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Wednesday 25 November 2015


Famille Hugel drops Jubilee brand

The historic Alsace producer Famille Hugel is to discontinue its Jubilee grand cru brand, the estate has confirmed.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Alsace ‘dry’ label regulation faces delay beyond 2016

Plans for the compulsory labelling of all dry Alsace wines as dry probably will not be realised in time for the 2016 vintage as originally hoped, the Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d’Alsace (CIVA) has said.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Calorie labels for beer, wine and spirits considered by UK Government

Bottles of wine, beer and spirits could soon display the amount of calories they contain under new Government plans to discourage people from binge drinking.

Monday, February 4th, 2013 No Comments »

US wines from bought in grapes could be labelled “château”

A new proposal by the European Commission will allow American wines made from bought in grapes to use the term “château” on their labels if it is given the green light.

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 1 Comment »

Graphic health warnings on alcohol needed

Alcohol bottles should carry cigarette-style graphic health warnings, doctors have urged.

Monday, July 16th, 2012 1 Comment »

Alcohol companies to deliver health labelling pledge

Alcohol producers are on track to deliver their pledge to provide health information on 80% of alcohol labels on UK shelves by the end of December 2013.

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 No Comments »

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