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Archive for 2010

Girl About World: sake surprises

Our new globe-trotting blogger Laura Foster, aka Girl About World, tells us of her sake experiences in Japan on the first leg of her travels, during which she discovers some rather creative customs and uncovers a lack of understanding about real sake in the western world.

Monday, January 4th, 2010 No Comments »

FQR owes Diageo nearly £2 million

Collapsed UK off-licence operator First Quench Retail (FQR) owed over £1.9 million to drinks giant Diageo when it went into administration in October last year, according to documents filed by administrators KPMG.

Monday, January 4th, 2010 No Comments »

Wine.com launches iPhone App

Internet retailer wine.com has launched a free iPhone Application to help customers find the perfect bottle.

Monday, January 4th, 2010 No Comments »

Supermarket jobs hang in the balance

As many as 25,000 jobs in UK supermarkets could be blocked over the next 10 years if the government’s proposed Competition Test comes into fruition.

Monday, January 4th, 2010 No Comments »

Russian vodka doubles in price

The price of cheap vodka has doubled in Russia as the country aims to curb the rate of alcohol consumption during its notoriously heavy-drinking New Year and Orthodox Christmas holidays which last from 1-11 January.

Monday, January 4th, 2010 No Comments »

Corking scheme from Sainsbury’s

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s own label wines will all be sealed with corks certified by the Forest Stewardship Council by the end of this year.

Monday, January 4th, 2010 No Comments »

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