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Wine

All Bar One boss warns of pub sector ‘shakeup’

UK pub chain Mitchells & Butlers is expanding its partnership with Deliveroo in response to rising pub costs, with its boss warning of an imminent “shakeup” of the pub sector.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

UKVA aims for ‘clear commitment’ to rejoin OIV

The UKVA has welcomed the news that Defra is considering the UK rejoining the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV), vowing to work towards a “clear commitment” to do so.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Official Game of Thrones wine set for launch

An official range of Game of Thrones wine made in collaboration with a Californian wine estate is due to be launched in the US next spring.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Vinexpo Tokyo visitor numbers rise 33%

The biannual Vinexpo Tokyo wine and spirits trade fair saw visitor numbers increase by 33% in 2016, compared with its first edition in 2014.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Waitrose launches £10 Christmas wine parcels

Waitrose is releasing a selection of £10 wine parcels in store with a range designed to sell-out in two weeks, in a move likely to draw parallels with Lidl’s Wine Cellar events.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

China’s Dynasty Fine Wines sells off vast stocks of top Bordeaux

China’s Dynasty Fine Wines is selling off vast quantities of its Bordeaux wine stocks worth millions of yuan, including d’Yquem, Margaux and Angélus to liquidate money to pay company debts and employees it has been reported.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Hungary in pictures

Last week db travelled to Villány in Hungary, a region on a mission to convince the world that it is the true home of Cabernet Franc.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 1 Comment »

Denbies lands in US ahead of Thanksgiving

England’s largest single wine estate Denbies is sending its first significant shipment of wine to the US, ahead of Thanksgiving this week.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Oddbins unleashes its inner chimp

Oddbins has launched its latest Christmas campaign which features a dozen anarchic chimpanzees taking over its stores.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Rioja harvest: ‘exceptional’ quality and quantity

The Rioja DOCa has reported and “exceptional” harvest both in terms of quality and quantity, with unusually favourable weather, exceptional condition of grapes and staggered picking producing “superb” results.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

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