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Saturday 1 November 2014

UK

Top 10 biggest Champagne markets

With today marking the fifth global #ChampagneDay, db takes a look at the world’s biggest Champagne export markets.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Supermarket wine fraudster jailed

A fraudster who went around supermarkets tricking them into refunding cash for wine he had not bought has been jailed.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Tedeschi boosts Fells’ Italian portfolio

Valpolicella producer Tedeschi Family Winery has joined UK importer John E Fells on an exclusive distribution basis.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Global Masters wines to be showcased

No fewer than 29 award-winning wines, as judged in the drinks business Global Masters, will be on show at the London Wine Experience this week.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Glass gift from Bonnie Prince Charlie to be auctioned

A wine glass – one of a pair – given by Bonnie Prince Charlie to his secretary Sir John Hay of Restairig is to be sold by Bonhams in London next month.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne and gold loaf breaks record

A baker has unveiled what he claims is the UK’s most expensive loaf of bread made from 24-carat gold leaf and Champagne.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

English fizz sets sights on export push

Export markets are becoming an increasingly important focus for the English sparkling wine industry as its profile and production soar.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Three arrested over £80m alcohol fraud

Three people have been arrested in relation to a £80 million alcohol fraud after a series of dawn raids by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

French fizz touted for UK success

French Crémant and Mousseux are well placed to become the next styles to enjoy a breakthrough in the buoyant UK sparkling wine market.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Lidl defends underpricing wines

Lidl Spain has defended its decision to ignore retail regulations by selling wines at below cost price, saying that doing so “rarely ends up in disciplinary proceedings.”

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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