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Valerio Adami Macallan breaks $1m barrier again

A bottle of 60 year-old 1926 Macallan with a label by Valerio Adami was sold this week for a hammer price US$1 million – the first time the price has been achieved in an online sale.

Decision to deny visas for low skilled workers creates ‘huge challenge’ for UK on-trade

The UK government’s decision to deny visas to low-skilled workers is set to create a “huge challenge” to the UK’s pub, bar and restaurant sector, the drinks trade has warned.

Lidl selling magnums of Nero d’Avola for £7.99

Discount retailer Lidl is selling magnums of Nero d’Avola for £7.99, but has had to raise the cost of the wine in Scotland to £9.75 so it complies with minimum pricing.

UK drinks SMEs call for duty cut

A collection of British winemakers, distillers and retailers have called on the new chancellor to cut the duty in his next budget to help boost business.

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