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Australian university students develop software to help wine producers become more efficicent

Published:  22 June, 2015

Students at the University of Adelaide have developed a new software system that they hope will improve the efficiency of production in viticulture.

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Brewdog takes beer shops to Scotland and plans new bar concepts

Published:  22 June, 2015

Scottish craft beer producer Brewdog is working on a number of new concepts to expand its on- and off-trade retailing footprint.

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Glasgow spirit shop branches out into wine and beer

Published:  22 June, 2015

Glasgow independent The Good Spirits Co has opened a second shop in the city.

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Vinexpo 2017 show to drop to four days

Published:  19 June, 2015

Vinexpo closed its doors on 2015 yesterday and in the concluding press brief a new format for 2017 was announced taking the show from five days down to four.

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Drinks groups reject Scotland's plans for deposit return scheme on drinks bottles

Published:  19 June, 2015

An organisation supported by leading drinks trade associations has rejected plans to introduce a deposit return scheme for packaging in Scotland.

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New Chinese and Australia free trade agreement could benefit the wine trade

Published:  19 June, 2015

A landmark trade could help to increase exports of Australian wine to China.

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Hawksmoor's Reynolds takes UK title in Diageo World Class contest

Published:  19 June, 2015

The UK final of Diageo Reserve's World Class bartending competition has been won by Ali Reynolds of Hakwsmoor in London's Spitalfields.

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ONS statistics show retail's sustained growth in volume, but ongoing declines in value for May

Published:  19 June, 2015

The Office of National Statistics for May 2015 figures show one of the longest sustained periods of volume growth in the retail sector, while simultaneously showing that prices are continuing to fall for retailers as supermarket price wars rage on.

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Vinexpo: Val d'Orbieu-Uccoar rebrands as Vinadeis and bets on bulk wine for the future

Published:  18 June, 2015

Val d'Orbieu-Uccoar, the biggest wine producer in France, has announced at Vinexpo it has changed its name to Vinadeis and it would be moving forward with a greater focus on the bulk wine market.

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Vinexpo: Spirits globally are bouncing back

Published:  18 June, 2015

Spirits globally are bouncing back according to the latest Rabobank Spirit Quarterly Q3 2015 report, which made Vinexpo's new "Spiritual" zone a big draw for attendees.

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Selfridges buyer Davies to leave after nine years for new challenge

Published:  18 June, 2015

Selfridges beer, wine and spirit buyer Dawn Davies is leaving the post after nine years.

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MMD adds to Italian range with Tuscans from Mazzei-owned estates

Published:  18 June, 2015

Importer Maisons Marques & Domaines has strengthened its links with Italy's Mazzei family by taking on two of its Tuscan estates.

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Codorníu aims to make mark in top end with luxury Cava

Published:  18 June, 2015

Cava producer Codorníu is aiming to raise its profile in the top-end on-trade with the introduction of a luxury mark to the UK.

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Port industry mourns loss of ex-Croft boss Robin Reid

Published:  18 June, 2015

The port industry is mourning the loss of former Croft managing director Robin Reid OBE.

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Published:  17 June, 2015
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Italian producers sign up for UK distribution with Boutinot

Published:  17 June, 2015

Leading agency supplier Boutinot is beefing up its Italian wine portfolio with the addition of wineries from Sicily and Campania.

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Bruichladdich stars for Rémy Cointreau as sales almost double

Published:  17 June, 2015

Islay's Bruichladdich distillery almost doubled sales in the year to March according to latest financial results from its parent Rémy Cointreau group.

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Yalumba lines up direct ecommerce sales in website revamp

Published:  17 June, 2015

Yalumba will launch a direct-to-consumer selling platform through a new website from August.

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Car Boot heads to South Africa in producer link at Cape Wine

Published:  17 June, 2015

The Wine Car Boot event concept will be making its first foray overseas in a link with a South African producer group in the autumn.

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NB hopes world will take note of 'first' London Dry citrus vodka

Published:  17 June, 2015

A Scottish distiller has created what it claims is the world's first London dry citrus vodka.

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