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Getting down to business at London 2013

Published:  17 May, 2013

London 2013 takes place at the Royal Albert Hall on September 24 and offers a completely new way of buying and sourcing wine. Here's how it all works...

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How do you buy your wine?

Published:  17 May, 2013

When it comes to developing a wine range, there are an increasing number of different ways to source wine.

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Wine Vision 2013: One world, one vision

Published:  17 May, 2013

The world's most influential wine figures are to come together at Wine Vision in London later this year to help shape the future of the global wine industry. Here's how you can get involved

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Q&A: Philip Reedman MW, Wine and retail consultant

Published:  17 May, 2013

Reedman was a member of the Tesco team responsible for introducing screwcaps to its wines...

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Q&A: Mimi Avery, brand ambassador, Avery's

Published:  17 May, 2013

Newly appointed to the family business, Avery talks through the portfolio and tells Anne Krebiehl how she plans to...

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Sainsbury's to focus on lighter-style wines

Published:  16 May, 2013

Sainsbury's plans to double the sales of its lighter-style wines by 2020 as it responds both to growing consumer demand and its obligations under the government's Responsibility Deal.

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Tesco invites suppliers to pitch for listings at next week's LIWF

Published:  14 May, 2013

Tesco's wine team will again give suppliers the chance to pitch their business for potential listings at next week's London International Wine Fair (LIWF).

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Supermarket wines win big at IWC

Published:  13 May, 2013

Thirty supermarket own-brand wines have won gold medals in the International Wine Challenge.

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Waitrose appoints Direct Wines buyer Cat Lomax

Published:  29 April, 2013

Waitrose has recruited Cat Lomax from Direct Wines to join its buying team.

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Naked Wines looks to further growth

Published:  19 April, 2013

With operations in the UK, US and Australia, Naked Wines' Rowan Gormley and Eamon Fitzgerald look at further growth with Richard Siddle

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The List: The Providores

Published:  05 April, 2013

Anne Krebiehl navigates the 99% Kiwi wine list at London's Providores and Tapa Room

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Barwell & Jones: Keeping things pure and simple

Published:  05 April, 2013

With the traditional agency model under threat, Barwell & Jones is expanding its wine-only portfolio, as Laura Heywood reports

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Simon Cairns appointed to head up The Co-operative's wine team

Published:  22 March, 2013

The Co-operative Group has appointed Simon Cairns as wine category trading manager.

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Red & White keeps it local

Published:  15 March, 2013

For West Country wine business Red & White, location is absolutely key, as Ed Robertson reports

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Openings: Coq D'Argent

Published:  15 March, 2013

There are still some restaurants you can walk into and say: "Recession? What recession?" It's especially applicable when you visit on a Wednesday evening and it's full to buzzing with a n array of clientele, including plenty of suited businessmen and women, but also families, couples and those in a celebratory mood.

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The Benevolent: Chairman Chris Porter speaks out

Published:  15 March, 2013

As this is my first ever Benevolent column I thought it would be fitting to start with some "Benevolent basics". I'm aware from discussions I've had around the trade that not everyone understands the work that is done by our trade charity. I have heard it suggested that it's "something to do with old people" or "we've heard of it but are not really sure what is does or who it helps".

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Fewer promotions for Sainsbury's BWS

Published:  14 March, 2013

Sainsbury's plans to move its BWS pricing towards an everyday value proposition and run fewer promotions.

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Tesco makes raft of UK wine appointments

Published:  12 March, 2013

Tesco has bolstered its UK wine team following the recent news that Dan Jago and some of his colleagues will take on a more global role. TextTesco has bolstered its UK wine team following the recent news that Dan Jago and some of his colleagues will take on a more global role.

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Speed dating with the suppliers

Published:  12 March, 2013

Hoping to court some new indie customers is Liberty Wines with a quick-fire Q&A round.

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Lucy Clements leaves Cornerstone for Tesco role

Published:  08 March, 2013

Cornerstone director of winemaking Lucy Clements is leaving the US importer to take on a role at Tesco.

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