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How traditional shot brands can get noticed with experiential strategies

Alcohol brands are constantly searching for new ways to encourage consumers to try something new, expand their horizons, and sample their products.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

A time to hedge one’s bets?

We were very interested to see this headline over the weekend: “Hedge funds pile up record bets against sterling”. Without going too deeply into the arguments, these denizens of Mayfair seem to think that the economy is going to struggle post Brexit and that interest rates are due to stay low for some time.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

What are you waiting for?

The fine wine market shows no signs of letting up, and although the end of last week saw a slight fall in index terms, as this week has begun we have seen nothing but rising bids, with offers “leaving the building” a bit sharpish.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Small screen boosts confidence in fine wine

Beady-eyed investors will have had the chance to see and hear Amphora’s own James Fletcher on CNBC last Thursday. Yes folks, the fine wine market has been barreling ahead at such a rate as to attract the attention of the small screen.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Tasmania, an island of well-kept treasures

Being the only island State of Australia, Tasmania is a fascinating and intriguing wine region. According to the legend, this little island in the middle of the ocean was born from the union between Australia and New Zealand.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Pink for Summer: Reviewing five rosé wines perfect for the sun

Rosé is often credited as being the ideal wine for the summer, and here Robin Goldsmith brings us five selections that make perfect accompaniment to the warm weather.

Monday, August 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Eden Mill founder hits back at distillery confusion

From the Borders to Angus, to Harris to Fife we are seeing continued growth in the number of new distilleries across Scotland, each of which are creating meaningful jobs and adding value to Scotland PLC.

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Five years from market peak: a divided picture

There was an interesting article on the Liv-ex blog at the end of last week highlighting precisely the sort of thing we have been emphasising at Amphora over the last few years.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

A Grand Annual Tasting 2016 full of surprises

Back from a second year of exploration of the wine planet, The Wine Explorers are back with suitcases full of bottles – one more intriguing than the other.

Monday, August 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Australia’s best wine lists for 2016

Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards took place this week at Luke Mangan’s Glass Restaurant and Bar in Sydney.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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