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Wine

BBR plans literary events

Fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has announced a new line-up of literary events that will take place at its St James’s Street home.

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Beet juice tipped to be non-alcoholic wine alternative

Beet juice is bizarrely being hailed as a healthier, non-alcoholic alternative to wine, but why?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 pitfalls of collecting fine wine

Any investment comes with a certain amount of risk, but when it comes to fine wine the pitfalls can be even more obscured, making it a more-difficult-than most market to navigate.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Cool-climate wines drive growth for Matthew Clark

UK drinks distributor Matthew Clark has seen an uplift in sales of premium wines from cool-climate regions – a sign that consumers are increasingly seeking out lighter, fresher styles.

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Scaffolder faces jail over fine wine scam

A wine company boss who conned collectors out of hundreds of thousands of pounds and stole their fine vintages in a scam that “preyed on vulnerable and elderly victims” is facing jail.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 2 Comments »

Wine in a can and ‘brosé’ helps marketers reach millennials

Marketers are helping themselves and consumers overcome the wine snobs by making a reach for the millennial market.

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Boris gifts New Zealand minister English wine

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson showed his faith in English wine by gifting a case of it to New Zealand’s foreign minister Murray McCully this week.

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What are you waiting for?

The fine wine market shows no signs of letting up, and although the end of last week saw a slight fall in index terms, as this week has begun we have seen nothing but rising bids, with offers “leaving the building” a bit sharpish. It felt like a firmer market to start the week, and sure enough the Liv-ex 50 rebounded 0.33% last evening.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Brits toast Olympics with 15m more pints

Sales of wine, beer and cider were given a welcome boost in August with the effects of a heatwave and Olympic celebrations helping to balance an otherwise “torrid year” for retailers.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine among most popular ‘hobby’ investments

According to a new study by Lloyds, one in six investors are sinking their fortunes into “hobby” investments such as fine wine and whisky.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

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