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Fitzrovia restaurant to shine a light on Greek wines

Ampéli, a new wine-focused restaurant that opened on Charlotte Street in London this week, will shine a light on Greek wines in a list compiled by Yiannis Karakasis MW.

Essex farmer launches Britain’s first homegrown baijiu

Essex farmer Pete Thompson is due to launch the first British-made baijiu made with homegrown sorghum in the UK on 25 January to coincide with Chinese New Year.

Lyme Bay Winery launches canned sparkling mead

Lyme Bay Winery in Devon has launched a pair of canned sparkling meads in the UK on-trade with the aim of introducing younger consumers to the fermented honey drink.

Christmas retail roundup: Christmas booze sales push Lidl into double digits

Booze sales helped to push Lidl's sales into double digit growth, the retailer has reported, with beer, wine and spirits up 13%, its highest growth recorded in the category.

The big interview: David Gandy

December 19th, 2019

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