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Thursday 27 November 2014

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The changing face of the UK wine trade

The last few years have been tumultuous for the British wine industry. Rising consumption reversed in trajectory during the recession and is yet to recover.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Is Budweiser changing direction?

Debuting on NFL broadcast network billboards and on an outdoor display at Penn Station in NYC is a brand new tagline for the “King of Beers”.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

World Class 2015: The Next Generation

There is no global cocktail competition quite like World Class – it needs no introduction.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundian or Oregondian?

A Pinot Noir being described as Burgundian is always a bit of a double-edged sword, especially when the wine is not in fact from Burgundy.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Tequila Fest UK: All hail the agave

As the UK prepares to host its first Tequila festival, Ross Kerslake reveals how his love affair with the agave spirit began.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Long term investors can grow Scotch whisky sector

The Scotch Whisky industry is thriving, but funding is currently the biggest headache for new start distilleries.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Marketing bullshit… #BigBeer’sStillBuyin’It

“Irritate! Irritate!! Irritate!!!” – is that the key to getting folks to buy your product?

Monday, November 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bonaparte to biodynamics

Old family friends of Napoleon Bonaparte, the Abbatuccis have turned their swords into ploughshares to practise biodynamic winemaking with indigenous Corsican varieties.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Emma GAO: Grande dame of Silver Heights

Emma Gao is the the winemaker of Silver Heights, a Chinese micro-vineyard, which produces only 40,000 bottles a year.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Australian Boutique Winemakers’ in HK

It remains a challenging task for boutique wineries from Australia to reach out to export markets.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

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