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Thursday 17 April 2014


Scandinavians favour Italian wine

Italian wine has become the most commonly drunk wine in Scandinavia, partly driven by sales of Prosecco.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne expert receives top honour

Swedish Champagne expert Richard Juhlin has been bestowed with France’s highest honour, the Legion d’Honneur.

Monday, March 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Baz Luhrmann launches Absolut Oz vodka

Film director Baz Luhrmann has lent his creative flair to launch Absolut’s first ever limited edition bottle celebrating Australia.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 unusual bars

The world is, thankfully, filled with exotic bars boasting breathtaking views and well-mixed cocktails. But not all push the boundaries of what is possible like this collection.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Bronze Age Scandinavians imported wine

Archaeological evidence has emerged suggesting Bronze Age Scandinavians imported wine to mix with other drinks.

Friday, January 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Swedish drinks list from 1968 sent to db

A drinks list from the 60s has been sent to db by a reader in Sweden to highlight the relatively high prices of German wine over 40 years ago.

Monday, January 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

Craft beer growing in Sweden

Sweden’s craft beer scene is “exploding”, while brewers are finding export just as profitable as their home markets because of the monopoly system.

Friday, November 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Innis & Gunn celebrates 10 years with record results

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has marked a double celebration with both its tenth birthday and record financial results in 2012.

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Swedish brewery loses trademark battle

A small Swedish brewery has lost a trademark tussle with the makers of Jägermeister.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

‘Cerebral palsy beer’ issued to Swedish pubs

Pubs and bars in the Swedish city of Gothenburg with good access for the disabled are being “rewarded” with limited edition bottles of “cerebral palsy beer”.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 No Comments »

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