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Richard Siddle, comment April 27: we need to put climate change back on the agenda

Published:  27 April, 2011


Considering the amount of press coverage given to climate change in recent months you might be forgiven for thinking Jeremy Clarkson has taken over the news agenda of the UK media.

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Richard Siddle on lessons learnt at the World Congress on Climate Change and Wine

Published:  16 April, 2011

If you thought the wonders of wine were all about tastings, great food matchings and the enjoyment of what is in the bottle then think again.

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Richard Siddle comment April 8: Impact of Oddbins fall out on trust in the industry

Published:  08 April, 2011


One of the biggest consequences of Oddbins, oh, so public fall into administration this week is the large numbers of creditors, both very big and very small, that have been left high and dry by the collapse.

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Geoffrey Dean: Ashes and wine blog reports on impact of rain to 2011 vintage

Published:  10 December, 2010


This has been a good week to be an Englishman in Australia following England's crushing victory in the second Test.

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Geoffrey Dean: Ashes and wine blog reports on impact of rain to 2011 vintage

Published:  10 December, 2010


This has been a good week to be an Englishman in Australia following England's crushing victory in the second Test.

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Jeremy Beadles has his say

Published:  05 May, 2010

Amidst the excitement and shifting polls generated by last week's first ever televised Party leaders' debate there is less focus than usual on alcohol in the current political debate.

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Angela Mount, comment March

Published:  12 March, 2010

The 1st Taste of India food and wine conference and exhibition held in Mumbai at the end of January, highlighted just how far India has come, but equally how far it has to go in terms of developing an infrastructure for its burgeoning wine market, and its own domestic wine production.

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Richard Hitchcock, Bottle Green guest comment

Published:  02 March, 2010

It's the 150 million bottle question. Has the French category now found its natural level in the UK off-trade or are we seeing the lull before a further storm? Or on the other hand, are we about to see the sunshine break through the clouds as producers, retailers and brand-owners alike re-assess their options in this "new" world.

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Dominic Walsh comment February

Published:  24 February, 2010

When the government announced its latest strategy to tackle binge drinking and town centre disorder last month, it did not take me long to decide who to go to for a reasoned response. Steve Thomas, founder and chief executive of Luminar, Britain's biggest nightclub operator.

 

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The World According To... Robert Parker

Published:  09 September, 2009

Love him or hate him, Robert Parker continues to take the crown as the world's most important wine critic. In his first interview with the British press for years, "Bob" shares his vision for the future with Harpers Wine & Spirit, in advance of his appearance at the Wine Future conference.

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