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Thursday 2 July 2015

Wine

Mumm releases Santana sparkler

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana has teamed up with Mumm Napa to release a limited edition sparkling wine in support of disadvantaged youth.

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China recognises ‘Bordeaux’

China has said it now recognises the term “Bordeaux” as a brand after what has been a four year struggle by the French government.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl hints at plans for online wine shop

UK supermarket Lidl has not ruled out launching an online wine shop, reporting wine sales to be up 38% since it introduced a premium range last year.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Sud de France launches Wine Hub

An “innovative” tool designed to support wine producers and importers operating in the Languedoc-Roussillon has been launched by trade body Sud de France.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Santa Rita launching new Irish campaign

Chilean wine producer Santa Rita Estates is spending €500,000 on a new marketing campaign in Ireland in a bid to build on its success in the country.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

UK reviewing alcohol intake guidelines

Health officials are to review the government’s drinking guidelines, as research linking moderate drinking to cancer leads to increased pressure from medics.

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Pimm’s and English wine sales leap

UK supermarket Waitrose has noted a surge in sales for Pimm’s, strawberries and English wine thanks to what it calls the “Wimbledon effect”.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Australia puts quality centre stage

Wine Australia has pledged to invest AUD$35m annually for the next five years in a bid to lift the demand and premium paid for its wine, while raising the industry’s competitiveness.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Hart Davis Hart biggest in US

Chicago-based wine auctioneer Hart Davis Hart is the market leader in the US in the first half of 2015 having turned over US$20 million so far this year.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo appoints North America president

Deirdre Mahlan, Diageo’s chief financial officer, has been announced as the company’s new president for North America.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

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