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Sunday 23 November 2014

UK

London Wine Experience toasts third year

More than 2,000 visitors poured into Chelsea’s Saatchi Gallery last month for the third London Wine Experience organised by French wine critics, Bettane + Desseauve.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Cockburn’s Port unveils Christmas campaign

Cockburn’s Port has unveiled its 2014 Christmas campaign taking cues from a cocktail recipe to encapsulate the importance of family at Christmas.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Super-premium Prosecco sales up 295%

On-trade supplier Bibendum has seen sales of super-premium Prosecco shoot up by 295% in the last year, while premium sales were up by 150%.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

IWSC rewards stars of the global drinks trade

Champagne P&C Heidsieck and Sazerac won the big prizes of the night as the IWSC announced its 2014 trophy winners at the annual awards banquet.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Dog rushed to vets after downing Baileys

A German Shepherd had to be rushed to a vet for life-saving treatment after downing a bottle of Baileys Irish Cream liqueur.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Pol Roger creates 2002 collection

Champagne Pol Roger has chosen the highly acclaimed 2002 vintage to launch a collection of three expressions from this year.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Wilkinson unleashes first growth bonanza

London-based Wilkinson Vintners are selling over 700 cases of first growths with vintages stretching back to a 1945 Ch√Ęteau Haut Brion.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Ukip’s Nigel Farage to appear on Gogglebox

Ukip’s Nigel Farage is to appear in an “alcohol-fuelled” spin-off of Channel 4’s Gogglebox alongside the show’s resident cocktail-swilling duo Steph and Dom Parker.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

15th century gin heads to auction

A French spirits company has recreated a gin recipe from 1495 as part of a limited edition set, one of which will be auctioned in aid of UK drinks charity The Benevolent.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Lidl named best value for wine

Lidl has been named the UK’s best value supermarket for wine, beating the likes of Marks & Spencer and Waitrose.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

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