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Vinexpo opens with record numbers

Published:  21 June, 2009


A record number of countries have descended on Bordeaux this week for the 15th Vinexpo exhibition, which was officially opened by the French Agricultural and Fisheries minister, Michel Barnier, on Sunday, June 21.

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London's first distillery for 189 years

Published:  19 June, 2009

A new barley Vodka and London dry Gin is to be launched in the first new London copper-pot distillery for 189 years.

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Blason de Bourgogne relaunches with first ad campaign

Published:  18 June, 2009


HwCg is re-launching its Blason de Bourgogne brand under the slogan "We Are Blason" with a new look, more premium varieties and a major consumer advertising campaign.

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Chang Beer's new carry-out pack rolled out to Oddbins

Published:  18 June, 2009

Chang, the award-winning beer from Thailand, is being rolled out in a new 6-bottle carry-out pack that will be available in all 138 Oddbins stores across the UK.

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Bourbon gets help in US Congress

Published:  18 June, 2009

Two Kentucky members of the US Congress have formed a caucus group to represent the interests of the Bourbon industry.

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English wine flourishes

Published:  17 June, 2009

English wine production is thriving with a 45% increase in vine planting over a four-year period, according to the latest figures.

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£3.65m marketing drive for Smirnoff flavours

Published:  17 June, 2009

Diageo GB has announced it plans to drive sales of its new Smirnoff flavoured vodkas with a £3.65m marketing campaign.

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London's under-age drinking is on the rise

Published:  17 June, 2009

London's 11-15 year olds are causing serious concern after a new report reveals they are drinking the equivalent of 180,000 bottles of lager every week.

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Fresh crackdown on binge-drinking teens

Published:  17 June, 2009

UK towns and cities blighted by summer teenage binge drinking are to share in a £1.4m government cash pot to clamp down on the problem.

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Burgundy in UK 'catastrophe'

Published:  17 June, 2009

Burgundy is facing a "catastrophe" in the UK market, according to BIVB president Pierre-Henry Gagey.

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Glenrothes reveals two premium vintages

Published:  16 June, 2009

The Glenrothes 1988 Vintage and The Glenrothes 1998 Vintage are both being released simultaneously by Bros & Rudd Spirits Ltd to cater for increased consumer demand for super premium whiskies, particularly from the Far East.

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Fine wine market continues to boom

Published:  16 June, 2009

The latest Christie's fine wine auction in London achieved sales of more than £1.3 million, as the market continues to perform well despite the recession.

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Taboo breaks out nails promotion

Published:  16 June, 2009

First Drinks' Taboo spirits brand is linking up with nail care company Nails Inc in a bid to target female drinkers in the on-trade this summer.

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Stirrings thickens up Diageo portfolio

Published:  16 June, 2009

Diageo has bought out the US cocktail mixer producer Stirrings. The UK company acquired a 20% stake in Stirrings two years ago.

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Zamaretto sponsors Southern League

Published:  15 June, 2009

Football's Southern League is to be renamed the Zamaretto League following a deal with the amaretto's owner InterContinental Brands.

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Wine recovery in 2011 says research firm

Published:  15 June, 2009

The recovery in UK wines sales could take until 2011 according to a new report form market research company Mintel.

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Majestic sees profits slide

Published:  15 June, 2009

Majestic Wine has been hit by a downturn in trade at its French business, Wine & Beer World, as a result of the pound's slide against the euro.

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Young sommelier of the year announced

Published:  15 June, 2009

Yohann Jousselin, head sommelier at the Hotel du Vin, Winchester has become the UK's young sommelier of the year.

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Wines in the press - June 12 - 14

Published:  15 June, 2009

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Inver House Distillers opens new £1 million bottling plant

Published:  12 June, 2009

Inver House Distillers, has opened a £1 million new bottling plant at the company's headquarters in Airdrie.

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