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Friday 28 November 2014

UK

Tesco to trial word cloud wine labels

Tesco has announced plans to host a wine tasting with the aim of creating more customer friendly and cutting edge wine descriptors.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Franciacorta sees UK sales double

UK sales of Franciacorta wines doubled in the first six months of 2014 with ramped up communications credited for raising greater awareness of its wines.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s worst wine disasters

Winemakers are a hardy bunch having faced some undoubtedly challenging situations in recent history, as this list shows.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 2 Comments »

Brits becoming ‘cider snobs’, says NACM

A growing preference for “pricier, artisan” ciders is turning Britain into a nation of “cider snobs”, according the category’s trade body.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Charles Heidsieck to launch ‘classic’ 2005

Champagne Charles Heidsieck has announced a plan to release its Brut Millésime 2005 this autumn.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Stacked wine an Origin-al release

Origin Wine have introduced the Stormhoek Stack to the UK, a 750ml ‘bottle’ of wine separated into four glasses that can be snapped apart and shared.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Frizzenti to open string of wine bars

Prosecco brand Frizzenti are set to open a chain of sparkling wine bars across the UK targeting shopping, leisure and “travel interchange locations.”

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Deep-fried alcohol proves a hit

A UK couple from Lancashire have developed a selection of deep-fried flavoured alcohol snacks.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A “stunningly ripe, inviting, and opulent” Argentine blend and a selection of wines from the Languedoc are among this week’s UK wine recommendations.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Sixth Bulk Wine fair ‘most ambitious’ yet

The sixth World Bulk Wine Exhibition will take place in Amsterdam later this year giving bulk wine sellers the chance to present their wines to industry buyers.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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