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Foster's beer and wine division to split

Published:  26 May, 2010

Australian brewer Foster's is to separate its wine arm from its beer business.

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Brintex report LIWF a 'successful event'

Published:  25 May, 2010

Organisers of the 30th London International Wine Fair and Distil, Brintex, has reported a successful event, even though visitor numbers were down by 1%.

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David Hennigan wins UK Restaurant Manager of the Year

Published:  25 May, 2010

David Hennigan of The Crown at Whitebrook and Celtic Manor in Monmouthshire, has won the 2010, UK Restaurant Manager of the Year.

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Wines in the Press- May 20-23

Published:  25 May, 2010

The Guardian
A salad with fruit, rocket and ham covered in dressing is better eaten with a wine that instead of being bone-rattlingly dry, has a small amount of residual sugar, says Victoria Moore.

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Global Brands launches premium wine division

Published:  24 May, 2010

Global Brands has announced the launch of a new premium wines division just weeks after its acquisition of premium drinks agency Inspirit Brands.

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Sainsbury's and Tesco at odds over minimum pricing

Published:  24 May, 2010

Two of the UK's biggest retailers have revealed opposing views on the controversial subject of minimum pricing for alcohol.

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Win a trip to Spain with González Byass

Published:  24 May, 2010

González Byass is offering a trip for six independent merchants to visit the Spanish wineries in its portfolio.

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Inverarity Vaults takes turnover to £7.4 million

Published:  24 May, 2010


Inverarity Vaults, Scotland's largest independent wine merchant, achieved a turnover of £7.42 million in 2009, an increase of 4%.

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Six out of ten want health warnings on drink

Published:  24 May, 2010

Six out of ten UK adults think that alcohol packaging should contain cigarette style health warnings , according to a new YouGov SixthSense report.

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Staying in is the new going out, research finds

Published:  21 May, 2010

New figures appear to show that staying in is the new going out - with consumers spending more on wine to drink at home.

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Gallo 'the most powerful wine brand in the world'

Published:  21 May, 2010

Gallo Family Vineyards, the American winemaker, has been awarded the title of the most powerful wine brand in the world - for a fifth consecutive year.

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Embrace the on-trade or be "doomed"

Published:  21 May, 2010

Industry warned on-trade wine sales are declining every year

The trade must wake up and work harder to improve its offering or face doom, Wine Intelligence said at the London Wine Fair.

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Prince and Duchess to visit Glenlivet Distillery

Published:  21 May, 2010

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will open a new extension to The Glenlivet Distillery on June 4 during a visit to Speyside, Scotland.

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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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