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Saturday 10 December 2016 loc: GB

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Naked Wine crowdfunds Simpson’s first English fizz

Simpson Wine Estate and Naked Wines has launched a crowdfunding exercise to develop an English sparkling wine brand that will be named by investors – but have already vetoed the name ‘Winey McWineface’.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 3 Comments »

BBR plans literary events

Fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has announced a new line-up of literary events that will take place at its St James’s Street home.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

14 of the world’s best sparkling wines

Sparkling wine is on fire at the moment, so we’ve rounded up the 14 top performers at our inaugural Global Sparkling Wine Masters competition for you to seek out.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Torres steps back from Cava DO for long-awaited sparkler

Spanish wine producer Bodegas Torres has confirmed its long-awaited Cava that is due to hit the market at the end of the year, won’t be a Cava after all.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Distillery fined after worker is engulfed in flames

A UK distillery has been fined nearly £300,000 after an employee suffered 20% burns in a fire that destroyed its warehouse and stocks.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Majestic launches ‘price match’

UK multiple specialist Majestic Wine has launched the “Majestic Price Match” today for “loyal” customers during the summer and autumn.

Friday, August 19th, 2016 No Comments »

London council protects 120 pubs in UK first

Wandsworth Council has become the first in the UK to formally protect its pubs from being turned into shops or flats by removing permitted development rights on 120 pubs.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Frontera After Dark sponsors the Miami Marlins

US wine importer Excelsior Wines has signed a new sponsorship deal with the Miami Marlin’s baseball team, which will promote Chilean wine brand Frontera After Dark.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Drinks charity launches silent auction at Thanksgiving

The Benevolent is calling for ‘money can’t buy’ donations from the trade to put towards its first silent online auction, which will run during Thanksgiving.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Laithwaite’s launches eBay wine cellar

UK wine retailer Laithwaite’s Wine has opened an online wine cellar on eBay, following the auction site’s first foray into wine earlier this year.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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