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Lower alcohol wines become a fashion icon

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK consumers are warming to lower alcoholic wine as their favourite tipple, new research shows.

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Australia launches Directions To 2025 strategy at LIWSF

Published:  23 July, 2008

Wine Australia launched its biggest marketing strategy for more than a decade on the first morning of LIWSF.

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Codornu's plans for UK market

Published:  23 July, 2008

Cava house Codornu has revealed its plans for the UK for 2007.

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English wine enjoys steady growth

Published:  23 July, 2008

England and Wales have produced a bumper volume of wine, Food Standards Agency (FSA) figures show.

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Search for rising stars

Published:  23 July, 2008

Champagne house Jacquart and Harpers are teaming up to launch a new national trophy for up-and-coming young sommeliers and chefs.

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Cocktail secrets of Cognac to be unveiled

Published:  23 July, 2008

Grand marnier Cognac expert Patrick Raguenaud to unveil secrets of Cognac.

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New-look Harpers launched

Published:  23 July, 2008

Harpers, the weekly 129 year-old drinks title exclusively for the wine and spirit trade, has been redesigned in response to rigorous reader research.

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Dubard family appoints new UK agent

Published:  23 July, 2008

Vignobles Dubard, which produces Bergerac and Montravel wines, has appointed Delibo Fine Wines as its exclusive UK agent.

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Champagne market continues to bubble

Published:  23 July, 2008

Champagne house Laurent Perrier has announced 13 % rise in sales in 2006 to 208 million euro.

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3 million launch for new range

Published:  23 July, 2008

Contellation Europe is launching a new product aimed at 25 - 35 year-old women with a 3 million marketing campaign.

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Waitrose raises supplier standards

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose is raising standards within its supply chains through a new ethical trading manual.

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Over-50s are heavy wine drinkers

Published:  23 July, 2008

Over-50s account for over 40% of the UK wine market by value

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24-hour drinking has cut violence

Published:  23 July, 2008

Round-the-clock drinking in pubs has led to a drop in the number of women getting injured in fights, a new report has revealed.

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Government adviser joins WSTA

Published:  23 July, 2008

The government's former senior policy adviser on alcohol is to join the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

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Scotch whisky raises its standards

Published:  23 July, 2008

The Scotch whisky industry has launched a new national training standard.

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Brits help the Bordelais

Published:  23 July, 2008

A British-run company is teaching Bordelais winemakers how to boost sales in the UK.

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Wetherspoon cautious despite sales boost

Published:  23 July, 2008

Pub company J D Wetherspoon has announced a sales increase of 8% to 438.4 million in the past six months.

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Three companies show interest in Absolut

Published:  23 July, 2008

Three companies have made formal approaches to the Swedish government about taking over Vin & Sprit, the state-owned producer of Absolut vodka.

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Blavod talks fall through

Published:  23 July, 2008

The takeover talks between Blavod Extreme Spirits, the producer of flavoured vodkas, and an unidentified American company have fallen through.

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Shipping giant's earnings up by 45%

Published:  23 July, 2008

Swiss shipping company Kuehne + Nagel has announced a 45% increase in net earnings in the past year to a record CHF458 million (194m).

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