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Thursday 3 September 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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August 2015


Service, please!

As supermarkets scale back ranges, merchants and online retailers make their move

As the UK’s supermarkets scale back and shed lines to compete with strengthening competition, the potential for wine merchants and online retailers to sweep up disaffected suppliers and customers has never been greater.


Woman’s touch

Argentina is nurturing some of the bestfemale winemaking talent in the world

It seems surprising, but as recently as a generation ago, women in Argentina were kept at arm’s length by the wine industry. But today the country is nurturing some of the brightest female winemaking talent in the world.


Seeking Closure

Conflicting studies into different closures could hold back environmental efforts

Measures looking at improving the environmental sustainability ofwine closures, from cork to plastic and aluminium, are now highup the industry’s agenda. But conflicting studies still have thepotential to hold back this endeavour.

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July 2015

Gaining an edge

Why Tequila is suddenly the super-premium spirit to watch

db Awards

Granting the leading figures in the industry their time in the spotlight

Premium Rosé

Pink, pale and preferably Proveçal – the growing trend in top-end rosé.

db June 2015 Front Cover

June 2015

Sweet talk

Champagne’s falling sugar levels — what are the causes and what can we conclude?

Italy Special

The country’s leading winemakers, Prosecco’s best brands and Chianti Classico’s new top tier

Vinexpo Guide

What to expect from the biennial Bordeaux show under new management

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May 2015

Its name in lights

How Australia hopes to shine on fine dining lists with its colourful offering

LWF Special

What to look out for at the UK’s biggest wine fair

Green Awards

Rewarding the drinks trade’s most sustainable businesses

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April 2015

The Bull Market

How wines from Northwest Spain are charging ahead

Age-old Question

What are the benefits of making wines from ancient vines?

Scent of Success

Why perfume-inspired cocktails are London’s latest bar craze