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Le Creuset presents LM 250 Lever Model

Le Creuset offers a range of premium gadgets to enhance the wine-tasting experience, and that make perfect gifts for the wine enthusiast in your life. From the unrivaled performance of the LM 250 Lever Model, a rigorously tested 21st-century redesign of the original Herbert Allen lever corkscrew, to the WA142 …

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UK first no and low alcohol pub set to open in London

Sainsbury’s to preparing to launch ‘The Clean Vic’: a traditional pub which will only serve non-alcoholic and low (up to 0.5%) ABV (Alcohol By Volume) alternatives to wines, beers and spirits. Billed as the UK’s first ever no and low alcohol pub, the pop-up will open its doors in London …

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Waitrose & Partners introduces ‘W’ range of lesser-known wines

Waitrose & Partners is introducing a new range of nine own-label wines celebrating lesser-known grape varieties. The ‘W’ range, which launches in-store and online from June 17, will introduce an experimental range of wines from different regions and countries including Sardinia, Austria and Chile. A survey of 2,000 people in …

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Waitrose to exclusively stock Sir Ian Botham’s wines

From this month, Waitrose & Partners will be stocking an exclusive selection of Sir Ian Botham’s wines from his newly launched collection. Sourced from selected vineyards across Australia, each wine represents a pivotal moment from the former cricketer’s career. The two collections, The All-Rounder and The Botham Series, will be …

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Waitrose launches ‘vin in a tin’

Just in time for the summer festival and picnic season, Waitrose is launching wine in a can, From Monday (June 25), an organic rosé and shiraz sourced by Robert Eden of Chateau Maris, will be available in recyclable 250ml cans – the equivalent to one large glass. The supermarket chain …

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Millennials inspire smaller wine bottles

Tesco has launched a range of smaller sized wine bottles to help shoppers control portions and reduce waste. Included in the 37-strong range is the supermarket’s first ever 50cl wine bottle size, which contains the equivalent of four glasses. There are also 37.5cl bottles, which contain the equivalent of three …

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Romania tipped as the latest wine hotspot

Waitrose has reported a surge in the popularity of Romanian wine, as sales increase by 17% year-on-year. The supermarket chain’s own-label Blueprint Romanian Pinot Noir is showing a rise in sales of 60% against last year, as the cherry-scented variety proves popular with shoppers. Waitrose wine buyer Victoria Mason said: …

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Tesco tracks the rise of the ‘new British wine connoisseurs’

Brits are acquiring a new degree of sophistication when it comes to buying wine, according to Tesco. The supermarket chain reports that the latest figures from retail analyst Nielsen show sales for wine priced £10 and over grew by 23% in the 12 months to December 2017 – and Tesco …

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Record demand for ‘no and low’ alcohol drinks at Tesco

New Year’s resolutions to enjoy a healthier January have held strong among Tesco shoppers, with the grocer revealing record sales of low alcohol beer, wine and spirits. In total over the last four weeks, demand for low alcohol beer, wine and spirits has rocketed by more than 100% compared with …

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Booze and vegetarian dishes boost Waitrose sales

Total sales excluding fuel for Waitrose were up 2.1% last week (to Saturday October 28) on last year. The supermarket chain’s customer director Martin George said sales of vegetarian food increased by 24% as Waitrose unveiled its biggest ever range of meat-free foods. With the introduction of 30 new dishes, …

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