Johnnie Walker And Scottish Rugby Announce Three-year Partnership

Diageo's blended Scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker and Scottish Rugby have announced a three-year partnership which will see the spirit be exclusively served at all Scotland matches at the Murrayfiel


Wine Trade Does Giro Di Toscana: Day 1 ? The Maremma

Starting day one of the Giro di Toscana, it felt as though I?d consumed a litre of wine and managed fewer than five hours sleep...


Kopparberg: Flavoured Gin Growth Follows Pattern That Made Cider Brand Famous

The recent surge in the popularity of fruit-flavoured gins in the UK feels familiar to Rob Salvesen, cider brand Kopparberg's marketing boss.


Jacquart?s Cellar Master Floriane Eznack To Step Down

Champagne Jacquart?s cellar master, Floriane Eznack, is stepping down from her role at the end of June after eight years at the helm of the house.


Analysis: Oddbins? Potential Rescue Plan

Rumour that high street wine retailer Oddbins may be rescued (for the second time in ten years) by the owner who placed it in administration four months ago came as a surprise this week. db looks at s


Store Closures Higher Than Thought At Oddbins? Parent Company

Nearly half of the retail stores operated by Oddbin?s parent company European Food Brokers Retail Ltd were unprofitable and have already been shut db has learnt, as reports circulate that the company


Waugh On Wine To Be Republished

Auberon Waugh?s famous anthology on wine, with instructions for humiliating stingy hosts and matching German Riesling with pot, is to be republished for the first time in many years.


In Focus: How The Australian Wine Industry Is Dealing With Climate Change

Climate change is having a major effect on Australia?s wineries, as temperatures rise and water becomes increasingly scarce. Phoebe French speaks to winemakers in the country about how they are adapti


Heitz Buys Napa Vineyard From Twe For $25m

Napa's Heitz Cellar has acquired the 54-acre Wildwood Vineyard in Rutherford for a reported US$25 million from previous owner Treasury Wine Estates.


Henri Jayer Wines Headline London Sale

Bonhams? next fine wine sale in London next month will be headlined by wines from one of Burgundy?s most high-profile labels ? Henri Jayer.

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