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Top Champagnes priced under £50

We round up the top Champagnes priced under £50 as judged by the drinks business Champagne Masters.

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Budget means UK wine drinkers will pay £1.3bn more

British Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to increase wine duty will see drinkers pay £1.3 billion extra over the next five years, according to analysis seen by db.

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Smell of alcohol ‘impedes self control’

People exposed to the smell of alcohol are less likely to maintain their self-control because the aroma is too distracting to focus on a task, new research has concluded.

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Online wine retailing: top tips

As part of our in-depth look at online retailing, db spoke to a number of industry figures to gauge the top tips for successful retailing online. This was their advice:

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Casillero del Diablo now number 5 wine brand in UK

Chilean wine giant Concha y Toro’s flagship brand, Casillero del Diablo, has leapfrogged Gallo and Jacob’s Creek to become the fifth best-selling wine brand in the UK.

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Humble Grape expands with new London bar

London wine bar and shop Humble Grape is set to open a second bar – its first in central London – as it ramps up its focus on corporate events.

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The week in pictures

A Benevolent bash, cocktail conjurers, ProWein, and a record-breaking musical performance inspired by Jäegermeister – what a week to be in the drinks trade.

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‘Spectacular’ Burgundy results at Christie’s

Christie’s London fine wine sale realised over £1 million this week, driven by strong global bidding.

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Bacchus: England’s answer to Marlborough Sauvignon?

Flint Vineyard winemaker Ben Witchell believes his research project on the Bacchus grape could cement England’s claim to being a major cool-climate winegrowing region.

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Atkin: Terroir taking Argentine wines to ‘new level’

A sustained focus on terroir is taking Argentine winemaking to “a whole new level”, says Tim Atkin MW, who believes the country is now beginning to fulfil its wine-producing potential.

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