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Saturday 24 January 2015

UK

Chilean charm offensive

To understand how to crack the +£10 wine barrier, Chilean producer Concha y Toro hosted a blind tasting and discussion with key members from across the UK trade

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: David Gleave MW

David Gleave MW founded Liberty Wines in 1997 with a staff of just four. Today it has over 100 staff and a global portfolio of more than 1,200 wines.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Illegal booze seized by UK customs

UK customs officials have seized 137,000 litres of alcohol following a European-wide crackdown on alcohol smuggling.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade slashes prices by 7.5%

Up to 15,000 UK pubs, bars and restaurants will today slash their food and drink prices by 7.5% as part of a campaign to persuade the government to cut VAT.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Tourists’ alcohol-related claims rejected

Holidaymakers unlucky enough to be involved in an accident having enjoyed a drink beforehand risk having their claims unfairly rejected.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Starbucks tests beer-flavoured latte

Coffee giant Starbucks is developing a non-alcoholic latte that tastes like Guinness.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Charity calls for booze ban on planes

An alcohol charity is calling on Australian airlines to ban alcohol following a string of mid-flight incidents.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

UK trade warned of HMRC changes

A new condition, relating to the registration or approval with HMRC as an excise trader, will take effect from 1 November 2014.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Tesco in turmoil over inaccurate results

Supermarket giant Tesco, one of the biggest wine retailers in the world, has suspended four executives over a £250million overestimation of profits.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Experience heads to London

Bettane and Desseauve’s London Wine Experience is to return to London’s Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea for the third year running next month.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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