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Call for Government to take lead on carbon off setting

Published:  23 July, 2008

A Parliamentary committee has urged the Government to lead the carbon off-setting debate and provide clear messages to individuals and businesses.

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Cork four times greener than screwcap

Published:  23 July, 2008

The world's first carbon footprint study into the impact of closures on the environment has shown screwcaps emit four times more greenhouse gases than cork.

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New Korean distributor for Diageo

Published:  23 July, 2008

Diageo has appointed SooSeok Trading to distribute its drinks portfolio in Korea.

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Booze blitz scuppers 10m hotel plan

Published:  23 July, 2008

Scotland: Plans to build a five-star hotel have been thrown into doubt after its backers were refused an alcohol licence due to a city's crackdown on binge drinking.

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Sainsbury step-ups opposition to proposed Qatari takeover

Published:  23 July, 2008

Sainsbury family write to Qatari Prime Minister opposing the takeover.

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Pernod Ricard sales up 6%

Published:  23 July, 2008

Strong growth in premium brands responsible for sales increase.

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Chilean Wine industry launches a new wine association

Published:  23 July, 2008

The association called Vinos de Chile will unite 95 wineries, representing 95% of the total exported wine market.

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Ocean House hopes to make waves

Published:  23 July, 2008

A new company has been set up in the UK aiming to import wines for producers who have little or no experience of the UK market.

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UK wine merchant fined for not recycling

Published:  23 July, 2008

A UK wine merchant has been fined 40,000 for failing to recycle packaging waste.

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Chatshow host voted Ros queen

Published:  23 July, 2008

Celebrities guzzled plenty of Ros d'Anjou at a "Queens' Garden Party" on Friday night for London's gay community.

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BRC fights local business tax

Published:  23 July, 2008

Retailers will become "voteless cash-cows" if local authorities are given the power to directly tax businesses to fund projects, a UK retail trade body has said.

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UK Government to review 24-hour drinking laws

Published:  23 July, 2008

The Home Office said it will "evaluate the impact" of the 24-hour licensing laws brought in at the end of 2005.

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IWSC announces Stateside award-winners

Published:  23 July, 2008

The gold medal winners from the USA and Canada at this year's International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) have been announced.

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Government defends 24-hour drinking laws

Published:  23 July, 2008

The UK Government has been forced to defend 24-hour drinking laws after its own figures show a rise in late-night violence.

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WaverleyTBS goes back home after Buncefield explosion

Published:  23 July, 2008

WaverleyTBS has moved back to Punchbowl Park next door to the ill-fated Buncefield Fuel Depot that exploded in December 2005.

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US winery bids for Evans & Tate

Published:  23 July, 2008

The US arm of Yarraman Winery is to make a bid for Western Australian wine company Evans & Tate.

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Older people should not drink alcohol

Published:  23 July, 2008

Older people should have guidelines to help them protect their health, experts have said.

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Bill launched to tackle alcohol pricing and labelling

Published:  23 July, 2008

A group of cross-party MPs are calling for tougher legislation to curb the sale of cheap booze.

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Government under fire to raise alcohol tax

Published:  23 July, 2008

The UK government is being urged to raise alcohol taxes and clampdown on supermarkets selling cheap drinks to young people in a bid to curb Britain's binge drinking culture.

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Time to do the right thing

Published:  23 July, 2008

It is one thing retailers and consumers signing up to the green issue, but if those tasked with actually producing, distributing and selling wines and spirits are not equally as committed, then the whole environmental drive is in danger of slowing down.

Here, key players set out what steps they are taking to put the environment at the heart of their businesses.

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