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Monday 22 December 2014

Archive for 2003

Water resistant

The demand is growing, the margins are generous.  So what’s stopping restaurants from making more of mineral water? Storage space, that’s what, says Patrick Schmitt

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 No Comments »

Underage thinking

They’re the most impressionable when it comes to advertising, but advertisers claim they don’t target them directly.  Are they telling the truth? asks Jon Rees

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 No Comments »

The ultimate garagiste

John Halewood has gone from running a start up business in his garage to being a global player in just 25 years.  How exactly has Halewood International arrived where it is today?

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 No Comments »

The lion tamer

He’s taken on one of the toughest jobs in the wine industry, getting Australian brewing giant Lion Nathan’s wine house in order. Chris Orr meets Peter Cowan

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 No Comments »

The limits of luxury

Today’s top-end goods are increasingly accessible and yet remain aspirational.  Patrick Schmitt explains

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 No Comments »

The learning hardway

The brandy market has suffered decades of decline worldwide but it is finally looking buoyant again, says Nick Faith

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Teachers pet?

German importers are making the most of the upsurge in press coverage for German wines, but they still recognise the challenge ahead: education, education, education…

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 No Comments »

Stuck in the middle?

While South Africa forges ahead in the UK off-trade, activity in restaurants is scant, especially at the top end.  Charlotte Hey discusses the possibilities for further listings

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 No Comments »

Sparkling personality

Family-owned Prosecco producer Bisol is making waves with its single-vineyard sparklers. By Patrick Schmitt

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Shutting up shop

Some say there has never been a worse time to close – debts are likely to be large – or a better time to open.  Rents are cascading on the back of a general realignment of expectations

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 No Comments »

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