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Saturday 13 February 2016
Every month the drinks business publishes a magazine, in print and digital formats, containing in depth analysis of all the major issues in beer, wine and spirits.
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January 2016

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GREEN PASTURES

Why wineries around the world now see sense in sustainability

For commercial wineries, waste items like water, grape pomace and lees residue are generally seen as a costly inconvenience, but this ‘problem’ should be seen as an opportunity.

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ALT-AUSTRALIA

The rise of ‘Alternative’ varieties down under.

A disturbance in the force of Australian viticulture is bringing the likes of Nebbiolo, Savagnin and Touriga Nacional to the fore. But can they challenge the might of the Chardonnay-Shiraz empire.

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10 ON-TRADE TRENDS

From crab crazes to bottomless brunch

From a crab craze and bottomless brunches to Lynchian experiences in immersive dining, Lucy Shaw reveals the weird and wonderful on-trade trends of 2016.

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December 2015

The Lap of Luxury

How spirits brands are standing out from the crowd with expensive and rare expression

Flying High

Champagne scales new heights in travel retail

LIV-EX FACTOR

Bordeaux fades in the Power 100

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November 2015

A WINNING FORMULA

Is there a right or wrong way to judge a wine award?

PARTY TIME

The UK’s insatiable thirst for sparkling wine

MASS APPEAL

Has the bulk wine sector reached its peak?

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October 2015

Restricted Baggage

What’s preventing wine coming along for the ride in the booming travel retail market?

Fashionable French

How all corners of France are refraining from complacency to stay on top

Coming into Port

Can single quintas introduce a new generation to the Duoro?

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September 2015

Hailing the cab

Why Chile is looking to the past for its Cabernets of the future

The Aussie Shiraz style shift

How Barossa and beyond are experimentingwith more nuanced styles of Shiraz

Chianti Classico’s best wines

Our Masters competition featured the firstUK blind tasting of the new Gran Selezione.