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Monday 22 December 2014

UK

The week in pictures

From wine walls and hop harvests to botany-inspired cocktails and nautical loos via ancient Rioja, it’s been a busy week in the drinks industry.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Little-known Bordeaux sells out in 24 hours

Proving that good-value Bordeaux has no problem finding a buyer in the UK, a top-end blend from Canon-Fronsac sold out in just over 24 hours this week through one London merchant.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Chianti to debut ‘Gran Selezione’ in UK

It has been announced that the Chianti Classico ‘Gran Selezione’ will be debuting in the UK, with a tasting taking place in November.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Tony Verdin: a tribute

The funeral takes place today, Friday, of former UK wine merchant and restaurateur Tony Verdin, who died aged 81 last week.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Britain gets guide to best tapas bars

A guide was launched in London yesterday which picks out the best places from the “tapas bar phenomenon” taking hold in the UK.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

UK restaurant goes big with wine bottles

A Michelin-starred restaurant in the Channel Islands has launched a wine list which specialises in large formats.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 2 Comments »

UK ambassador for Pays d’Oc announced 

The new UK ambassador for Pays d’Oc IGP wines in southern France has been announced as Fiona Taylor from Christopher Piper Wines.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 London Cocktail Week bars

With the fifth London Cocktail week round the corner we round up some of the capital’s top bars taking part in a week’s worth of cut-price cocktail frivolity.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Billionaire spends £2m at Playboy Club

A Russian billionaire’s £20,000 Champagne bill was waived after he spent more than £2 million (US$3.3m) on diamond jewellery at a private club.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Concha recruit to support growth push

Concha y Toro UK has announced Tesco’s Andy Gale as its new head of new business and technical development.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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