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Saturday 20 September 2014

UK

Wine Experience heads to London

Bettane and Desseauve’s London Wine Experience is to return to London’s Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea for the third year running next month.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s wine sale hits £1.6 million

Sotheby’s first London wine sale of the autumn season generated £1,674,810 ($2,729,940), hitting its pre-sale high estimate of £1.67 million.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Chapel Down smashes funding target

English wine and beer producer Chapel Down has smashed its original crowdfunding target by raising £2.9 million from investors in just 10 days.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A: Manfred Burg, Schmitt-Söhne

Aside from being the winemaker at Schmitt Söhne, Manfred Burg also owns a wine estate in Mosel where he produces mainly Riesling wines.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Competition flies flag for indie retailers

A US retailer and writer have emerged victorious in a competition designed to support the world’s top independent wine merchants.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Parents overestimate underage drinking

Parents “significantly overestimate” the extent and frequency of underage drinking, according to a recent poll by AB InBev UK.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

UK Great Sherry Festival announced

Independent wine merchants are being called upon to take part in the UK’s Great Sherry Festival in October.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

WSTA calls for further cut to UK duty

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is calling on the UK government to cut alcohol duty by a “modest” 2% in the 2015 budget.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Sick’ death row restaurant suspended

A death row themed pop-up restaurant event has been suspended after its organisers were met with a barrage of complaints.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 2 Comments »

The six types of bartender

Bartending is much like the French Foreign Legion: both challenging lifestyles, attracting a disparate and, let’s face it, occasionally shady, bunch of characters.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

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