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Friday 3 July 2015

UK

Champagne needs to ‘create a new occasion’

Champagne needs to “create a new occasion” and better communicate its brand if it is to recruit new consumers to the category, believes the managing director of Nicolas Feuillatte.

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UK vineyards included in tax relief scheme

Winemakers in the UK will be able to benefit from income tax changes for the country’s farmers allowing them to average their tax over five years.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

US wine brand hopes to ape craft beer success

A wine brand from California is hoping to ape craft beer’s success in the UK and open wine up to a wider audience via irreverent packaging and tongue-in-cheek names.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Pub landlord kills customer with ironing board

A pub landlord has been found guilty of killing a wealthy American customer by pushing him into the path of an on-coming van with an ironing board.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

English fizz attracts new deal

English sparkling wine producer Jenkyn Place has stepped up its ambitions by signing a UK distribution deal with New Generation Wines.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

William Grant in World Cup deal

William Grant & Sons has been awarded exclusive spirits and champagne pouring rights at the upcoming Rugby World Cup, which is being hosted by England in September.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Louis Latour Agencies signs Gosset

Louis Latour Agencies marked its 25th anniversary last night with the announcement that it has taken on UK distribution for Champagne Gosset.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Auction house snaps up online wine specialist

Online auction firm Bid for Wine has been sold to The Fine Art Auction Group in what its founders called “an exciting opportunity for customers”.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl hints at plans for online wine shop

UK supermarket Lidl has not ruled out launching an online wine shop, reporting wine sales to be up 38% since it introduced a premium range last year.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

UK reviewing alcohol intake guidelines

Health officials are to review the government’s drinking guidelines, as research linking moderate drinking to cancer leads to increased pressure from medics.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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