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Tuesday 4 August 2015

UK

WW1 Scotch to be auctioned

A bottle of Scotch whisky purportedly belonging to a soldier in the First World War and never opened is to be auctioned this week.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

UK market in growth as price increases slow

The latest figures from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association show that “consumers are finally getting the break they deserve after years of inflation-busting tax rises”.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Plumpton College principal awarded OBE

Mr Des Lambert, Principal of Plumpton College since 2003, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to land-based education and young people.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

An “epic” Riesling, a “Grecian beauty” that “gobsmacks with opulent tropical fruit” and a Spanish Albariño that begs to be served with a platter of fresh fish make this week’s roundup.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Nyetimber partners with Ben Ainslie Racing

English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber has signed a three-year partnership with Ben Ainslie Racing, the team hoping to bring the America’s Cup to Britain.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Burgundian négociant celebrates gin smuggler

Burgundian négociant, Vallet Frères, has allowed a special bottling of Bourgogne Rouge 2013 in Orkney to celebrate the tale of a local gin smuggler.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top wine students receive awards

Students taking degree courses in Wine Business and Wine Production at Plumpton College, the UK agricultural business school, have received their awards.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

BI offers 2014 imperial collection en primeur

Fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index is offering its clients a 10 imperial collection of Left Bank Bordeaux from the 2014 vintage.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

UK craves Spanish wining and dining

British foodies are passing over Bordeaux and Burgundy in favour of Spanish Rioja to match their increasingly relaxed dining habits, according to a new survey.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Landlord ticked off over pub sign ‘banter’

A landlord has dismissed jokes posted on billboards outside his pub about obesity and the death of Orville entertainer Keith Harris as harmless banter.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

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