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Saturday 4 July 2015

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Range of Victorian gins launched in UK

A range of gins celebrating the Victorian gin-making era has been launched in more...

Beaujolais pushes for sparkling AOC

Beaujolais is trying to gain AOC status for its sparkling wines which, with it more...

Vinadeis unveils Languedoc 'black diamonds'

One of France’s largest wine producers has launched a high-end Languedoc more...

Sales Executive - Wines & Spirits Competitions

London, United Kingdom

Competitive

China’s Ningxia region launches wine contest

Select winemakers will have the chance to travel to China to learn from its more...

Castel feeds aperitif thirst

Europe’s largest wine producer, Castel, has unveiled a raft of new products more...

Lidl hints at plans for online wine shop

UK supermarket Lidl has not ruled out launching an online wine shop, reporting more...

Marketing and eCommerce Manager

London, United Kingdom

Competitive, includes equity options

Tour de l'Oc raises £30k for charity

Last month’s Tour de l’Oc bicycle challenge across France has raised over more...

Oddbins woos Naked staff with love letters

Oddbins has allegedly been sending love letters and bottles of wine to key more...

Flavoured styles lead drinks NPD

A new report from Nielsen shows that flavoured variants are dominating more...

Global Wine Buyer

London, United Kingdom

Competitive

Oregon producer takes international view

One of Oregon’s youngest wine estates has partnered with Jackson Family Wines more...

Wine from Napoleon’s carriage to be sold

A bottle of wine apparently found in Napoleon’s carriage after Waterloo – more...

Copa América: Malbec vs Carmenère

Saturday sees Chile and Argentina go head-to-head in football’s Copa América more...

Warehouse Supervisor

London, United Kingdom

£27,000-£30,000 depending on experience

Santa Rita launching new Irish campaign

Chilean wine producer Santa Rita Estates is spending €500,000 on a new more...

The week in pictures

Pub-friendly pooches, Kevin Spacey and a one-off tasting of Achaval Ferrer more...

Hardys invests £4m in summer of cricket

Hardys has unveiled a new £4 million consumer marketing campaign to tie in more...

Supplier Relationship Manager

London, United Kingdom

Carlsberg creates beer-shampoo

Danish brewer Carlsberg has launched a new range of men’s grooming products more...

Diageo 'shelves' £240m Chinese scheme

Swellfun, the Chinese subsidiary of drinks giant Diageo, has reportedly more...

Accolade's Fish Hoek goes Fairtrade

South Africa's Fish Hoek is to go Fairtrade from the 2015 vintage, becoming more...

PR Senior Account Manager/Director

London, United Kingdom

Depending on experience

WOSA woos UK indies and on-trade

Wines of South Africa has announced plans for a new UK trade tasting later this more...

Delegat aims high with new Barossa brand

Oyster Bay owner Delegat has launched “a new global brand” from more...

db Awards winners revealed

22nd May, 2013 by Patrick Schmitt

Communicator of the Year, sponsored by Pays d’Oc

Matt WallsWinner: Matt Walls

Described as part of a new generation of wine writers, Matt Walls won this award for his extensive writing both online and in print. Aside from his blog, he also is the author of Drink Me! How to Choose, Taste and Enjoy Wine published by Quadrille in May 2012, and has just won the Drink Book Newcomer of the Year award at the Fortnum & Mason Awards.

The judges were highly impressed by his engaging writing style and dedication to the wine business – aside from his reporting and blogging, he is also a judge at the IWC and IWSC.

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