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Get Porty: How Port is attracting the next generation

While other fortified wines, such as Sherry and vermouth, have taken a hit, Port is, comparatively, doing well. Lauren Eads looks at how the sector is trying to attract younger drinkers while keeping its traditional fan base happy.


Message in a bottle: How the Champagne bottle is evolving

The mass production of glass brought about a conformity to Champagne bottles but now some producers are creating bespoke bottles to make their brands stand out. However, writes Lauren Eads, the process is quite an undertaking.


Breaking down Brexit: What does it mean for the wine and spirit industry?

As Brexit negotiations heat up, Arabella Mileham meets Miles Beale, chief executive of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association, to find out the latest developments in the aftermath of a chaotic general election.

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Green Awards 2017

Deadline: 25th Oct 2017

The Global Riesling Masters 2017

Deadline: 30th Oct 2017

Rioja Masters 2017

Deadline: 30th Oct 2017

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The World Bulk Wine Exhibition

Amsterdam,Netherlands
20th Nov 2017

The Drinks Business Green Awards 2017

London,United Kingdom
20th Nov 2017

The Global Spirits Masters Lunch

London,United Kingdom
1st Dec 2017

International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show

London,United Kingdom
24th Jan 2018
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The week in pictures

From a show-stopping Barca Velha vertical and a new winery helter-skelter, to London’s annual Whisky Show – it has been a jam-packed week in the drinks industry.

Australia’s women in wine to watch

In the second instalment of our Australian women in wine feature, we flag up the winemakers branching out with their own labels and the rising stars to watch.

Australia’s top women winemakers

From Sue Hodder of Wynns to Virginia Willcock of Vasse Felix, db meets the top women winemakers in Australia who are blazing a trail at their respective estates.