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Aged malt release for Glenfiddich

Published:  27 January, 2010

Glenfiddich has released a new batch of its 30-year-old whisky and a limited number of bottles of 40-year-old.

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Terroirs is runaway winner at Harpers' drink list awards

Published:  27 January, 2010


Terroirs, the London wine bar and restaurant devised by the team at Les Cave de Pyrene which has taken London by storm, was the runaway winner at last night's Drinking out Excellence Awards held at the Soho Hotel by Harpers Wine & Spirit.

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Le Palais du Jardin is Westfield's latest premium restaurant

Published:  26 January, 2010

Le Palais du Jardin is the latest premium restaurant to open at London's Westfield shopping centre offering award winning French cuisine to the already near 50 eateries at the site.

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Scotch wins legal protection

Published:  26 January, 2010

Scotch producers have been given an export boost after Malaysia and Thailand granted permission for the term "Scotch whisky" to be registered and protected as a geographical indication of origin.

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Australian initiative to asses viability of its wineries

Published:  26 January, 2010

With Australia suffering its worst ever grape glut a new initiative has been unveiled to help drain the country's wine lake.

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Wines in the Press, January 23-24

Published:  26 January, 2010

What the national wine critics have had to say in this week's WINES IN THE PRESS

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Winning retailers lined up for first Top Merchants day

Published:  25 January, 2010

Corks Out, Arthur Rackham and Oxford Wine Company will be three of the keynote speakers at the first Top Merchants business day being held by Harpers Wine & Spirit and sponsors GIV at the Malmaison hotel in Birmingham on February 8.

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Absolut and Spike Jonze collaborate on short film

Published:  22 January, 2010

Absolut has launched a creative collaboration with director Spike Jonze which will premier at the Sundance Film Festival this week.

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Asia's wine consumption to increase by 25% in five years

Published:  21 January, 2010

Asia's wine consumption is set to grow by 25% in the next five years in stark contrast to a predicted fall in European wine drinking, according to new figures released today by Vinexpo.

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DIAM wine closures judged Natamycin free

Published:  21 January, 2010

The fungal antibiotic, Natamycin that was found in a number of South American and South African wines was ruled not to have been connected to the DIAM closure.

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McKeon gets top Asda drinks job

Published:  21 January, 2010

Asda has appointed Adrian McKeon as its new BWS category director.

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Portman hits back at ad attack

Published:  21 January, 2010

The Portman Group has defended self-regulation of drinks advertising by the industry after a report in the British Medical Journal said that regulations on the advertising and marketing of alcoholic drinks are failing.

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WSTA appoints new policy manager

Published:  20 January, 2010

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has appointed Laura Davies as its new policy manager.

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Laithwaites re-launches website

Published:  19 January, 2010

Independent wine merchant Laithwaites Wine has re-launched its online superstore to improve customer interaction, and celebrate the "new digital decade".

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Diageo wins court case against Intercontinental Brands

Published:  19 January, 2010

Diageo has won a landmark High Court legal battle with Intercontinental Brands over a vodka-based spirit.

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WSTA questions mandatory code

Published:  19 January, 2010

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association, WSTA, has questioned the Government's proposed mandatory code for alcohol by calling for more rigorous preventative laws to tackle alcohol misuse.

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FQR franchisees braced for independence

Published:  19 January, 2010

Most of the 88 franchised stores licensed by First Quench Retailing are expected to continue as independent off-licences, it has been confirmed.

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Published:  19 January, 2010

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Published:  19 January, 2010

Chablis winners announced

Published:  19 January, 2010

The winners of the annual Chablis Wine Contest, covering the 2007 and 2008 vintages, have been announced.

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