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Saturday 30 July 2016 loc: GB


Cool Climate Symposium to feature ‘who’s who’ of wine

Next year’s Cool Climate Wine Symposium will feature a “who’s who of the international wine community” according to event chairman, Bruce Tindale.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine trade ‘needs a Jamie Oliver’

The wine trade could benefit from having “a Jamie Oliver” figure to engage with consumers and encourage interest in wine, a leading retail buyer has said.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 7 Comments »

UK sees 41% rise in wine producers

The UK has witnessed a 41% rise in the number of new wine producers in the last year, according to figures from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Monday, October 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Own-label wines from merchants and supermarkets alike make the grade with British wine writers this week, along with lesser-known Spanish reds and Aussie stalwarts.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic Wine scraps six-bottle minimum

Majestic Wine will remove its six-bottle minimum purchase rule from tomorrow as part of a new pricing strategy to simplify shopping in-store and online.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

English fizz trumps Champagne in blind tasting

A pair of English sparkling wines from Hampshire and Sussex have beaten famous Champagnes to take the top spots in a blind tasting.

Sunday, October 25th, 2015 2 Comments »

Changing of the guard at Clos de Tart

Corney & Barrow marked the end of Sylvain Pitiot’s tenure as winemaker of the Burgundian monopole with a vertical of 16 of his vintages.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl to boost core wine range by 30%

Lidl is expanding its core wine range by more than third as well as upping its focus on premium spirits and new wave beers.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Halloween ‘survival guide’ pairs candy with wine

Wine app Vivino has launched a “Halloween survival guide for adults” helping users to pair their favourite wines to the most appropriate candy.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week the drinks trade was kept on its toes with a classic 80s film to celebrate, grapes to harvest, and we at db ​hosted our inaugural Wine Show Chelsea.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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