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Archive for 2006

SPIRITS LIQUEURS: New seekers

Spare a thought for the liqueurs marketing people who are constantly having to pull new products out of old hats, says Clinton Cawood

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 No Comments »

SPOTLIGHT/OREGON: Branching out

Their wines enjoy cult status at home, but now Oregon’s producers are looking much further afield – starting with Japanese and British sommeliers, says Fionnuala Synnott

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 No Comments »

ON-TRADE SOMMELIERS: Waiting in the wings

We’ve had celebrity pets and hairdressers, but will sommeliers ever step out of the shadows cast by celebrity chefs, wonders Clinton Cawood

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 No Comments »

RETAIL MORRISONS: It’s good to talk

It’s been a bumpy ride absorbing the Safeway estate but, through communication and rationalisation, Morrisons is now back on track, says Charlotte Hey

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 No Comments »

MARKETING/BRAND BUILDER: Asbach’s back

Expect to see Asbach German brandy making its presence felt in the UK soon. Hall & Bramley are on the case for this ‘quirky and unusual’ brand

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 No Comments »

EXHIBITIONS/DATES & DETAILS: Fair fever

Those of you who are itching to play with your palm-pilots will be glad to know that next year is full of unmissable drinks exhibitions and fairs. From the first on-trade wine show to the mighty Vinexpo in Bordeaux

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 No Comments »

AUSTRALIA EXPORTS: Jumping at the chance

In their attempts to build value and reduce their surplus, Australian wine exporters are becoming disillusioned with the pfennig-pinching Germans and have decided to woo the Chinese instead. Clinton Cawood reports

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 No Comments »

AUSTRALIA/DAVID CLARKE: Aus Clarke

As chairman of McGuigan Simeon and owner of Poole’s Rock, David Clarke sees the market from opposite ends of the spectrum, says Julie Sheppard

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 No Comments »

GREEN ISSUES TRANSPORT: Carbonic maceration

With food miles coming under closer scrutiny, Andrew Catchpole explains why a wine shipment from Australia does not necessarily leave a bigger carbon footprint than a wine from just across the Channel

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 No Comments »

NEWS ANALYSIS: Bad News

This government has a worrying track record for knee-jerk reactions to tabloid headlines. Given the media’s current obsession with binge drinking should alarm bells be ringing for the trade, asks Ben Grant

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 No Comments »

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