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What's really going on in the world of wine & spirits...

Monk's wine

Unearthed – the true story of the birth of wine

01 Apr 2016 | By Avril Fuehl

Researchers from Domaine of the Bee have rediscovered a primitive winemaking culture deep in the Caucasus mountains who have been making wine the same way for thousands of years.

Galvin and Sirieix are rubbing shoulders with James Bond in new Spectre film

Chris Galvin and Fred Sirieix's "dream come true" to have cameo role in new James Bond film Video

01 Apr 2015 | By Claret Pimpernel

Award winning chef Chris Galvin and his general manager, Fred Sirieix, at London’s Galvin at Windows have had a dream come true with a surprise cameo role in the new James Bond film, Spectre.

Alistair Pyatt's chance meeting with the Chancellor George Osborne

How Jascot's Alastair Pyatt "persuaded" the Chancellor to freeze wine duty

23 Mar 2015 | By Richard Siddle

So here’s us all thinking it was the gallant combined efforts of a cross industry high profile campaign that convinced the Chancellor, George Osborne, to freeze the duty on wine in last week’s Budget. Well think again.

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Amazon Prime Now

Amazon Prime Now to offer one hour delivery on wine and spirits Video

01 Jul 2015 | By Erin Smith

Amazon yesterday launched one hour delivery in London on select products including several of its beer, wine and spirits offerings with its new Prime Now service.


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Harpers Choice August

Harpers Choice

07 Aug 2015

Some of this month’s sampled goods!

Domaine Gagey Monthéalie 2010; Griset Sauvignon Gris Rosé 2014; Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Gin

Harpers choice: April 2015

14 Apr 2015 | By Erin Smith

Domaine Gagey Monthéalie 2010; Griset Sauvignon Gris Rosé 2014; Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Gin

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