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Tuesday 21 October 2014

UK

Tony Verdin: a tribute

The funeral takes place today, Friday, of former UK wine merchant and restaurateur Tony Verdin, who died aged 81 last week.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Britain gets guide to best tapas bars

A guide was launched in London yesterday which picks out the best places from the “tapas bar phenomenon” taking hold in the UK.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

UK restaurant goes big with wine bottles

A Michelin-starred restaurant in the Channel Islands has launched a wine list which specialises in large formats.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 2 Comments »

UK ambassador for Pays d’Oc announced 

The new UK ambassador for Pays d’Oc IGP wines in southern France has been announced as Fiona Taylor from Christopher Piper Wines.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 London Cocktail Week bars

With the fifth London Cocktail week round the corner we round up some of the capital’s top bars taking part in a week’s worth of cut-price cocktail frivolity.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Billionaire spends £2m at Playboy Club

A Russian billionaire’s £20,000 Champagne bill was waived after he spent more than £2 million (US$3.3m) on diamond jewellery at a private club.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Concha recruit to support growth push

Concha y Toro UK has announced Tesco’s Andy Gale as its new head of new business and technical development.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

New Rioja president eases internal tensions

The first grower to head Rioja’s regulatory wine body has welcomed a new internal stability that he claims has put the region in a stronger position to promote itself in key export markets.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Minimum unit price would ‘save lives’

A minimum price of 45p per unit in the UK would be 50 times more effective in combatting alcohol misuse than current measures, new research claims.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Drugs and sex spend tops beer and wine

The UK spent more on illicit substances and prostitution last year than it did on wine and beer.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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