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Monday 8 February 2016

Wine

Ireland ‘needs to change its damaging attitude to alcohol’

The Irish government has outlined strict new legislation to tackle alcohol misuse that could result in a ban on alcohol advertising on public transport and the physical separation of alcohol from other products in stores.

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Top 10 wines in the US press

Festive dessert wines have made a strong impression on American wine writers this week, with Tokaji and various sweet rosés among their top picks.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Cava ‘bigger in France than Champagne is in Spain’

Cava consumption in France is greater than Champagne consumption in Spain, according to the chairman of the Cava Regulatory Board (CRDO).

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Hakkasan somm wins ‘Taster of the Year’

The first Amorim Taster of the Year Award has been won by Tobias Brauweiler MS, head sommelier at the London restaurant Hakkasan Hanway Place.

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André Simon Awards shortlist revealed

The shortlist for this year’s André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards has been revealed with Oz Clarke and Suzanne Mustacich in the running.

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Top Burgundy headlines at Acker’s Asia sale

Acker, Merrall & Condit’s final Asia auction will feature its “largest collection of Burgundy during 2015” consisting of over 400 lots.

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Is the price of rarity justified?

As Burgundy’s prices continue to either stay high or get higher as top Bordeaux gets cheaper, how high is too high for Burgundy?

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 No Comments »

LGBT community ‘intimidated’ by alcohol services

Researchers have called for greater diversity training among health professionals after members of the Scottish LGBT community reported they felt “intimidated” by the “hetero-centric” nature of existing alcohol services.

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Bordeaux and Port in buyers’ sights

“Accessibly priced” Bordeaux and Port are exciting buyers’ interest in the run-up to Christmas according to Liv-ex.

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Brits lap up sparkling wine as sales boom

Sparkling wine has experienced a 41% growth in on-trade sales in the last 12 weeks, more than any other alcohol category.

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