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Thursday 30 July 2015

Wine

Fine wine predictions: Burgundy hitting a wall?

Burgundy has roared ahead in recent years but are the region’s superstars starting to lose some of their momentum as prices climb higher? Have they already?

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Ancient wine jars and grape seeds unearthed

A collection of wine jars and grape seeds, which could unlock the secrets of an ancient variety, have been unearthed in northern Israel.

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Wine and spirits back in growth for LVMH

Louis Vuitton Moët-Hennessy’s Q2 results have “far outpaced” analysts’ predictions on the back of strong fashion and drinks sales.

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Majestic launches Naked ‘click & collect’ service

Majestic Wine is rolling out a Naked Wines’ click and collect service in all of its stores, cutting delivery costs for both the company and its 150,000 “Angels”.

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Top 10 marketing campaigns: July

Ever-inventive, the drinks industry has come up with a host of ways to get its products noticed this month, from sports star tie-ups and flamingoes to sand art and tan lines.

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Akintola admits to Naked love letters stunt

Oddbins’ managing director, Ayo Akintola, has admitted that he was behind a recent attempt to poach Naked Wines’ staff via love letters and bottles of wine.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Bibendum PLB appoints new buyer

Jascots’ former head buyer Alastair Pyatt is to join the buying team of the Bibendum PLB Group this September.

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Treasury team takes up charity challenge

The Benevolent chairman Dan Townsend has invited the trade to raise funds for this charity by joining a Treasury Wine Estates team on the “Thames Path Challenge”.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Argentina reports on ‘intense’ 2015 harvest

Argentine winemakers are confident in the quality of the country’s 2015 vintage having battled heavy rainfall and frost that contributed to a “challenging” harvest.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Napoleon’s wine’ sells for £25k

A bottle of wine believed to have belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte has sold for £25,000, while one of his hats made over £300,000.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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