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The week in pictures


Marinel FitzSimons of sister title The Spirits Business and Stuart Randall of Marquis Vodka try out some Fashion Week-inspired Front Row cocktails at the Light Bar at the St Martin’s Lane Hotel, including the Size Zero Hero and Citrus Detox, during a rickshaw cocktail safari evening that winded up with Espresso Martinis at the Sanderson’s Long Bar.

Cana Negra Guatemalan Gran Reserva Rum proved db’s favourite in a line up of five during a rum tasting at the M&S new spirits range launch at Dabbous – we found it paired particularly well with dark chocolate, showing notes of coconut, orange peel and caramel.

Brighton Grand Hotel tweeted this picture of its new Champagne and Oyster bar, saying: “Sneaky peak of what will be the Champagne & oyster bar in GB1. A little way to go,but on track for opening on 6th Feb.”

Glen Humphries tweeted this picture which shows a funny but unfortunate piece of t-shirt positioning. He asked: “Reckon this woman will ever wear that shirt again?”

Enjoying Dermot O’Leary presenting the National Television Awards at the O2 Arena with Accolade Wines.

Accolade Wines’ suite at the O2 Arena for the National Television Awards, where food and drink were enjoyed before the ceremony started.

Paul and Ian from Accolade Wines man the bar and keep the drinks flowing with a selection of Hardy’s and Echo Falls wines during the National Television Awards.

La Riojana held an Argentine wine tasting at the Houses of Parliament on 21 January 2013.

Sam Combes, from Tierra PR, serving Tilimuqui Fairtrade Organic Cabernet Sauvignon Bonarda to Robin Walker MP.

Krug has created a display to celebrate the work of founder Johann-Joseph Krug at its HQ in Reims, including a excerpt from his notebook describing his vision for the ideal Champagne.

The Gothic beauty of Reims cathedral is heightened by a snowfall. The stonework on the facade was restored in time for the building’s 800th anniversary last year.

Ruinart’s iconic blanc de blancs ages in the house’s chalk cellars, called Les Crayères.

Just outside Epernay, Champagne vines receive a dusting of January snow.

Even le babyfoot is branded at Veuve Clicquot’s Hotel du Marc in Reims.

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