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Sunday 5 July 2015

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Carlsberg creates beer-shampoo

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Louis Latour Agencies signs Gosset

Louis Latour Agencies marked its 25th anniversary last night with the more...

Top 10 new craft beers

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Supplier Relationship Manager

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World's best beer and wine festivals

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Venezuela faces beer drought

Venezuela could soon entirely run out of beer as workers at the country's more...

World's cheapest city for a beer revealed

The average price of a bottle of beer is £1.07 in Krakow and Kiev, making them more...

Wine Buyer

London, United Kingdom

Based on experience

Accolade's Fish Hoek goes Fairtrade

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

Bordeaux 2005: 12 ‘perfect’ wines

Twelve wines have been given “perfect” 100-point ratings in Robert more...

Around the world in 80 cocktails

Mr Fogg’s bar in Mayfair has launched an ambitious Around the World in 80 more...

Social Media Editor

Competitive

Mumm releases vintage collection

Champagne Mumm has released a new “Collection du Chef de Caves”, featuring more...

Beck's forced to issue $50 refunds

Anyone that has bought a Beck's beer in the past four years could be entitled more...

Hong Kong: Red obsession

While whites are starting to be taken seriously in Hong Kong restaurants, the more...

Global Wine Buyer

London, United Kingdom

Competitive

Coors Light heads home

Sometimes, the route to excellence is a process of devolution rather than more...

Scots invited to explore Chianti Classico and Prosecco

The promotional bodies for Prosecco Conegliano-Valdobbiadene and Chianti more...

How to drink like a billionaire

With access to tropical islands, private yachts and the best food and drink more...

Digital and Communications Executive

£22,000-£26,000 dependent 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...

Savoy launches vintage Pimm’s menu

The American Bar at the Savoy hotel in London has launched a vintage Pimm’s more...

The Tour de l'Oc in pictures

A pictorial report of the highs and lows of the Tour de l'Oc cycling challenge more...

UK Sales Manager

London, United Kingdom

The week in pictures

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

China recognises 'Bordeaux'

China has said it now recognises the term “Bordeaux” as a brand after what more...

Reasons to visit LIWF: part 1

13th May, 2013 by Rupert Millar

6. It’s more manageable

LIWF sceneYes there are fewer of the high profile names and yes they have grabbed a lot of the press.

However, are fewer exhibitors an entirely bad thing?

With fewer exhibitors comes the chance to visit a greater proportion of them, maximising your chances of fitting in the key players..

Wine fairs are exhausting enough at the best of times. ProWein and Vinitaly may trumpet how gargantuan they are becoming but who can honestly say that when they visit either one they ever do more than scratch the surface?

As Louis Latour Agencies’ director Richard Nunn noted in last month’s preview: “The buyers will still be coming so we see it as a commercial opportunity, especially if there are fewer competitors.”

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