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Thursday 5 March 2015

UK

Grape Britain: most popular varieties

Liverpool is the capital of Prosecco and Cabernet Sauvignon is most popular in Slough, but Sauvignon Blanc rules Great Britain, according to Laithwaite’s.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Gallo targets Millennials

E&J Gallo has unleashed a multi-million pound assault on the Millennial generation with three major UK product launches, including a new vodka brand.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Caballeros honour Brindisa and Berry Bros

Two new members have been inducted into the Gran Orden de Caballeros del Vino in recognition of their “outstanding contribution” to the Spanish wine industry.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Raunchy US chain Hooters renews UK plans

Sports bar Hooters, known for its scantily clad waitresses, is considering expanding across the UK, with Manchester one city said to be ripe for the taking.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

UK sales of Franciacorta wines soar

Sales of Franciacorta wines in the UK rose by 172.5% in volume throughout 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, according to new figures.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

One Direction ousts beer and cider festival

One Direction has forced the Campaign for Real Ale to cancel its annual beer and cider festival in Wales after booking a last minute gig on the same day in Cardiff.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Coravin steps up expansion plans

Coravin has brought in former Nespresso executive Frédéric Levy as CEO to help the wine access tool expand its footprint further across Europe and Asia.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

One thousand pubs saved by beer tax cuts

CAMRA has strengthened its calls for a beer tax cut “hat-trick” as new research reveals that more than 1,000 pubs have been saved by two previous cuts.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Hamish Anderson flags up a “stone-cold bargain” of a 2009 Rioja, while David Williams showcases Mencía – a Spanish red grape that he said is taking the UK by storm.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Wine scammer gets maximum work ban

Kenneth Gundlach, director of the recently liquidated Bordeaux Fine Wines Limited, has been disqualified from running a limited company until 2030.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

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