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Wine shows signs of recovery - Rabobank

Published:  27 July, 2010

The wine industry is showing signs of recovery but high-end wine sales are still struggling in 2010, according to Rabobank's latest wine report.

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Currency update, July 26: pound rallies

Published:  26 July, 2010

Currency update for July 26: Sterling jumped sharply on Friday after stronger than expected economic data saw demand surge for the pound.

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Wines in the press - July 22-25

Published:  26 July, 2010

Guardian
According to Victoria Moore, what's pleasing about old wine is that it feels as if it talks to you.

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Moët gets new CEO

Published:  26 July, 2010

Daniel Lalonde takes up his new post as chief executive officer at Champagne house, Moët et Chandon today.

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New campaign for Wine Australia

Published:  23 July, 2010

Wine Australia is celebrating the personalities and places which define Australian wine in the first burst of a new marketing campaign.

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New president for the CIVB

Published:  23 July, 2010

The Bordeaux Wine Council has elected Georges Haushalter as its new president.

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Consumer confidence falls over fears of further economic cuts

Published:  23 July, 2010

Consumer confidence has fallen for the first time since April 2009 according to latest figures released by the British Retail Consortium and Nielsen.

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Connoisseur Estates takes on Adelaide Hills producer

Published:  22 July, 2010

Connoisseur Estates has been appointed as the UK agent for Sidewood Estate from the cool climate Adelaide Hills region of South Australia.

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Pernod Ricard announces sale of Bodegas Marques de Arienzo

Published:  22 July, 2010

Pernod Ricard has announced the cash sale of its Bodegas Marques de Arienzo winery in Spain for €28 million.

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Currency update, July 22: sterling falls again

Published:  22 July, 2010

Currency daily update for July 22 from Smart Currency Exchange: sterling fell yesterday after the minutes from the Bank of England's latest policy meeting on interest rates showed a dampened outlook for growth.

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Castel buys Barton & Guestier

Published:  21 July, 2010

Diageo has sold the Barton & Guestier Bordeaux wine business to French wine giant Castel Freres for an undisclosed sum.

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Tavernello launches Tetra-Pak campaign

Published:  21 July, 2010

Italian brand Tavernello, has announced the launch of a six-figure advertising and sampling campaign to highlight the benefits of the Tetra-Pak.

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Welsh government urged to learn from NZ wine industry

Published:  21 July, 2010

Committee likens Wales to New Zealand's north island

Wales should promote its wine, cider and beer industries to mirror the success of countries like New Zealand, according to a committee of National Assembly members.

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Disaronno launches international cocktail competition

Published:  21 July, 2010

Disaronno has announced the launch of an international contest, that will put professional bartenders to the test.

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Currency update, July 21: sterling recovers losses

Published:  21 July, 2010

Currency daily update for July 21 from Smart Currency Exchange: sterling recovered from Monday's losses yesterday as concerns over European bank stress tests saw investors taking profit from the stronger euro.

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Hotel TerraVina duo win Gastronomy Team of the Year

Published:  20 July, 2010

Sommelier Laurent Richet and chef de partie Neil Cooper from Hotel TerraVina in Hampshire have won the Academy of Food & Wine's 2010 Gastronomy Team of the Year.

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Tim How joins Enotria

Published:  20 July, 2010

Majestic's former chief executive Tim How has joined Enotria as deputy chairman.

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WSET announces freeze on prices

Published:  20 July, 2010

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust has put a freeze on the pricing of WSET courses, examinations and materials for the coming academic year.

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Home Office takes over control of alcohol licensing

Published:  20 July, 2010

The government has confirmed that the Home Office will take over responsibility for the Licensing Act 2003, which regulates the sale of alcohol in England and Wales.

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Pernod Ricard to use Facebook in anti drink-driving campaign

Published:  20 July, 2010

Pernod Ricard UK is to use social networking sites to target 18 to 24-year-old drivers in the the latest phase of its Accept Responsibility campaign.

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