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Semi-finalists to go head-to-head in Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2016

Published:  06 April, 2016

The twelve semi-finalists who have made it through to the penultimate round of the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year competition have been announced.

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French winegrowers draining Spanish tankers is "in breach of EU trade laws" says largest Spanish producer

Published:  06 April, 2016

On Monday, the world watched as footage emerged of furious French winegrowers draining Spanish tankers onto the motorway as tensions arose over the volume of cheap wine being imported into the country.

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Soho House's credit rating downgraded

Published:  06 April, 2016

On Monday Moody's Investor Service credit rating agency downgraded the Soho House & Co and the Soho House Bond from Caa1 to Caa2, which is considered speculative grade is rated as poor quality and a very high credit risk.

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Saturday Kitchen's Olly Smith, who's to perform at Skin Côntact, names his musical heroes

Published:  06 April, 2016

For a second year in a row the wine trade supergroup Skin Côntact will be taking to the stage next month in an effort raise aid as part of Comic Relief.

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Competition aims to boost sales of South African wines in the on-trade

Published:  06 April, 2016

Wines of South Africa's triennial Sommelier Cup competition is now accepting entries as the organisation strives to boost on-trade sales.

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Chapel Down's Curious Drinks gains hundreds of new stakeholders and £1.7m investment

Published:  06 April, 2016

Curious Drinks, Chapel Down's wholly owned subsidiary beer and cider business Curious Drinks, has welcomed nearly 900 new stakeholders after raising over £1.7m in a crowdfunding initiative.

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Published:  05 April, 2016

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Curious Drinks gains hundreds of stakeholders and £1.7m investment

Published:  05 April, 2016

A growing beer and cider business has welcomed nearly 900 new stakeholders after raising over £1.7m in a crowd funding initiative

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González Byass' Tio Pepe En Rama shipped to 19 countries this month

Published:  05 April, 2016

Tio Pepe En Rama is due to ship more of its unfiltered and unclarified fino sherry to more countries than ever before.

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Jascots accredited by Living Wage Foundation

Published:  05 April, 2016

London-based wine supplier to the on-trade, Jascots, is blazing a trail for employers by pledging to pay its employees the living wage.

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Armagnac Academies returns to London for one-day course

Published:  05 April, 2016

Drinks connoisseurs looking to increase their knowledge of one Europe's oldest spirits can sign-up for a professional one-day course, which is returning to London following a sold out event in New York.

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Kantar Worldpanel: Premium sales rise and Easter sales doubles market growth

Published:  05 April, 2016

Kantar Worldpanel figures show that premium sales have increased and market growth doubled posting the fastest growth since March of 2015, which may be good news for the wine category.

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Litmus Wines creates subsidary agency Litmus Wine Agency

Published:  04 April, 2016

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Anti-fraud squad raids Burgundy producer Bejot Vins et Terroirs

Published:  04 April, 2016

A judicial investigation into suspected fraudulent wine production in France is underway following a major customs police swoop in the heart of Burgundy.

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Boutinot's parent-company In Vino buys Moreno Wines

Published:  04 April, 2016

In Vino, which is an investment company that owns Boutinot, has bought Spanish specialist Moreno Wines.

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Pinkster gin launches £600,000 crowdfunding campaign on Growthdeck

Published:  04 April, 2016

Pinkster gin, the producer of raspberry flavoured and lightly coloured pink gin, has launched a crowdfunding campaign in an effort to raise a minimum of £600,000.

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Bristol-based micro-distillery Psychopomp expands into retail premises

Published:  01 April, 2016

Bristol's Psychopomp micro-distillery is to open retail premises on the city's St Michael's Hill, close to the university.

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Thiénot Bordeaux-Champagne taps Dagley for UK commercial role

Published:  01 April, 2016

Thiénot Bordeaux-Champagne has appointed ex-Majestic buyer, Nick Dagley as its new commercial director for the UK and Ireland.

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Sales of Rioja up 35% in China in 2015

Published:  01 April, 2016

Sales of Rioja in China rose by 35% in 2015, according to figures from the Consejo Regulador DOCa Rioja.

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