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Sunday 1 March 2015

Wine

Rules on drinking when pregnant revised

Women trying for a baby or in the first three months of pregnancy should abstain from alcohol entirely, updated UK health guidelines state.

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ProWein announces attractions for 2015

ProWein 2015 will feature 300 tastings, lectures on regions, grape varieties and trends “offering unique added value” to the show, according to organisers.

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Tokaj prepares for spring auction

The wines have now been selected for the third great Tokaj wine auction in Hungary in two months’ time.

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NZ attracts ‘dream shopper’ in UK

New Zealand wines appeal to the “dream shopper” in the UK, according to Jane Robertson, category development director at Accolade Wines.

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Russia faces wine import battle

Russia’s second biggest importer of French wines has announced the imminent bankruptcy of five of its companies, prompted by the collapse of the ruble.

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Pernod Ricard: The thirst to be first

As Alexandre Ricard prepares to take the throne at Pernod Ricard this month, returning the family name to the top job, he and his predecessor Pierre Pringuet speak to Ron Emler about the ever-growing ambitions of the company

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Spanish fine wine collective grows

Four wineries have joined the Grandes Pagos de España, an association designed to promote Spain’s high-end single estate producers.

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Investors bullish about 2015

“Considerable pent up demand” after the biggest downturn since World War II has led one wine investment firm to predict a 9% rise for the fine wine market in 2015.

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England v NZ in cricket blind taste-off

Ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, English sparkling wine is taking on its Kiwi counterpart in a blind tasting dubbed the “Battle of the Bubbles”.

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Taj Group launches cellar collection

India’s leading luxury hotel group, the Taj, has launched a new fine wine collection to meet growing demand in the country.

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