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On-trade booms but competition for consumers is increasingly cut-throat, new report shows

Published:  03 December, 2015
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New exhibition explores influence of Avignon Papacy on Châteauneuf du Pape

Published:  03 December, 2015

A new exhibition has opened in Châteauneuf du Pape which explores the relationship between the appelation and the Avignon Papacy.

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Fine+Rare offers exclusive Arbikie single malt whisky Founder's Casks

Published:  03 December, 2015

Fine+Rare, the London-based international fine wine and spirits brokers, will be offering investors the opportunity to purchase exclusive first-release whisky barrels from award-winning new Scottish distillery, Arbikie.

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Borsa Vini Italiani tastings revealed for London and Manchester 2016

Published:  02 December, 2015

The Italian Trade Commission has announced the dates of its trade-only Borsa Vini Italiani tastings in January 2016.

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Bibendum PLB unveils new insights into UK consumer profiles

Published:  02 December, 2015

New research from Bibendum PLB's insights team has defined eight distinct consumer categories in the UK drinks market.

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US predicted to add 16 million new wine drinkers in next ten years

Published:  02 December, 2015

By 2025 there will be 109 million wine drinkers in the US, up from 93 million today, according to a new report from Wine Intelligence.

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CIVB offers chance to win weekend with top Bordelaise winemakers

Published:  02 December, 2015

Six UK wine lovers are being offered the chance to spend a weekend with a leading Bordelaise winemaker and learn the tricks of the trade, thanks to the Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB).

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Whyte & Mackay goes with Gallo on US distribution for key brands

Published:  02 December, 2015

Whyte & Mackay has appointed E & J Gallo as the exclusive US distributor for its The Dalmore, Jura and John Barr whisky brands.

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Vina Valdivieso appoints brand ambassador to drive sales

Published:  01 December, 2015

Chile's Valdivieso winery, together with its distributor Bibendum PLB, have appointed Jonas Tofterup as brand ambassador and export manager for the UK and Europe.

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Hardys wins gold for Ashes England cricket campaign

Published:  01 December, 2015

Leading Australian wine brand Hardys has won two coveted international media awards for its £3.5 million above-the-line summer campaign celebrating its sponsorship of the England cricket team.

Hardys Ashes campaign

Hardys Ashes campaign

Hardys Ashes campaign

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Martin Miller offering daily prizes in Gin Advent Calendar promotion

Published:  01 December, 2015

Independent distiller Martin Miller has launched a daily Advent Calendar competition on Twitter.

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M&S tops first tranche of 2016 International Wine Challenge

Published:  01 December, 2015

Britain's multiple and discount retailers have taken home a total of 222 awards from Tranche One of the 2016 International Wine Challenge, including 21 gold medals.

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Emperador buys brandy and Sherry businesses from Beam Suntory

Published:  01 December, 2015

Philippine-based brandy business Emperador is to buy the Jerez-based brandy and Sherry operations from Beam Suntory.

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Concha y Toro signs BRIT Award sponsorship deal for Frontera

Published:  30 November, 2015

Chilean wine brand Frontera is to become the official wine of The BRIT Awards, in a partnership between the wine's producer, Concha y Toro, and the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) announced last week.

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East London Liquor Company offers whisky lovers dram come true

Published:  30 November, 2015

The East London Liquor Company is offering customers the chance to lay down their own cask of whisky.

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John Dewar launches new Aberfeldy expression

Published:  30 November, 2015

John Dewar & Sons, the whisky arm of global drinks giant Barcardi, is releasing a new 16-year-old expression for Aberfeldy.

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Harpers welcomes Andrew Catchpole as acting editor

Published:  30 November, 2015

Drinks writer, editor and presenter Andrew Catchpole has joined Harpers as acting editor.

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Wine investment fraud unraveled in insolvency court

Published:  30 November, 2015

Eight inter-linked companies that fraudulently sold wine investments and carbon benefit units have been forcibly wound up in the high court, following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

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US wine booming in UK on-trade, new report reveals

Published:  30 November, 2015

Listings of US wine in the UK on-trade have doubled in the last year, according to a new report.

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Illegal alcohol kills 15 in Russia

Published:  27 November, 2015

Counterfeit alcohol has killed 15 people in the last two weeks, according to authorities in Russia.

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