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Pernod Ricard sells Renault Cognac

Published:  14 October, 2010

Pernod Ricard has sold the Renault Cognac brand to the Finnish drinks operation Altia for €10 million.

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Skalli opens tourist centre in Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Published:  13 October, 2010

French wine producer, Skalli has opened a new tourist centre at its winery in the heart of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

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Sign up now for the Chile Summit 2010

Published:  12 October, 2010

Join Harpers Wine & Spirit for a jam-packed day of masterclasses, educational tasting zones and panel debates at the inaugural Chilean Summit 2010 in association with Wines of Chile.

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National TV campaign for Wolf Blass

Published:  11 October, 2010

Australian wine brand Wolf Blass has launched a national TV advertising campaign.

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National TV campaign for Wolf Blass

Published:  11 October, 2010

Australian wine brand Wolf Blass has launched a national TV advertising campaign.

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Pernod Ricard groups international wines together

Published:  08 October, 2010

Pernod Ricard is to group its key international wine brands together under one umbrella - Premium Wine Brands - following a strategic review.

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Constellation Wines goes solar

Published:  04 October, 2010

Constellation Wines, is to expand its solar initiative to become the producer of the largest amount of solar energy in the U.S. wine industry.

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Townsend to move from Louis Latour to head up Foster's UK wine division

Published:  01 October, 2010


Foster's EMEA has revealed the outcome of the restructuring of its wine division, Treasury Wine Estates, which will see Dan Townsend switch from Louis Latour Agencies to become its general manager for UK and Ireland.

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Anne Krebiehl unravels the Pinot puzzle

Published:  29 September, 2010

The best thing about Monday's Pinot Puzzle was that all wines were served blind, having everyone guessing and trying to find common threads in the different country flights. London's wine glitterati (yes, they all turned up) were debating the comparative alcoholic heat, the integration of oak and the use of different clones in a spectacular line-up of Pinot Noirs from Oregon, Chile, New Zealand and Australia. Were those balanced, almost tender and pale wines at home in the Willamette Valley? Was the heat and power of one flight down to Californian, Australian or Central Otago sunshine? Did acidity and fruit-forwardness really point to Chile or was it Mornington Peninsula? Almost all got some flights spot on but mixed up others - also scrutinising bottles for clues via closures and bottle weight. The 66 wines were presented in Hardy's Brasserie, a small enough space to encourage lively discussion.

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Expectations high for Bordeaux's 2010 vintage

Published:  28 September, 2010

Geoffrey Dean writes for The Times and is currently studying for WSET exams.

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Gondola changes name to yourfavouritewines.com

Published:  28 September, 2010

Gondola.co.uk has rebranded its name to yourfavouritewines.com after feedback from a customer survey.

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Burgundy harvest starts early

Published:  23 September, 2010
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Burgundy harvest starts early

Published:  23 September, 2010
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More bid speculation for Foster's wine interests

Published:  21 September, 2010

Rumours are circulating about another bid for Treasury Wine Estates, the wine division of Foster's.

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Richard Siddle dines at The Milroy

Published:  16 September, 2010

Walking into The Milroy you feel like you've stepped up a notch or two in social class, which is all part of its new-found appeal.

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Nine new MWs announced

Published:  03 September, 2010

The Institute of Masters of Wine has announced nine new Masters of Wine to its membership following the results of its 2010 examination.

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Foster's EMEA becomes Treasury Wine Estates EMEA

Published:  02 September, 2010

Treasury Wine Estates EMEA will become the new identity for Foster's EMEA Limited, from today.

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Pernod Ricard ups investment by 30% for Christmas

Published:  27 August, 2010

Pernod Ricard has unveiled the firm's Christmas plans ? it has upped marketing investment by 30% for this year's focus on premium brands across TV ad campaigns, sponsorships and new packaging.

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Berry Bros & Rudd to match red wine with fish

Published:  25 August, 2010

Berry Bros & Rudd is using science in an attempt to prove that red wine does go with fish after all.

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Head winemaker for Mont Tauch

Published:  24 August, 2010

Mont Tauch, Fitou's largest cooperative, has appointed Jean-Philippe Trollet as head winemaker.

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