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Diageo Reserve Brands to sponsor Goodwood

Published:  21 May, 2010

Diageo Reserve Brands has announced a three year sponsorship agreement with the Goodwood Estate.

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Tesco backs call for end of below cost alcohol sales

Published:  21 May, 2010

Supermarket giant Tesco has become the first major UK retailer to support the new coalition government's commitment to ban the sale of alcohol below cost.

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New Turkish wine generic a winner at LIWF

Published:  21 May, 2010

The new generic wine brand, Wines of Turkey, scooped a 72% award rate for wines under its umbrella at the London International Wine Fair LIWF, this week.

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Trade welcomes government price pledge

Published:  20 May, 2010

A coalition government proposal to ban below cost-price selling of alcohol has been welcomed by the Wine & Spirit Trade Association.

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Indian wine 'a force to be reckoned with'

Published:  20 May, 2010

India might be described as the last frontier in the wine world, but a postive showing at this year's London International Wine Fair has done the region the power of good.

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Fairtrade deal is a Big Issue for Fairhills

Published:  20 May, 2010

Fairhills, the Fairtrade wine brand, has teamed up with the Big Issue magazine in a deal that will see all its street vendors kitted out with new, branded uniforms.

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Wine Intelligence sparks fine wine debate

Published:  20 May, 2010

Research firm comes under fire for describing fine wine as anything above £10

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Teacher's promotes malt link

Published:  20 May, 2010

Teacher's whisky is to try to raise awareness of the links between blended and malt whisky through a giveaway promotion.

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Indies told 'be proud to be different'

Published:  19 May, 2010

Independent wine merchants have been told their unique strength lies in the fact they are so different from any other part of the industry.

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Heritage makes a wine fine, say consumers

Published:  19 May, 2010

Heritage is the key factor for consumers when considering whether a wine is "fine" or not, according to Wine Intelligence research.

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Experts: UK is 'still the place to be'

Published:  19 May, 2010

The UK market is still the place to be for global wine producers - despite high duty rates and pricing issues - experts have agreed.

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UK wine drinking population 'stuck' at 28 million

Published:  19 May, 2010

The UK's wine drinking population has probably peaked at around 28 million, according to new analysis from Wine Intelligence.

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China not a "one billion" market

Published:  19 May, 2010

Importers may have to wait up to 15 years to make a profit in China

Potential Chinese wine consumers are currently a drop in the ocean but opportunities for growth of imported wines will exist in the next 10-15 years, Wine Intelligence announced at the London Wine Fair.

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Industry urged to unite to survive climate change

Published:  19 May, 2010

Wrap urges wine industry to reduce its environmental impact to "save itself"

Speaking the the London Wine Fair, the green organisation warned the industry it would not survive if it did not reduce its environmental impact.
Nicola Jenkins, Wrap project manager, warned delegates that climate change was already having a significant impact on wineries.

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Producers warned to be aware of wine faults at bottling

Published:  18 May, 2010

Producers need to be made more aware of wine faults that can occur at the time of bottling, says the global director of NomaSense Business, at enclosures producer Nomacorc.

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'Cautious optimism' at this year's LIWF

Published:  18 May, 2010

There is a "cautious optimism" among traders at this year's London International Wine Fair.

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English wines score highly at IWC

Published:  18 May, 2010

English wines impressed the judges at the International Wine Challenge, scooping two gold medals.

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Maker's Mark invades Shoreditch

Published:  18 May, 2010

Maker's Mark Bourbon is taking over London's trendy Shoreditch district with an advertising and sampling campaign.

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France heads International Wine Challenge medals table

Published:  18 May, 2010

France has once again emerged as the most successful country in this year's International Wine Challenge.

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French wine is 'aspirational and proper'

Published:  18 May, 2010

French wine is considered an aspiration for a new generation of wine drinkers, new research has revealed.

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