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Virgin Wines full-year results reveal business "ahead of schedule"

Published:  04 November, 2015

Virgin Wines boss Jay Wright says the company is "ahead of schedule" on a three-year plan put in place after its management buyout from Direct Wines in 2013.

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Super premium Mauritian rum gets limited edition first UK release

Published:  03 November, 2015

The Penny Blue super premium Mauritian rum is to receive its first cask release outside the island.

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Bodegas Ramón Bilbao goes back to the future to rebrand

Published:  03 November, 2015

Bodegas Ramón Bilbao has repackaged its range of Riojas to reflect the innovative and futuristic thinking of the 1920s, the era in which the bodega was founded.

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The Glenrothes adds Peated Cask to new Reserve Collection

Published:  03 November, 2015

Speyside distillery The Glenrothes has launched a new expression, The Peated Cask Reserve, as part of its rebranded Reserve Collection.

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DWCC 2015 call to action: start talking to consumers

Published:  03 November, 2015

The annual Digital Wine Communications Conference held last month issued a call to action to the wine trade- stop talking to yourself and start talking to consumers.

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Harvest hailstorms fail to marr first-rate Chablis vintage

Published:  02 November, 2015

Winemakers are reporting an excellent Chablis vintage this year, despite potential turmoil caused by hailstorms as the harvest began.

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Austrian wine producers roll out new classification system for Sekt

Published:  02 November, 2015

After two years of discussion and research, Austria's wine producers have agreed a new quality-identification regime for Sekt.

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Wakefield takes two top awards at Great Australian Shiraz Challenge

Published:  02 November, 2015

Wakefield Wines has won both Best Australian Shiraz and Best Australian Shiraz under AU$25 at the 2015 Great Australian Shiraz Challenge.

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New Zealand wine industry welcomes new EU free trade talks

Published:  02 November, 2015

The New Zealand wine industry has welcomed the possibility of a free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the European Union.

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William Grant announces two rare new limited editions from Kininvie

Published:  02 November, 2015

William Grant & Sons has announced the launch of two prestigious new releases from its Dufftown-based Kininvie Distillery.

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Rapeneau family deal brings first Champagne to Off Piste range

Published:  02 November, 2015

The Rapeneau family has appointed Cheltenham-based Off Piste Wines to distribute its Charles de Cazanove range of Champagnes in the UK off trade.

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Jura launches limited edition gift tins in push for Christmas sales

Published:  02 November, 2015

Jura Single Malt is targeting the UK Christmas market with limited edition gift tins for its core range.

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Master of Malt offers chance to win £1,500 bottle of rare bourbon

Published:  30 October, 2015

Master of Malt is offering Twitter users the opportunity to win a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle's 20 Year Old Family Reserve Bourbon as the culmination if its #BagThisBottle competition.

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Record 2015 harvest set to push English wines to new heights

Published:  30 October, 2015

The English wine industry is set to break £100 million this year on the back of an excellent harvest, according to reports from the Wine & Spirits Trade Association.

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National Majestic listing for award-winning Cotswold Dry Gin

Published:  30 October, 2015

The Cotswolds Distillery has secured a national listing for its Cotswolds Dry Gin in Majestic Wines following a successful regional trial.

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Calabria family wins 15 medals at world's largest wine competition

Published:  30 October, 2015

Australian wine producer, the Calabria Family Winery, has taken home 15 medals from the AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2015.

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Accolade takes Grant Burge distribution from Hatch Mansfield

Published:  30 October, 2015

Australian winery Grant Burge is to end its 10-year distribution deal with Hatch Mansfield.

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Industry cautious on government proposals for revised Pubs Code

Published:  29 October, 2015

Government plans announced today to redraw the relationship between tied pub tenants and their landlords have received a cautious welcome from the industry.

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Israeli-Palestinian partnership makes wine from era of King David

Published:  29 October, 2015

Israeli scientists have recreated wines from what they believe are Biblical era grapes.

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Lanson releases limited edition Noble Cuvée Blanc de Blancs 2000

Published:  29 October, 2015

House of Lanson is to make its award-winning Noble Cuvée Blanc de Blancs 2000 available in the UK.

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