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Saturday 22 October 2016 loc: US


UK government wine consumption drops by a third

The consumption of wine by UK government officials fell by a third in 2015/16, with the drop attributed to a lack of events throughout the year, particularly during the General Election period.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

IMW seminar debunks minerality myths

An Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) seminar has debunked a persistent myth about minerality, saying it is not related directly to nutrient mineral uptake by vines – but that people do perceive minerality to exist. Sally Easton MW outlines the arguments.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 1 Comment »

New Taiwanese whisky launches in the UK

Cellar Trends is bringing Taiwanese malt whisky Omar to the UK market, after signing on as UK distribution partner.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Majestic’s customers choose international beer

Majestic is asking its customers to choose a new international craft beer as it launches its annual Beer Festival this weekend

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Rioja should “emulate Champagne”

Rioja needs to emulate Champagne by building a “hierarchy” of terroir and villages rather than relying purely on the blending and ageing of its wines, a leader producer has said.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

UK wine trade: ‘the best of times, the worst of times’

It’s ‘the best of times and the worst of times’ for UK wine businesses, according to Andrew Hawes, managing director of London-based wine shipper Mentzendorff.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Californian wines to lead Bonhams sale

Bonhams next London sale later this month will be led by a large consignment of top Californian wines.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne and spirits boosts LVMH growth

Champagne and spirits boosted LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton as the French luxury good house reported organic growth of 7% of its wine and spirit portfolio in the first 9 months of the year.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

BRC warns of WTO tariffs hitting consumers

Chilean wine could see massive price hikes if the government falls back on World Trade Organisation tariffs, the British Retail Consortium has warned.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 2 Comments »

Trade masterclasses at Chelsea Wine Show announced

This week’s Wine Show Chelsea will see two masterclasses put on for trade visitors featuring sparkling wines and more obscure offerings from around the world.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 No Comments »

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