In brief

19 March, 2010

l Bushmills is using Facebook to run a competition for consumers to win hands-on experience working alongside master distiller Colum Egan. The winner of the Make it at Bushmills initiative will get £5,000 spending money and an all-expenses-paid, 30-day trip to Ireland, living in luxury penthouse accommodation. To enter, visit

J Wray & Nephew has appointed Lynsey Savage as junior brand manager for its Koko Kanu coconut rum. Savage previously worked for Drambuie before joining J Wray & Nephew as a marketing assistant.

Jameson has teamed up with Empire magazine to launch the Done in 60 Seconds competition, which invites budding film makers to recreate animated one-minute versions of classic films. It is also sponsoring the Jameson Empire Awards for a second year.

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Richard Hemming MW: beware inverse snobbery

Few things can bring communal pleasure so intimately as wine. Apart from a hot tub, perhaps. Sport can trigger mass jubilation, film gives us shared empathy, but wine has a nigh-unique ability to bestow conviviality among us through a shared bottle – which makes it especially galling that we spend so much time divided over it.

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