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  • London Wine Week, June 5-11 (DrinkUp London) London Wine Week is finally here! The week of wine we’ve all been waiting for starts today. Wondering how to get involved? It’s easy. Simply grab yourself a ......
  • London Wine Week 2017 Partner Bars Announced (DrinkUp.London) As the plans for London Wine Week take shape we’ve announced the first 100 bars who will be celebrating with us this festival. For an entire week this summer, running ......
  • London Wine Fair, 22-24 May (London Wine Fair) A truly international event, the London Wine Fair offers over 10,000 wines produced in over 40 countries worldwide. 15,000 wine professionals will journey to Kensington Olympia, London to ......
  • London Wine Week Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now (DrinkUp.London) This June we’re converting Bethnal Green’s Oval Space into the ultimate summer wine garden complete with incredible wines from around the world and a vermouth terrace for those enjoyable ......
  • Wine Folly Wine Tasting Wheel (Drinking Trends) Wine Folly, our favourite source of wine maps, infographics and paraphernalia are releasing a nifty new flavour wheel. Use the 9 inch flavour wheel while tasting to quickly ......
    London Wine Week, June 5-11

London Wine Week, June 5-11

(DrinkUp London) London Wine Week is finally here! The week of wine we’ve all been waiting for starts today. Wondering how to get involved? It’s easy. Simply grab yourself a festival pass (you can buy those HERE for just £10) and spend the week visiting bars (full list of all 125 venues HERE) serving delicious £5 wine flights and sip + snack pairings. It’s really a whole week of treat yo self. There’s …

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    London Wine Week 2017 Partner Bars Announced

London Wine Week 2017 Partner Bars Announced

(DrinkUp.London) As the plans for London Wine Week take shape we’ve announced the first 100 bars who will be celebrating with us this festival. For an entire week this summer, running June 5th – 11th, London’s very best wine bars will be serving flights of wine for just £5 or deliciously paired Sip + Snacks offers to Festival Pass holders. Explore London’s tapas bars, tabancos, bodegas, restaurants, terraces, basements and wine merchants while …

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    London Wine Fair, 22-24 May 🗓 🗺

London Wine Fair, 22-24 May 🗓 🗺

(London Wine Fair) A truly international event, the London Wine Fair offers over 10,000 wines produced in over 40 countries worldwide. 15,000 wine professionals will journey to Kensington Olympia, London to be immersed in the world of wine, to sample across the continents and take part in the tastings & masterclasses.   Esoterica Since making its debut at the Fair in 2014, esoterica has become one of the LWF’s most popular feature …

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    London Wine Week Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now

London Wine Week Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now

(DrinkUp.London) This June we’re converting Bethnal Green’s Oval Space into the ultimate summer wine garden complete with incredible wines from around the world and a vermouth terrace for those enjoyable sunset aperitifs. Address Oval Space, 29-32 The Oval, London, E2 9DT Dates from 08/06/2017 to 10/06/2017 Opening Times THU-FRI 18.00 – 23.00 SAT 12.00 – 17.00 & 18.00 – 23.00 The Wine Edit will become the focal point of our grape-inspired …

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    Wine Folly Wine Tasting Wheel

Wine Folly Wine Tasting Wheel

(Drinking Trends) Wine Folly, our favourite source of wine maps, infographics and paraphernalia are releasing a nifty new flavour wheel. Use the 9 inch flavour wheel while tasting to quickly identify different flavours in wine.  The chart is organized by how aromas are derived in wine: Primary: Aromas derived from the variety. Secondary: Derived from fermentation and yeast. Tertiary: Derived from aging, oak and oxidation. The backside of the circle chart …

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    2017 Budget Beer Tax Hike Hugely Damaging To British Brewers – BBPA

2017 Budget Beer Tax Hike Hugely Damaging To British Brewers – BBPA

(British Beer and Pub Association) Commenting on the Chancellor’s 2017 Budget, BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds, said, “We very much welcome the specific help for pubs with rate relief; £1,000 off for all pubs with a rateable value less than £100,000. We campaigned very hard for this and it is vital that this is extended in future years. “We have been very clear with Government that pubs are paying 2.8 …

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    London Beer Week, March 13-19

London Beer Week, March 13-19

london beer(DrinkUp.London) London Beer Week is a true celebration of beers, ales, lagers and ciders alike, set against the backdrop of the capital. Our 2017 festival is currently being planned, and is …

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    Trouble Brewing. WalMart Sued Over ‘Craft Beer’ Packaging

Trouble Brewing. WalMart Sued Over ‘Craft Beer’ Packaging

(Drinking Trends) When is a craft beer not a craft beer? According to one Cincinnati drinker, when it’s sold in WalMart. The ironically titled Trouble Brewing line of beers is sold by WalMart at more than 3,000 stores in 45 states. As you can see from the above video review, the beer itself, while attractive on price point against real craft beers, has been widely panned by critics. The cans …

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    Heineken Buys Out Kirin Brasil To Take on AB InBev

Heineken Buys Out Kirin Brasil To Take on AB InBev

(Drinking Trends) Dutch beer giant Heineken NV has agreed to buy Brasil Kirin Holding SA for $704 million, to become the second largest beer producer in Brazil. According to Hospitality Ireland, ‘Brasil Kirin operates 12 production facilities in the country, and produces the Schin and Devassa brands locally, as well as owning the speciality brands Baden Baden and Eisenbahn. It also has a soft drinks business, which includes the Itubaína …

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    Wine Events Around The World, February 2017

Wine Events Around The World, February 2017

(Winerist) February brings with it many great, global food and wine events and festivals. From the winter warmth of the Southern Hemisphere to the winter wonderlands of the Northern Hemisphere, our monthly guide has enough to keep you entertained. What’s happening in the vineyard? While in the Southern Hemisphere, at the end of this month harvesting takes place, in the Northern Hemisphere weeping begins. When it starts to warm up, the vine wakes …

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    Forbidden Root Brewery Releases Fernet Branca Beer

Forbidden Root Brewery Releases Fernet Branca Beer

(Drinking Trends) Bartenders’ favourite shot,  Fernet Branca, is getting the craft beer treatment care of Forbidden Root, Chicago’s botanic brewery and restaurant. With help from the Branca family, the Forbidden Root team deconstructed the beloved Italian digestif and reconstructed the legendary family recipe into an unforgettable craft beer for Amaro and beer lovers alike. World, say hello to Fernetic. At 8.4%, Fernetic is an exotic, spicy and complex beer from quality ingredients such as rhubarb root, …

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    UK’s First Australia Day Craft Beer Festival, London 26th Jan 🗓

UK’s First Australia Day Craft Beer Festival, London 26th Jan 🗓

(Drinking Trends) Break out of those January blues in proper Aussie style with the Australia Day Craft Beer Festival, in Oval Space, East London on January 26th. With early bird tickets available for just £5, this years inaugural event hosts beers from great Australian brewers such as Stone & Wood, Little Creatures, Pirate Life Brewing Company, Vale Brewery, Mornington Brewery, Big Shed Brewery and Young Henry’s. You can expect live …

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    Asahi to Buy Pilsner Urquell from AB InBev in a Deal Worth £6.1 Billion

Asahi to Buy Pilsner Urquell from AB InBev in a Deal Worth £6.1 Billion

(BBC) – Japanese brewer Asahi has agreed to buy five Eastern European beer brands in a deal worth €7.3bn (£6.1bn). Anheuser-Busch InBev had agreed to sell the brands, which include Pilsner Urquell, Tyskie and Kozel, to help get clearance from competition regulators for its $100bn takeover of SABMiller. It would be Asahi’s biggest acquisition to date and its latest in Europe, which is its second largest market.Earlier this year, Asahi …

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    American Craft Beer Trends 2016 Report

American Craft Beer Trends 2016 Report

(Drinking Trends) The Brewers Association recently released the 2016 Craft Beer Year in Review, a report that highlights some of the key statistics and trends for the craft brewing industry. The report makes for very exciting reading for craft brewers. It indicates that the craft brewing industry continues to grow very strongly with more consumers regularly enjoying craft beer. Rise of the Independents Small and independent craft breweries have increased …

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    The Right Wine to Pair with Your Favorite Comfort Foods

The Right Wine to Pair with Your Favorite Comfort Foods

(Fix.com) Whether you’re simply looking for a glass to complement a takeout pizza or choosing a bottle to impress guests as they enjoy your homemade beef bourguignon, choosing the right wine can be a daunting task. Good news – it doesn’t have to be that stressful. Picking the right bottle is more intuitive than you may think. The key to matching food with the right wine is to achieve balance. …

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