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Wednesday 25 November 2015


Tour de l’Oc raises £30k for charity

Last month’s Tour de l’Oc bicycle challenge across France has raised over £30,000 for The Benevolent – the drinks trade charity.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Trade takes on cycling challenge for charity

db editor Patrick Schmitt and 10 other members of the wine trade are to cycle almost 500km in four days across France for The Benevolent.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Hamilton Russell eyes ‘next level’ in UK

UK agent Mentzendorff has hailed the “thrilling energy” surrounding South African wine at the moment as it announced the addition of Hamilton Russell Vineyards to its portfolio.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 1 Comment »

Ex Bollinger ambassador switches sides

Former Bollinger brand ambassador Simon Leschallas has taken up the same role for Champagne Charles Heidsieck in the UK.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne not doing enough to promote itself

Champagne must do more to promote its unique characteristics as competition from other sparkling wines intensifies, believes Bollinger’s UK importer.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

Stargazing-themed cocktails, a girls only beer dinner, Bordeaux blending and the BAFTAs – it’s the drinks business’ week in pictures.

Friday, February 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Key exhibitors return to London Wine Fair

Some of the UK’s leading importers, including Mentzendorff, Enotria and Accolade, will return to the London Wine Fair next year.

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 No Comments »

A decade in Champagne

the drinks business casts its eye back over the last decade in Champagne with this review of the “noughties”.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Douro cycle tour to raise 25k for charity

A team of 14 cyclists from the UK wine trade are to ride over 600km along the Douro river for drinks industry charity The Benevolent.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 No Comments »

Importer presents optimistic view of UK

A prominent UK wine importer has urged Brits to view their trade more optimistically, highlighting the profitable opportunities in London and elsewhere.

Monday, February 25th, 2013 No Comments »

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