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Dalmore to invest £1 million in visitor attraction

Published:  02 August, 2010

The Dalmore distillery has announced a £1 million investment with the aim to create one of the country's best whisky related attractions.

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Wines in the press - July 28-August1

Published:  02 August, 2010

Guardian
There are many good things to drink when it is hot including iced coffee, Lapsang Souchong, non-alcoholic cocktails and of course wine, says Victoria Moore.

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Currency update, August 2: strong week for sterling

Published:  02 August, 2010

Currency update for August 2 from Smart Currency Exchange: investors positive about UK's prospects after sterling puts in a strong performance.

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FranceAgriMer to sponsor Royal Court Theatre

Published:  30 July, 2010

French trade body, FranceAgriMer has announced a partnership with London's Royal Court Theatre as part of its 2010 French Quality Wines UK campaign.

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Pound hits 5-month high vs. Dollar

Published:  30 July, 2010

The pound continued its strong run against the dollar, hitting a five month high but narrowly failed to break the €1.20/ £1 barrier.

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Sud de France announces sommelier competition finals

Published:  30 July, 2010

The Sud de France Sommelier Competition will be holding its finals in September.

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VIP Producer - Winegrowers of Ara

Published:  29 July, 2010

Ara is a large, single estate in Marlborough at the confluence of Marlborough's Wairau and Waihopai rivers. It lies on a 1,600ha terrace laid down by the river systems that existed 20,000 years ago. To the Maori people of New Zealand, Ara means "pathway".

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Richard Siddle dines at The Milroy

Published:  29 July, 2010

Walking into The Milroy you feel like you've stepped up a notch or two in social class, which is all part of its new-found appeal. Previously you were only able to dine here if you were rich enough to pay the membership fee for what is essentially a private casino - Les Ambassadeurs Club.

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Boost for Georgian wine industry

Published:  29 July, 2010

The European Union has taken the unprecedented step of agreeing to protect the Geographical Indications of Georgia.

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Guala Closures acquires Bulgarian company, Danik

Published:  29 July, 2010

Guala Closures Group, has acquired Bulgarian company Danik.

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Naked Wines shortlisted for Orange Innovation Award

Published:  29 July, 2010

Norwich based retailer, Naked Wines has been shortlisted for the Orange Innovation Award 2010, as part of the National Business Awards.

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Currency update, July 29: sterling stays strong

Published:  29 July, 2010

Currency update for July 29 from Smart Currency Exchange: sterling rides the waves.
Get bespoke drinks currency advice at www.smartwinespirits.com

 

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Sud de France Festival returns

Published:  29 July, 2010

The Sud de France Festival will return to UK shores in 2010.

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Wine train rolls on

Published:  28 July, 2010

A leading drinks industry shipper is set to launch a new 'wine train' service in south-west England.

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Bring us your bottles

Published:  28 July, 2010

One of the leading South African alcoholic drinks producers, Distell, has launched a glass recycling scheme to encourage customers to return their empties.

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Bordeaux announces three-year plan to revitalise its wine industry

Published:  28 July, 2010

The Bordeaux Wine Council CIVB, intends to cut production levels of low cost wine as part of a three year strategy to fight the current challenges facing its industry.

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Wine and spirits rebound - LVMH

Published:  28 July, 2010

Luxury products group, Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) has reported its wine and spirits division has made a strong return to growth in the first half of the year.

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Currency update, July 28: good day for sterling

Published:  28 July, 2010

Currency analysis for July 28 by Smart Currency Exchange: another good day for sterling.
For bespoke currency advice go to www.smartwinespirits.com

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Appleton launches 30-year-old rum

Published:  27 July, 2010

Appleton Estate is launching a rare 30-year-old rum in the UK market that has a world wide distribution of less than 1500 bottles.

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South Australia heads to Harrods

Published:  27 July, 2010

South Australian wines will take centre stage at luxury London retailer, Harrods in August.

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