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Hollyoaks girls! Sean Lock! Someone who used to be on Big Brother! Overly-friendly tube staff! All part of your average week in the drinks industry…










Gemma Merna and Claire Cooper from TV soap Hollyoaks encourage young adults to ‘Get Watered, Not Slaughtered’ in London’s Trafalgar Square as part of Drinkaware’s "Why Let Good Times Go Bad?"  campaign to challenge the social acceptability of drunkenness and provide 18-24 year olds with tips for smarter drinking.










Serbian winery Aleksandrovic hosted a lunch and tasting of its wines at the House of Lords.













Aleksandrovic Serbian sparkling wine makes a popular apéritif ahead of the lunch.














Comedian Sean Lock was a special guest at the Launch party for Millione – a sparkling rosé which is contributing £1 from every bottle sold to help build schools in deprived areas of Sierra Leone.














Glamour model, actress and former Big Brother contestant Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace also attended the party at Shoreditch House in London.










Matthew Jukes hosted a wine tasting session within the Atrium at Westfield, London, as part of this year’s "Australialive" activity.










Attracting over 300 people, the "100 Best Australian wines" tasting launched Matthew’s latest book and encouraged Londoners to discover the quality and diversity of Australian wines.










the drinks business was invited to judge the London heats of Mr. Jack’s Birthday Cocktail Competition, to celebrate the 160th anniversary of the distillery’s famous Old No.7 whiskey, at McQueen in Shoreditch, London.













At the Laithwaites tasting in Millbank Tower, Laithwaites buyer Anne Forrest (middle) gets stuck in.










Judy Finn of Neudorf next to Anthony Rose of The Independent at Neudorf’s 30th anniversary celebration dinner in Texture, London.










Inver House Distillers is celebrating the production of their one-millionth bottle since the bottling hall’s opening in May 2009. Jim Quigley, bottling hall manager, holds aloft the millionth bottle, a 12 year-old Old Pulteney.













And finally, it looked to us as though tube workers at Waterloo station were pulling out all the stops to apologies for the disruption Londoners suffered during their strike two weeks ago. This sign greeted commuters on Tuesday evening this week.

db, 24.09.2010


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