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Wine Intelligence

Wine Intelligence partners with academic institute

23 Mar 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

Leading research body Wine Intelligence has teamed up with the academic wine institute at Geisenheim University in Germany.

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Duty cuts last year benefited consumers and helped stem volume decline, WSTA claims

26 Mar 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

Last year’s duty cuts have benefited consumers and helped halt volume sales declines, the latest research from the WSTA has found.

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Myth: Wine investment is safe

28 Mar 2015 | By Stephen Forward

Truth: The wine investment industry want you to believe this, after all it’s in their financial interest that you buy into this belief, but try telling this to the clients that lost huge amounts of money in this unregulated market.

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Vin-X's Peter Shakeshaft

En primeur risks "exodus" unless it rebalances, Vin-X boss warns

17 Mar 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

A fine wine investment expert has warned that the en primeur system risks seeing an exodus of châteaux from the system and negociants going to the wall, unless it gets its pricing “right”.

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Best of British: we celebrate Top Merchants around the country

10 Mar 2015 | By Gemma McKenna

In part two of our Best of British feature, Harpers takes a look at three more independent wine merchants to keep your eyes on.

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ProWein Preview: The Brits are coming!

09 Mar 2015 | By Richard Siddle

Downtown Düsseldorf will be the place to be this March as ProWein opens its doors to hordes of international buyers – with the Brits increasingly first in the queue. Here is what you can expect for arguably the largest drinks tradeshow in the world.

Vin-X: Is En Primeur between a rock and a hard place?

Between a rock and a hard place: Bordeaux and en primeur 2014

17 Mar 2015 | By Peter Shakeshaft

En primeur is upon us; as soon as the days begin to lengthen and warm, the wine trade starts looking forward to (or complaining about) en primeur. Depending on who you ask its either a ‘bacchanallian feast for the senses’, and a tantalising glimpse of the most recent harvest, OR an onerous week of listening to winemakers tell you once again that it’s the best vintage ever (since last time) and gazing into the tea leaves of barrel samples being tasted far too early.

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En primeur risks "exodus" unless it rebalances, Vin-X boss warns

17 Mar 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

A fine wine investment expert has warned that the en primeur system risks seeing an exodus of châteaux from the system and negociants going to the wall, unless it gets its pricing “right”.

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Tesco

Tesco faces potential multi-billion pound UK shareholder claim

24 Mar 2015 | By Erin Smith

Tesco is facing a potential multi-billion pound class action lawsuit in the UK by a not-for-profit organisation representing its shareholders, in relation to the profit overstatement it announced last year.

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Tesco signs property swap with joint-venture partner on 21 stores

20 Mar 2015 | By Arabella Mileham

Tesco has signed a deal to regain full ownership of 21 superstores that it owned-jointly with a property investment company.

Kantar

Supermarkets lose £400m in sales as price deflation gives further savings to consumers

10 Mar 2015 | By Erin Smith

Supermarkets are missing out on £400 million in sales as price deflation continues to pick up pace offering further savings to consumers, according to latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.  

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