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It's lovely from home-grown winners
Sat 21 May 2016

It's lovely from home-grown winners

Belfast Telegraph

The UK may never match the huge pot of gold-medal-winning wines of Champagne, but with a record-breaking seven gold awards handed out by the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC), there's plenty to celebrate ahead of this year's English Wine Week (My 28 to June 5).

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Vine Time
Fri 20 May 2016

Vine Time

Huddersfield Daily Examiner

We may never match the huge pot of gold-medal-winning wines of Champagne, but with a record-breaking seven gold awards handed out by the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), there's plenty to celebrate ahead of this year's English Wine Week (May 28-June 5).

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Thirsty Work
Fri 20 May 2016

Thirsty Work

Huddersfield Daily Examiner

We may never match the huge pot of gold-medal-winning wines of Champagne, but with a record-breaking seven gold awards handed out by the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC), there's plenty to celebrate ahead of this year's English Wine Week (May 28 to June 5).

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English bubbly scoops record medal haul at world prestigious wine awards
Thu 12 May 2016

English bubbly scoops record medal haul at world prestigious wine awards

Evening Standard

Homegrown British sparkling wines beat off competition from 90 countries all over the world to bag seven first-place spots in the major competition.

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IWSC releases first set of 2016 results
Wed 4 May 2016

IWSC releases first set of 2016 results

The Drinks Business

The first set of results includes entries from the northern hemisphere, with medals awarded to wines from Eastern Europe, Asia, USA, Canada, Portugal, Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom.

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This Tiny Finnish Distillery Makes Some of the World's Best Gin
Tue 5 Apr 2016

This Tiny Finnish Distillery Makes Some of the World's Best Gin

MUNCHIES

In 2012, three Finnish men sat in a sauna in Finland, sipping foreign rye whisky and talking. "Rye whisky is not very well-known in Finland," says Mikko Koskinen, who sat in that sauna. "We started to wonder why nobody does rye whisky here. Because we make everything else out of rye."

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Pairing Spanish Sparkling Wine
Fri 1 Apr 2016

Pairing Spanish Sparkling Wine

Glass of Bubbly

Bodegas Coto Redondo's Senorio do Rubiós Condada do Tea Blanco Brut Nature comes from Galicia, Spain's north-west where the mountains which are split by beautiful fjior-like rivers sweep down to the cold Atlantic. In DO Rías Baixas there are several sparkling wines which have been grateful to share the limelight of this Gold Outstanding winning fizz at the IWSC for Gold Outstanding Spanish Sparkling Wine in 2014.

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Denbies English Sparkling Wine
Fri 1 Apr 2016

Denbies English Sparkling Wine

Glass of Bubbly

Denbies wines compete on an international level and has won multiple gold awards for their sparkling wine. They have welcomed several members of the Royal family to the estate, linking ti the historical background which dates back to Prince Albert in 1851.

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How Scotland is leading the way in gin tourism
Fri 25 Mar 2016

How Scotland is leading the way in gin tourism

Scotsman Food and Drink

The route of spiritual growth - how Scotland is leading the way in gin tourism, by putting some of the world's best gins - and craft Vodkas - on the map

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World's best Brandy accolade for Klipdrift Premium
Thu 24 Mar 2016

World's best Brandy accolade for Klipdrift Premium

Mudlmag

In a boost for Distell's reputation as a producer of world-class brandies, the popular Klipdrift Premium has been named as 2016's World's Best Brandy at the World Brandy Awards.

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78° Gin wins gold at San Francisco World Spirits Competition
Tue 22 Mar 2016

78° Gin wins gold at San Francisco World Spirits Competition

CityMag

Adelaide Hills Distillery just keeps kicking goals.

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McGuigan Wines launches new Family Release variety exclusively into Waitrose
Tue 22 Mar 2016

McGuigan Wines launches new Family Release variety exclusively into Waitrose

Retail Times

Fourth generation Australian Winemakers and on of the world's most awarded wineries, McGuigan Wines have launched new Family Release range exclusively into Waitrose.

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A toast to the Emerald Isle
Sat 19 Mar 2016

A toast to the Emerald Isle

Dundee Courier (Weekend)

If raising a glass to St. Patrick on Thursday was a no-no because you were at work, here are a few suggestions to help you celebrate over the weekend.

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Easter lamb
Sat 19 Mar 2016

Easter lamb

Belfast Live

There's plenty who like mixing culture and alcohol in this wee place but for the more, ahem, refinded drinker Easter lamb and one of the Beaujolais Crus is unlikely to get you arrested.

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Hit Crus control for Easter feast
Sat 19 Mar 2016

Hit Crus control for Easter feast

Daily Mirror Northern Ireland

Ah, the heady mix of culture and alcohol made this news again this week.

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Lidl's GlenAlba, costs just £30 triumphs the World Whiskey Awards
Sat 19 Mar 2016

Lidl's GlenAlba, costs just £30 triumphs the World Whiskey Awards

Daily Mirror Northern Ireland

Budget supermarket chain Lidl won a top prize at the world whiskies awards. The best 'special release' blended whisky of 2015 was Gen Alba, a 22 year old blended whisky priced just £29.99.

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The vineyard spearheading English wine tourism
Fri 18 Mar 2016

The vineyard spearheading English wine tourism

Esquire UK

Now that we've all stopped scoffing at the idea of English wine, particularly the fizzy stuff, one name that should be at the top of your shopping list is the Gusbourne Estate.

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Yearlstone Vineyard and Café will be opening soon
Fri 18 Mar 2016

Yearlstone Vineyard and Café will be opening soon

Business Courier

YEARLSTONE Vineyard and Café will be opening again on Friday, March 25. The beautiful venue is a great place for a walk and lovely light lunch washed down with wines recently praised in the leading wine magazines of both France and Germany.

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Yearlstone Vineyard and Cafe will be opening soon
Fri 18 Mar 2016

Yearlstone Vineyard and Cafe will be opening soon

Crediton Courier

YEARLSTONE Vineyard and Café will be opening again on Friday, March 25. The beautiful venue is a great place for a walk and a lovely light lunch washed down with wines and recently praised in the leading wine magazines of both France and Germany.

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Wine of the week: an £8,000 sherry - but one that's sheer heaven
Fri 18 Mar 2016

Wine of the week: an £8,000 sherry - but one that's sheer heaven

Money Week

This sherry, with its staggering price tag, could sit comfortably in the motoring section on this very page or even overleaf among the enviable properties which catch my eye every week.

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