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Jonathan Downey & The Mixing Class launch Mark Ridgwell Scholarship for bartenders

London Union and The Mixing Class have introduced the first annual Mark Ridgwell Scholarship, which aims to educate bartenders in the spirit of the late industry expert Mark Ridgwell.

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‘Orange wines are versatile, hard work – and not dirty,’ says Modal Wines' Nic Rizzi

Modal Wines’ Nic Rizzi has launched an impassioned defence of orange wines to some of the country’s top sommeliers.[caption id="attachment_53825" alig

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The Sommelier Wine Awards 2019 opens for entries

Sommelier Wine Awards, the only wine competition judged by the on-trade and run in conjunction with Imbibe, is back and open for entries.Making a name

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‘Best Six Wines out of 3000 entries’ – SWA 2018 Trophies revealed

The final act of the Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 has taken place, with the crowning of this year’s Trophy winners at Imbibe Live.From extraordinarily c

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France benefits as Eurowines increases portfolio by 10%

Eurowines is looking to bolster its portfolio with 12 new wineries in 2018 – an increase of over 10%.Currently the importer has 104 wineries on its b

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Bibendum scoops second Merchant of the Year Award at SWA 2018

Bibendum has won Merchant of the Year in the Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 for the second year on the trot.

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Top wine producers go for secondary grape varieties for affordable quality

At this year's Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA), Christine Parkinson, Hakkasan's group head of wine and the competition's head of judging, noticed a trend

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Bibendum adds two new English wine producers to its range

There are two new English wine producers the UK trade is set to hear more about as drinks supplier Bibendum Wine picks up its distribution.Adding to t

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France benefits as Eurowines increases portfolio by 10%

Eurowines is looking to bolster its portfolio with 12 new wineries in 2018 – an increase of over 10%.Currently the importer has 104 wineries on its b

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Bibendum scoops second Merchant of the Year Award at SWA 2018

Bibendum has won Merchant of the Year in the Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 for the second year on the trot.

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Top wine producers go for secondary grape varieties for affordable quality

At this year's Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA), Christine Parkinson, Hakkasan's group head of wine and the competition's head of judging, noticed a trend

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Bibendum adds two new English wine producers to its range

There are two new English wine producers the UK trade is set to hear more about as drinks supplier Bibendum Wine picks up its distribution.Adding to t

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English sparkling wine trumps champagne in Sommelier Wine Awards 2018

For the first time in the history of the Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA), English sparkling wines have taken more places than champagne on the coveted gol

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Jenkyn Place launches vintage 2014 sparkling rosé

Hampshire’s Jenkyn Place has added a vintage 2014 sparkling rosé to its range.

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English sparkling wine trumps champagne in Sommelier Wine Awards 2018

For the first time in the history of the Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA), English sparkling wines have taken more places than champagne on the coveted gol

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Jenkyn Place launches vintage 2014 sparkling rosé

Hampshire’s Jenkyn Place has added a vintage 2014 sparkling rosé to its range.