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14 November, 2008

Miller Beer axed in UK

British wines for 2.99

New pack s for Magners

Suppliers slam Tesco as trading terms change

Europe relaxes rules on lower alcohol wines

Inbev UK sales drop 5%

Heineken says no to revival of cold play

Havana Club rolls out

the Barrel Proof

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Talking terroir

When Bordeaux was in fashion, it seemed almost logical that we should fetishise winemakers. Here were people responsible for brilliant acts of blending, across large estates and multiple grape varieties, including superstars such as cabernet sauvignon and merlot. These days, fashion has moved on and pinot noir is ascendant. As a result, the star of the winemaker has fallen and we find ourselves following a new star in the sky: terroir.

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