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IWSC launches quest for digital talent

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is offering the chance to win a trip to Australia and a paid six month contract as host of its new digital platform.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Q&A with Laure Patry of Social Wine & Tapas

Ahead of the opening of Jason Atherton’s new wine mecca Social Wine and Tapas in Marylebone next week, we get the lowdown on the bar from Laure Patry, who will be running the show.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Hot new London bar openings: June

With summer upon us, our round-up of new bar openings in the UK capital includes a jazz and julep joint, a boozy ice cream bar and Krug’s latest pop-up.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade builds on British gin success

With 140 million bottles of British gin being exported a year, the government, suppliers and the industry’s largest trade body have teamed up to promote the category further.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl takes aim at craft beer market

It has already taken a swipe at rival supermarket wine retailers, and now Lidl is taking aim at craft beer by launching a range of ales.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: What next for en primeur?

The 2014 campaign has been neither a roaring success nor an unmitigated disaster but some merchants are now questioning their approach to future campaigns with one major merchant announcing a review.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Alleged million-pound wine fraudster in court

A man who was banned from running a company has swindled £1m out of investors in a fraudulent fine wine scheme, a London court has heard.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 2 Comments »

BBR in grower Champagne push

Fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd aimed to introduce more customers to its grower Champagne portfolio with a dedicated tasting last week.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Waitrose rides the gin wave

Waitrose has seized on the UK’s current gin boom, almost doubling its range in the last 12 months and reporting a 7% year-on-year sales increase.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s to host Massimo Bottura pop-up

Auction house Sotheby’s is to host a pop-up version of Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana, ranked the third best restaurant in the world, in London this month.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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