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Archive for 2010

Constellation agrees sale of Australian and UK business

Constellation Brands, the world’s biggest winemaker, has confirmed it is to sell 80% of its Australian and British wine business to Champ Private Equity of Sydney in a deal valued at around AUD$290 million.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 No Comments »

Horse play for John Smiths

For the seventh consecutive year, the John Smith’s Grand National will form the centrepiece of the John Smith’s racing sponsorship programme which, in 2011, will embrace 203 race days at 37 courses across the UK.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 No Comments »

Beautiful Beer Scheme earns its Marque

Following the decision to bring the Beautiful Beer concept under the Cask Marque umbrella, the latter has launched a new certification scheme under Beautiful Beer branding.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 No Comments »

Meantime launches College Beer Club

Following the 2010 opening of both its new state-of-the-art brewery and award-winning boutique beer bistro, Meantime Brewing has announced the launch of its new College Beer Club.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 No Comments »

Molson goes micro

A new £1 million microbrewery in Burton has been unveiled by Molson Coors.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 No Comments »

Beer wishes for 2011

‘Tis the season to be jolly. ‘Tis also the season for lazy journalism – when weary drinks writers either look back on things that happened during the last 12 months or polish their crystal balls and predict some stuff that may or may not happen.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 No Comments »

New look for Laurent-Perrier Brut label

Laurent-Perrier has unveiled a new look for its Brut NV, comprising a smaller label and simpler appearance, which is designed to improve standout for the bottle on shelves.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 No Comments »

Online private wine seller launches

A new online wine retailer called Perfect Cellar has been launched, drawing on the experience of oenologist Vincent Honoratis to offer its members hard-to-source French wines.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 No Comments »

Lafite 82 worth 8x its weight in silver

Just as the drinks business was running out of reasons to write about Lafite, undoubtedly the most-mentioned label of 2010, it has stumbled across one final need to consider this first growth before the year draws to a festive close.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 No Comments »

Finalist teams chosen for Bordeaux centre

A jury headed by Bordeaux’s mayor has chosen the finalists who are competing to design the city’s planned wine museum.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 No Comments »

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