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American wineries hit by EU ban

Published:  22 May, 2009

American wine producers are pressing politicians to fight European Union rules which will stop them using words like chateau or vintage on their labels.

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Union joins Fair Pint pub campaign

Published:  21 May, 2009

A campaign to defend the British pub against crippling tenancy arrangements has been boosted by the support of one of the UK's biggest unions.
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Beer outpaces wine at Lion Nathan

Published:  20 May, 2009

Lion Nathan, the Australian-based drinks producer, has reported a jump in profits thanks to increased sales of premium beers.

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Finalists announced for UK restaurant manager of the year

Published:  20 May, 2009

Six finalists have been announced for the first UK Restaurant Manager of the Year competition organised by the Academy of Food & Wine.

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Glenmorangie launch new Private Collection

Published:  20 May, 2009

Glenmorangie has launched the first of a new collection of limited edition whiskys which are exclusive to travel retail.

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LIWF flies in face of recession

Published:  19 May, 2009

The London International Wine Fair and Distil have attracted the second highest visitor audience in the events' 29 year history.

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Blood quits as S&N's UK boss

Published:  19 May, 2009

Jeremy Blood, managing director of Scottish & Newcastle UK, has quit the job for "personal reasons".

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Wines in the Press 16/17 May 2009

Published:  19 May, 2009

What the wine critics have to say in the press this weekend.

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Trinchero turns to Gott

Published:  19 May, 2009

Californian wine firm Joel Gott Wines has formed a joint venture with Sutter Home producer Trinchero Family Estates to handle the global sales and distribution of its wines.

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Distilleries win display exemption

Published:  18 May, 2009

Distillery and brewery visitor centres will be granted exemption from new restrictions on the display of alcohol proposed by the Scottish government.

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Australians say goodbye sherry, hello apera

Published:  18 May, 2009

Burgundy, champagne, sherry, port, tokay, vermouth and marsala have all started to disappear from Australian wine labels following an agreement over protected names with the European Union.

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Aussie Albarino is actually Savagnin

Published:  18 May, 2009

Some wine producers in Australia are mistakenly using the obscure Savagnin grape to produce wines labelled as Albarino.

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Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve voted best Irish blended whisky

Published:  15 May, 2009

Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve has been voted the 'Best Irish Blended Whisky' at the 2009, World Whiskey Awards.

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Glenfiddich releases Distillery Edition

Published:  15 May, 2009

Glenfiddich has released its 15 Year Old Distillery Edition single malt in a handful of selected domestic markets around the world.

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Premium beer gets extra focus

Published:  15 May, 2009

Molson Coors UK has launched a new business unit with the mission of developing the premium beer category in on and off-trade.

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Wine industry needs to target Generation Y consumers

Published:  15 May, 2009

The wine industry must capture the attention of 'Generation Y' consumers to secure its long term future, delegates heard at the London International Wine Fair this week.

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Diageo promotes sensible drinking to students

Published:  15 May, 2009

Diageo GB is using bar games to promote responsible drinking to students in campuses across the UK, as part of a new campaign called "Are you on top of your game?"

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Social networking key to engaging new consumers

Published:  15 May, 2009

The wine industry must capture the attention of 'Generation Y' to secure its long term future, delegates heard at the London International Wine Conference.

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Social networking key to engaging new consumers

Published:  15 May, 2009

The wine industry must capture the attention of 'Generation Y' to secure its long term future, delegates heard at the London International Wine Conference.

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Wine journalists under the spotlight at LIWF

Published:  14 May, 2009

The role of the wine journalist and their influence on consumers was the subject of a lively debate at today's LIWF.

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