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Monday 8 February 2016


UKVA reorganises to benefit membership

English wine trade body, the UKVA, is reorganising and appointing a CEO to make it more efficient to benefit its members, it has announced.

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The week in pictures

In what was a landmark week for English wine, Champagne house Taittinger announced it would be establishing a vineyard in Kent, while db’s Lucy Shaw returned from a whirlwind tour of Chile and Argentina.

Friday, December 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

London game restaurant launches Scottish-inspired cocktail range

London-based restaurant Mac & Wild has launched a range of ready-to-drink malt whisky cocktails inspired by foraged Scottish ingredients.

Friday, December 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Brian Wheaton MW dies

Brian Wheaton MW, who became a master of wine in the ‘Summer of Love’, has died.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tributes paid to beer ‘institution’ Payne

A man described as an “institution” of the British beer industry who transformed the UK craft beer scene has been found dead on a beach in Wales.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

André Simon Awards shortlist revealed

The shortlist for this year’s André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards has been revealed with Oz Clarke and Suzanne Mustacich in the running.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Brits lap up sparkling wine as sales boom

Sparkling wine has experienced a 41% growth in on-trade sales in the last 12 weeks, more than any other alcohol category.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 No Comments »

UK snaps up Argentine wine in off-trade

The amount of Argentine wine being sold in the UK off-trade has increased by more than a quarter in the last 12 months, new figures reveal.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Perfect Cellar pushes Spanish offering

London-based wine retailer and supplier Perfect Cellar is planning a “vast” new Spanish range for its trade and online portfolio, its head buyer has revealed.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Lord Mayor’s fine wine sale raises £19k

A fine wine auction held as part of the Lord Mayor’s appeal has raised close to £20,000 for charity.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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