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Saturday 1 November 2014

UK

UK ambassador for Pays d’Oc announced 

The new UK ambassador for Pays d’Oc IGP wines in southern France has been announced as Fiona Taylor from Christopher Piper Wines.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 London Cocktail Week bars

With the fifth London Cocktail week round the corner we round up some of the capital’s top bars taking part in a week’s worth of cut-price cocktail frivolity.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Billionaire spends £2m at Playboy Club

A Russian billionaire’s £20,000 Champagne bill was waived after he spent more than £2 million (US$3.3m) on diamond jewellery at a private club.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Concha recruit to support growth push

Concha y Toro UK has announced Tesco’s Andy Gale as its new head of new business and technical development.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

New Rioja president eases internal tensions

The first grower to head Rioja’s regulatory wine body has welcomed a new internal stability that he claims has put the region in a stronger position to promote itself in key export markets.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Minimum unit price would ‘save lives’

A minimum price of 45p per unit in the UK would be 50 times more effective in combatting alcohol misuse than current measures, new research claims.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Drugs and sex spend tops beer and wine

The UK spent more on illicit substances and prostitution last year than it did on wine and beer.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Rugby star Sheridan targets wine trade

Former England rugby player Andrew Sheridan has announced he is retiring from the sport with plans to “forge a new career” in the wine trade.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Rioja shows Burgundian-style ‘revolution’

Riojan wine is going through a “revolution” that is far more meaningful than the region’s “misleading” traditionalist versus modernist debate, believes Tim Atkin MW.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

All-female shortlist for Julian Brind award

The IWSC has announced a five-strong, all-female shortlist for the Julian Brind Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry 2014.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

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