Luton-based suppliers Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines has boosted its senior management team with the creation of a new director of regional sales role.
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Sales of Alsace wines to the UK have jumped according to the latest figures released by the Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d’Alsace (CIVA) – an encouraging sign for the region which has suffered a string of small harvests in recent years.
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The cream of the Spanish wine industry turned out in force on Monday for the International Wine Challenge’s (IWC) inaugural Spanish Wine Merchant awards, with over 200 guests attending the awards dinner in the surrounds of one of Madrid’s most famous buildings, Casino de Madrid.
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