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Monday 28 July 2014

Wine

Parliament’s two year booze bill tops £1.4m

MPs, their staff and visitors to the UK’s Houses of Parliament drank their way through £1.4m of alcohol in the last two years, an FOI request has revealed.

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Lodge owner sorry for ‘native Americans can’t handle alcohol’ slur

A Canadian lodge owner has been forced to apologise for comments made in a brochure warning tourists not to give alcohol to native American guides as they cannot handle it.

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NZ steps up sustainability drive

New Zealand Winegrowers has promised to “keep raising the bar” in sustainability through fresh targets, research and louder communications.

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Prehistoric man’s top tipples unearthed

Man was brewing fruit wines and beer as early as 7,000BC when it was used in sacred rituals and reserved for pleasure by the prehistoric elite, new research suggests.

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Top 10 wines in the US press

Bill St. John picks a selection of “Iberian whites to watch” including a “killer white” from Douro, while Dennis Sodomka recommends a “beauty of a bargain red” from California.

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Hardys creates online sales outlet

Hardys has launched its own online shop in the UK as a retail showcase for the Australian brand’s top end wines.

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Constellation closes in on mobile market

Constellation Brands is strengthening its ability to target wine drinkers through mobile platforms, having partnered with Hello Vino – a wine app with 1.5 million users worldwide.

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Greek and Bulgarian wines to star at LWF

Two tutored masterclasses at this year’s London Wine Fair aim to demonstrate the incredible quality and value of modern Bulgarian and Greek wines.

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Echo Falls unveils ‘fruity’ wine for females

Echo Falls is to launch a new range of “fruit fusion” wines targeted squarely at both “newbie” and female wine drinkers.

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Generation Y prepared to pay more

UK consumers under 35 are willing to pay more for wine than older demographics, according to a report for the London Wine Fair.

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