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Monday 5 December 2016 loc: GB

UK

Beer-drinking cockatoo barred from pub

A beer-drinking cockatoo banned from a Wetherspoon pub has become a regular at another after its landlord took pity on the barred bird.

Friday, June 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Francois Lurton set to refocus on UK market

Francois Lurton is eying up wider distribution of its global wine brands as he celebrates twenty years making wine in South America.

Friday, June 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Buckingham Schenk unveils new sales director

Andy Rawlinson will join Buckingham Schenk as the company’s new sales director on 1 August this year.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Strange tales: The barmaid eaten by a tiger

According to her gravestone and local legend, Hannah Twynnoy, a barmaid in Malmesbury, was the first person in Britain to be eaten by a tiger.

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Grubb’s Madeira collection for sale

A collection of rare Madeira from the cellar of Patrick Grubb MW is to go on sale in London next month.

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 No Comments »

LCB makes senior management changes

London City Bond has announced a number of senior managerial changes, effective immediately.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Tesco simplifies own-label wine range

Tesco has overhauled its own-label wine range, removing two ‘confusing’ sub-brands to offer a more coherent and ‘recognisable’ range.

Monday, June 6th, 2016 2 Comments »

Nisa to focus on more wine events

Nisa Retail is set to repeat the three-week wine festival it ran in March and April after stepping up its focus on promotional activity.

Monday, June 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Berry Bros brings back historic weighing practice

Fine wine merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd has revived its historic practice of weighing customers on its famous scales in its St James’s Street shop.

Monday, June 6th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Golden pineapples, incredible truffle-infused hot dogs, ancient kings of Wessex, blooms at the races and of course, English Wine Week, db takes a look back over the past week.

Friday, June 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

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