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Friday 23 January 2015
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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December 2014

Fine Wine

Sitting Pretty

Our annual luxury focus the wines and spirits ruling the global market

The future of luxury spirits depends on how they adapt to the diversifying Asian market, industry insiders offer their verdict on what 2015 has in store for fine wine and more…

Red wine decanter

Liv-ex Power 100

Tracking the rise and fall world’s fine wines

If the Fine Wine Power 100 list confirms one thing, it’s that the price-rise ripple effect which is spreading out from Bordeaux is picking up pace.



Time to talk terroir

We consider the vineyard advances marking a difference between good and great wine.


Also includes: Jack Keenan; Wolfgang Puck; Giusti Prosecco.

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November 2014

Red Carpert Rollout

Revealing the medal-winning wines in this year’s Global Masters for Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Champagne

Bulk Wine

Looking at the real costs of shipping in bulk

South Africa

Are white blends the Cape’s best wines?

Also includes: Building Belveder; Jackson Family Wines; New York’s Top Somms.

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October 2014

Making the journey

The latest drinks trends in travel retail


Just how big are sales of own-label fizz?


Why top end Tawny is the Douro’s new darling

September 2014 Cover

September 2014

Steps to success

The changes making Chilean wine more colourful, and the countries rising stars


Picking out the winemakers to watch Down Under


Why Somontano deserves a closer look

Also includes: Emilia-Romagna tasting; Beautiful South preview; Concha Y Toro event

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August 2014

Best of British

Picking out the thriving independent retailers across the UK

Argentina: More than Malbec

The country’s winemakers are fast discovering that there’s life beyond Malbec

Top 10 Wine and Spirit Brands

We reveal the brands with the biggest global volume sales last year

Also includes: Closure innovation; Corbin & King; US wine trends