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New York Times critic praises English wine

Published:  29 April, 2011

Influential US wine critic Eric Asimov has predicted a bright future for English sparkling wines in America, even though virtually none are sold there at the moment.

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Fine and Rare wins Queens Award

Published:  21 April, 2011

Specialist Fine Wine broker, Fine and Rare has won the Queens Award for International Trade.

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Pancho Campo attacks those who deny climate change as "outdated"

Published:  02 February, 2011

People who still "cast doubt on the existence of climate change are outdated" according to Pancho Campo MW, president of The Wine Academy of Spain and organiser of the World Congress on Climate Change and Wine in April.

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Richard Siddle, comment November 19 issue

Published:  23 November, 2010


Stepping off the plane last week, after a 27-hour journey from Argentina into a fog bound London Heathrow, brought home to me how far removed South American winemakers are to the UK market.

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Don't miss - Copa Jerez and Sud de France Festival

Published:  03 August, 2010

The Sherry Institute of Spain has announced the 4th International Copa Jerez competition is open for entries.

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Sud de France Festival returns

Published:  29 July, 2010

The Sud de France Festival will return to UK shores in 2010.

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Wine and spirits rebound - LVMH

Published:  28 July, 2010

Luxury products group, Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) has reported its wine and spirits division has made a strong return to growth in the first half of the year.

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Wine shows signs of recovery - Rabobank

Published:  27 July, 2010

The wine industry is showing signs of recovery but high-end wine sales are still struggling in 2010, according to Rabobank's latest wine report.

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Wine shows signs of recovery - Rabobank

Published:  27 July, 2010

The wine industry is showing signs of recovery but high-end wine sales are still struggling in 2010, according to Rabobank's latest wine report.

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Roll up, roll up for Sud de France Festival

Published:  11 June, 2010

The Sud de France Sommelier Competition is being held in four cities around the world later this year as part of the annual Sud de France Festival.

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Pernod Ricard reports strong growth in key markets

Published:  30 April, 2010

Pernod Ricard is confident of hitting a higher than expected end of year profit target after it reported strong third-quarter above forecasts.

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Vinitaly opens its doors

Published:  08 April, 2010

The 44th international wine and spirits five day exhibition, Vinitaly, held in Verona opens today.

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Mangrove wins golds in world spirits competition

Published:  19 March, 2010

Three Mangrove brands have received top awards at the 10th Annual World Spirits Competition in San Francisco.

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Yellow Tail in animal rights storm

Published:  26 February, 2010

Yellow Tail producer Casella Wines has stopped donating to an animal charity following protests from farmers.

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Asia's wine consumption to increase by 25% in five years

Published:  21 January, 2010

Asia's wine consumption is set to grow by 25% in the next five years in stark contrast to a predicted fall in European wine drinking, according to new figures released today by Vinexpo.

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Australian generic pushes premium

Published:  01 September, 2009

Twelve of Australia's top wineries have banded together in a world-wide marketing effort to buff up the country's tarnished image in the wine trade.

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Web boycott campaign targets Scotch

Published:  25 August, 2009

The release from Scotland of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi has prompted an internet boycott campaign targeting Scotch whisky.

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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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California 'needs more mechanisation'

Published:  03 June, 2009

Researchers in California are urging vineyard owners to invest in mechanised pruning systems  to become more competitive, rather than rely on manual labour.

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Amayna Moves to Alliance

Published:  15 April, 2009

Chilean winery, Amayna, has announced that Alliance wine will now handle its UK distribution.

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