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Tuesday 16 September 2014

Wine

BMA drops wine club links after criticism

The British Medical Association has dropped an arrangement with a wine club offering doctors cut-price drink, despite it backing minimum pricing on alcohol.

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Drinking two days in a row is a ‘risk’

A UK Government health quango has warned of the dangers of drinking for two consecutive days urging consumers to adopt a “one day on, one day off” rule.

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Treasury, tough decisions, and bid battles

With offers for Treasury Wine Estates now coming thick and fast, Ron Emler looks at the reasons behind the recent flurry, and wonders what the players could have in store.

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Tom Jones Brits’ preferred drinking pal

Welsh singing superstar Tom Jones has been voted the most popular British pop or rock star to have a pint with, according to a survey by Camra.

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Top 10 new products

This month’s top product releases include Krug’s 2003 single vineyard brut blanc de blancs and a sipping vodka by super-trendy London distillery Sipsmith.

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Wine body confirms threat of Russian ban

Australian winemakers should “prepare themselves” to be affected by Russian trade embargoes, according to the country’s Wine and Grape Authority.

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MPs call for alcohol label health warnings

UK MPs have warned of “a national crisis” as a result of alcohol misuse, calling for health warnings to appear on all drinks labels, among other measures.

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Top 10 wines in the UK press

Susy Atkins heralds the return of Lambrusco, while a sweet Grecian Muscat, said to taste of “Christmas and figs”, gets the thumbs up from David Williams.

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Margaux and Haut-Brion on the rise

Bordeaux first growths Margaux and Haut-Brion are taking an increasing amount of trade by value on Liv-ex – more than the other three first growths combined.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

WSET student numbers hit new high

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust has broken a new record for student numbers in the latest academic year despite a slowdown in growth rates within China.

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