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£100,000 of Scotch whisky stolen

Published:  12 February, 2010

More than £100,000 worth of whisky has been stolen from a Scottish transport depot.

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Hallgarten Druitt buys Novum Wines

Published:  11 February, 2010


Hallgarten Druitt has bought Novum Wines for an undisclosed sum.

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New Zealand must not hike up Pinot Noir prices

Published:  11 February, 2010

New Zealand must not miss its opportunity to strengthen its position as the world's leading producer of affordable Pinot Noir, members of the UK wine trade have claimed.

 

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New Zealand must not hike prices on Pinot Noir

Published:  11 February, 2010

New Zealand must not miss its opportunity to strengthen its position as the world's leading producer of affordable Pinot Noir by pushing prices up members of the UK wine trade have claimed.

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Aussie producer bemoans bulk wine "dealers"

Published:  11 February, 2010

One of Australia's leading producers has blamed bulk wine dealers for dragging down the country's image.

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Disaronno launches £6 million campaign

Published:  10 February, 2010

First Drinks has launched a £6 million initiative for its Italian liqueur, Disaronno.

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Leading figures to appear at inaugural Champagne Summit

Published:  10 February, 2010

Leading trade figures are appearing at next week's Champagne Summit, an event bringing together key players and buyers to look at maximising sales and profit from the category.

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Redundancies announced at Thierry's

Published:  10 February, 2010

Wine agency Thierry's has made four voluntary redundancies as it diverts resources into its sales team.

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UK wine industry given EU boost

Published:  10 February, 2010

English winemakers are to be given a £1.4 million boost with the launch of a training scheme to help them improve their viticultural skills and business flair.

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Beware the looted Meister

Published:  09 February, 2010

The trade is being warned about being offered stocks of stolen Jagermeister, following a theft from a lorry in Lincolnshire.

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Indians 'want sweeter wines'

Published:  09 February, 2010

Importers need to research the taste profiles of what Indian consumers would like to drink instead of pushing European-style wines, Robert Joseph has said.

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Wines in the Press- February 5-7

Published:  09 February, 2010

Guardian

Victoria Moore is having a rummage through the Wine Society warehouse at its Stevenage HQ. She says there are several un-surprises, including many of the society's own labels such as a Chilean Sauvignon Blanc, made by Viña Leyda, and ­Argentine Malbec, made by Susana Balbo - "nothing but the best for the WS".

 

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German Wine Institute launches intern initiative

Published:  09 February, 2010

The German Wine Institute (GWI) has launched an initiative aimed at giving young foreign wine industry professionals work experience at a top German wine estate.

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Berrys predicts spectacular Bordeaux 2009

Published:  09 February, 2010

Bordeaux 2009 could be a "spectacular" vintage, according to Berry Bros & Rudd sales director Simon Staples, who has had exclusive access to some of the wines.

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JF Hillebrand wins new retail contracts

Published:  08 February, 2010

JF Hillebrand, the specialist logistics provider to the beverage industry, has been awarded new contracts from two of the UK's largest retail chains.

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Intercontinental Brands permitted to use Vodkat name

Published:  08 February, 2010

InterContinental Brands has been permitted by the High Court to continue using the Vodkat name, despite losing a legal battle against Diageo.

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Villa Maria joins forces with Journeys of Distinction

Published:  08 February, 2010

Villa Maria has joined forces with the luxury travel company Journeys of Distinction, to put together a new wine holiday package to New Zealand.

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Hallgarten Druitt takes on Oveja Negra

Published:  08 February, 2010

Hallgarten Druitt has been appointed by Maule-based winery VIA Wines to distribute its Oveja Negra brand.

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GIV boss steps down after 14 years

Published:  05 February, 2010

Emilio Pedron, the 65 year-old boss of Gruppo Italiano Vini (GIV) is stepping down after fourteen years at the helm of Italy's biggest wine group.

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Chase signs with Mangrove

Published:  05 February, 2010

The spirits portfolio of Herefordshire's Chase Distillery is to be handled by Mangrove, the specialist spirits division of Coe Vintners.

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