Sailor Jerry Presents, a series of live music events across the UK, as part of a £1.5million spend for 2011.

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Corporate hospitality is not a bribe, says minister

Published:  30 March, 2011

Accepting corporate hospitality from suppliers will not put wine and spirits buyers in breach of the new Bribery Act, the government has stressed.

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Sterling falls to five month low against euro

Published:  30 March, 2011

Sterling fell to a five month low against the euro yesterday on expectations that UK interest rate rises would lag the euro zone.

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Crabbie's to sponsor Hibs

Published:  29 March, 2011

Crabbie's has agreed a deal with Scottish Premier League side Hibernian as the club's official sponsor for the next three years.

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Weak data raises concerns over UK recovery

Published:  29 March, 2011

Sterling hit a five month low against the euro and a two month low against the US dollar.

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Pernod helps Japan earthquake victims

Published:  29 March, 2011

Pernod Ricard is to donate ¥60 million (£460,000) to support the Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami relief effort.

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Wines in the press March 26-28

Published:  28 March, 2011

The Guardian
There was a time when matching food and wine was simple; white wine with fish, red with meat.

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Diageo to invest £3.5m on Caol Ila distillery

Published:  28 March, 2011

Diageo is to invest £3.5million in expanding and upgrading its Caol Ila distillery.

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