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Wednesday 29 July 2015

UK

Loire festival adds British twist

The UK will be guest of honour at an annual food and wine festival due to take place in the Loire next month.

Friday, July 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Gormley invests 96% of Naked sale stake in Majestic

Naked Wines founder and Majestic’s new chief executive Rowan Gormley has taken 96% of his cut from the £70m sale of Naked in the form of shares in Majestic.

Friday, July 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Charles Heidsieck launches 2006 rosé

Charles Heidsieck outlined important finessing of its distribution as the Champagne house unveiled its Rosé Millésime 2006, the first since its 1999 vintage.

Friday, July 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Jascots appoints MW student to lead buying team

Jascots Wine Merchants has appointed MW student Adam Porter as its head of wine buying with a mission to raise its wine range to a “new level of excitement and innovation”.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Ryanair bans duty-free alcohol on Ibiza flights

Ryanair has banned passengers from taking duty-free alcohol onboard flights from the UK to Ibiza to improve the “comfort and safety” of passengers and crew.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Own label spirits fly high

Retailers’ own label ranges showed their strength as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its spirits results for 2015.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

New brand toasts gin’s northern heritage

Manchester is due to become the latest English city to boast its own gin with the launch of Thomas Dakin Gin, named in honour of an 18th century gin pioneer.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

US firm snaps up European breweries

US-based animal nutrition firm Alltech has announced the purchase of an Irish and a British craft brewery as part of a major expansion to strengthen its presence in Europe.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bar staff could spread public health message

Bartenders, waiting staff and sommeliers could be called upon to help communicate key messages on public health, a government-funded report has suggested.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Krug partners with The Ritz

Champagne Krug has partnered with The Ritz London to offer guests a tasting flight on the terrace throughout August.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

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