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Thursday 24 July 2014

Wine

Underage drinking rate at all-time low

The rate of underage drinking among 11 to 15 year olds in England has fallen to its lowest ever rate since records began in 1988.

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Diageo to see slight growth in 2014

Analysts have predicted Diageo’s net sales growth will have risen by 0.5% in 2014, ahead of the release of the company’s full end of year results next week.

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Wolf Blass fights to close NZ tax loophole

Winemaker Wolf Blass is fighting to close a tax loophole allowing New Zealand competitors to claim millions in wine tax rebates from Australia.

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Americans favour beer over wine

In the battle of the beverages, beer has won out over wine again in the US, with Americans favouring a pint of beer over a glass of wine or dram of whisky.

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Over-65s lead at-home drinking trend

UK sales of alcoholic drinks for at-home consumption have leapt 15% in the last five years, although volumes are in decline thanks to rising prices and a health conscious younger generation.

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Top 10 wines in the US press

An “outstanding” red from the Douro Valley, described as one of the world’s “most exciting wine regions”, and a tempting manzanilla Sherry feature in this week’s roundup.

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Wolf Blass steps up Malbec focus

The UK and Canadian markets are helping to create demand for Australian Malbec, according to Wolf Blass chief winemaker Chris Hatcher.

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Top 10 rockstar ‘winemakers’

With pots of cash and a taste for the finer things in life, it’s perhaps no surprise that many of the world’s global superstars eventually turn their attention to wine.

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Chilean wine imports rise in Japan

Imports of Chilean wine in Japan have surged on the back of an economic partnership and are closing in on French imports.

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Tesco exec new chair of standards body

Tesco’s licensing manager has been appointed chairman of the UK’s retail alcohol standards group.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

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