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Saturday 10 December 2016 loc: GB

UK

Fake Scotch hints at wider world of counterfeits

Fake Scotch whisky worth close to £1 million has been removed from the market in what one broker has called “just the tip of the iceberg”.

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Virgin Wines predicts top Christmas tipples

Grower champagnes, Aussie reds and German wines are being tipped for online success over Christmas, according to Virgin Wines

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Tennis ace Boris Becker partners with Anakena

Six-time Grand Slam winner Boris Becker has been made a brand ambassador for Chilean winery Anakena to help build its presence in the UK.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

WSTA hails ‘year of gin’

Gin sales in the UK on- and off-trades have surpassed £1 billion for the first time according to the latest figures from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

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Fair Trade wines rise 25% at The Co-op

The Co-op saw sales of Fairtrade wine grow 25% year-on-year as consumers increasingly look for ethical alternative, it has claimed.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Sotheby’s reveals ‘festive treats’ for London sale

Sotheby’s last fine wine sale of the year in London includes a line up of “festive treats” from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and Port.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Grape Britain: 10 unlikely vineyards in the UK

With the news that the UK is set to become a major exporter of wine by 2100, we look at some of the more unusual places that British producers are growing grapes.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Macallan whisky maker joins Lakes Distillery

Cumbria’s only distillery, the Lakes Distillery, has appointed The Macallan’s whisky maker as its new master blender.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Chinese firm buys British pub visited by Xi Jinping

A Chinese firm has purchased the British pub visited by president Xi Jinping after the leader’s visit to the UK in October last year.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Matthew Clark sets out on-trade trends

Vermouths, infused-drinks, Prosecco alternatives and seasonal beers are set to win in the on-trade this Christmas and into 2017, according to wholesale supplier Matthew Clark.

Monday, December 5th, 2016 No Comments »

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