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Friday 9 December 2016 loc: GB

Wine

Convenience retail is key for ‘individual’ wine brands, The Co-op claims

The convenience channels could prove the best route to market for more individual wine producers, The Co-op’s BWS boss has claimed.

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Australian wine and the art of blending

The ability of some Australian winemakers to be able to commit to memory a library of their wines’ flavours and aromas has helped the country become renowned for its blends.

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Les Grands Chais de France targets channel growth following restructure

Leading French wine supplier Les Grands Chais de France is looking to build growth in independents and convenience stores following its adoption of a new channel strategy

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French wine ‘must avoid’ haute-couture image

French wines must resist the temptation to become “like haute-couture”, a leading French marketing agency has warned.

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Aldi launches 13-variety du Pape wine brand

Low-price retailer Aldi has released a Châteauneuf du Pape to the UK market made using all 13 of the traditional grape varieties that the region is allowed to grow.

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Top 10 wines in the US press

Springtime rosé, a masterclass in Bordeaux and a focus on a particular California producer make up our collection of American wine writers’ top picks this week.

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Malbec World Day readies for sixth edition

More than 70 events are set to take place across the world in April to mark the sixth World Malbec Day, organised by Wines of Argentina to promote the “classic” Argentine variety.

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Masterclass highlights Bourgogne’s best value wines

Village-level Bourgogne can be accessibly priced but you have to go “off the beaten track”, a masterclass in Oxford last month helped to prove.

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Plaimont makes major wine tourism bid

South-West France wine co-op Plaimont Producteurs is aiming to become a wine tourism hotspot after buying Saint-Mont Monastery in Gascony.

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Bordeaux 2015: notes from the Left Bank

The second day of the Union des Grands Crus tasting focused on the Left Bank, where the claims that 2015 is a great vintage were put to the test.

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