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Sunday 23 October 2016 loc: GB


On this day 1613…the Globe burns down

The Globe Theatre burned down on this day in 1613 and one poor theatre-goer had to put out his flaming trousers with a pot of ale.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Piper-Heidsieck to ‘evolve’ under new deputy chef de cave

Séverine Frerson-Gomez, the newly promoted role of deputy chef de cave at Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck, is set to “evolve” the Champagne house’s style for the future.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Beefeater unveils new bottle design

Beefeater Gin has unveiled a new packaging for its bottle dedicated to the brand’s home city of London.

Monday, June 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Chile heralds new wave trends

db rounds up the new trends identified as coming from Chile, as identified by Peter Richards MW and CYT’s winemaker, Marcelo Papa at a recent Wines of Chile briefing.

Monday, June 27th, 2016 No Comments »

The Pip Stop toasts successful first year

The Pip Stop, a unique alcohol retailer in the North East is set to open a second shop following a successful first year in business.

Friday, June 24th, 2016 No Comments »

New Zealand needs to build regionality and specialist varieties, debate hears

New Zealand must promote both grape varieties and its varied regionality if it is to continue its success, according to a recent industry debate.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Tesco reports another quarter of ‘positive momentum’

Tesco appears to have turned a corner after reporting “positive momentum” for a second quarter in the row, it reported this morning.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Virgin Wines launches wine store on Amazon

Virgin Wines has launched a wine shop for ‘boutique’ by-the-case wines on Amazon market place.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Six gin and tonics a day secret to long life

A centenarian who drinks 52 bottles of gin in a year has credited her love of the tipple as the key to her long life.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

MS Society auctions rare whisky to raise vital funds for research

The MS Society is auctioning a rare bottle of 1980 Bowmore Single Malt Whisky from the Queen’s Cask to raise money for multiple sclerosis research.

Monday, June 20th, 2016 No Comments »

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