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Friday 28 November 2014

UK

MPs to vote on scrapping ‘unfair’ pub law

The UK pub industry could be set for massive reform this week, as MPs will vote on ending the obligation of pubs to buy beer from their owners.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Italy’s ‘other’ Ferrari steps up a gear

A Trentino producer is confident that it can carve an export niche in the growing sparkling wine category, even at prices to rival prestige cuvée Champagne.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Pippa Middleton poised to enter wine trade?

Pippa Middleton has passed an advanced wine course, perhaps paving the way for her to become a fully-fledged sommelier, or enter the wine trade.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

Villagers storm Co-op in defence of pub

Dozens of villagers staged a supermarket “booze-in” in protest against plans for a 200-year-old pub to be turned into a Co-op.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

London Wine Experience toasts third year

More than 2,000 visitors poured into Chelsea’s Saatchi Gallery last month for the third London Wine Experience organised by French wine critics, Bettane + Desseauve.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Cockburn’s Port unveils Christmas campaign

Cockburn’s Port has unveiled its 2014 Christmas campaign taking cues from a cocktail recipe to encapsulate the importance of family at Christmas.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Super-premium Prosecco sales up 295%

On-trade supplier Bibendum has seen sales of super-premium Prosecco shoot up by 295% in the last year, while premium sales were up by 150%.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

IWSC rewards stars of the global drinks trade

Champagne P&C Heidsieck and Sazerac won the big prizes of the night as the IWSC announced its 2014 trophy winners at the annual awards banquet.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Dog rushed to vets after downing Baileys

A German Shepherd had to be rushed to a vet for life-saving treatment after downing a bottle of Baileys Irish Cream liqueur.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Pol Roger creates 2002 collection

Champagne Pol Roger has chosen the highly acclaimed 2002 vintage to launch a collection of three expressions from this year.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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