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C&C Group CEO steps down / Beer made from cocaine plant / Does Champagne still sparkle in London?

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Big Story C&C GROUP CEO STEPS DOWN OVER €17M ACCOUNTING ERROR Patrick McMahon, CEO of C&C Group, has stepped down after "accounting mistakes and errors" caused the firm to take a €17 million charge. Read more... Big Story BEER MADE FROM THE SAME PLANT AS COCAINE LAUNCHES A beer infused with coca, the plant from which cocaine is derived, has been launched by El Viejo Roble in La Paz, Bolivia. Read more... CHAMPAGNE = POMMERY 52, APANAGE BRUT 1874 Big Story DOES CHAMPAGNE STILL SPARKLE IN LONDON? How does London's extensive restaurant and bar scene perform when it comes to its Champagne offer? Douglas Blyde investigates.  Read more... Big Story CHENIN BLANC: CELEBRATING THE VERSATILE GRAPE Following Drink Chenin Blanc Day, the celebration of the grape doesn’t stop. You still have nine days to enter our competition dedicated to the variety. Enter before 20 June. Read more... R e e e P Germany PRV B S oLV v B WL YO Big Story EN PRIMEUR: ‘OUTSTANDING’ HAUT-BAILLY AND SMITH HAUT LAFITTE RELEASED Following last week’s bumper releases, an “outstanding” Château Haut-Bailly, and a “simply stunning” Smith Haut Lafitte 2023 have hit the market this week. Read more... Big Story GARDA DOC MAY ALLOW ‘SUPER-PREMIUM’ CANNED WINES FOR YACHT SET At a recent event held on the shores of Lake Garda, the DOC revealed it was considering "opening up" its rules to include the production of canned wines for those sailing on the lake, db can reveal. Read more... « o ? GOOD FOR THE PLANET, . » EVEN BETTER FORYOURWINE. VINC .. h Big Story CHINESE WINE FRAUDSTER ARRESTED IN BANGKOK A Chinese man, identified only as Ming, has been arrested in Bangkok after fleeing his home country where he is wanted on charges of fraud after duping wine retailers out of CNY2 million. Read more... Big Story PAIRING WINES WITH VIDEO GAMES: A DELIGHTFUL, IMMERSIVE JOURNEY Combining the worlds of wine and video games can create an enjoyable and immersive experience. Here, db pairs 1o wines with video games, matching their unique characteristics to enhance your gaming sessions. Read more... Big Story RAP STAR STORMZY OPENS HOUSE PARTY IN SOHO A new bar co-founded by musician Stormzy and Cream Group, based around the concept of an adolescent house party, opened in Soho last week. Read more... WINEXPO AMERI|C/ h : I ! | P il VINEXPO AMERICA 2024 BRINGS THE WORLD OF WINE AND SPIRITS TO NEW YORK Producers and attendees are preparing for Vinexpo America 2024, which promises to showcase both well-known regions and undiscovered gems. Read more... THE DRINKS BUSINESS CONFERENC ] ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 7Y The Science Gallery London | June 17th 2024 e IN OTHER NEWS....  Highclere Castle Gin contest to visit 'Downton Abbey'.  Man jailed for fine wine investment fraud.  Researchers claim wine grapes can survive Canadian winter.   TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES 1. The healthiest wines to drink, according to a dietitian 2. Diageo reveals the top five flavour trends for summer 3. Campari loses trademark row against village microbrewery 4. Flint Wines boosts buying and commercial teams 5. Napa wine legend Warren Winiarski dies aged 95 6. Lionel Messi releases Más+ by Messi to compete with Prime 7. Weather posing challenges for English vineyards 8. A state-by-state guide to liquor laws in India 9. The transformative impact of AI on the drinks trade 10. 10 of India’s hottest beer brands EVENTS DB Conference 2024 17 June 2024 Pure Chablis - Bourgogne On Tour 24 June and 30 September Vinexpo America, New York 2024 24 - 25 June 2024 Istituto Grandi Marchi 2024 25 June 2024 Consorzio Soave Masterclass 26 June 2024 Garda Online Masterclass 8 July 2024 Bourgogne On Tour Masterclass 16 September 2024 Along The Rhône 17 September 2024 ProWine Mumbai 8 - 9 November 2024 n L L & Shanghai 12-14 NOVEMBER 2024 ProWine Shanghai 12 - 14 November 2024 £ Hong Kong 14-16 MAY 2025 ProWine Hong Kong 14 - 16 May 2025 The Drinks Business Conference: Artificial Intelligence 17 June 2024 Vinexpo America 2024 24 June 2024 - 25 June 2024 Pure Chablis - Bourgogne On Tour 24 June 2024 Istituto Grandi Marchi 2024 25 June 2024 Consorzio Soave Masterclass 26 June 2024 View all events DB JOB LISTINGS In House Counsel The Whisky Exchange/Speciality Drinks London, UK Wine Development Manager (Covering Newcastle to Cumbria) HB Clark Newcastle, UK Spirits Advisor The Whisky Exchange London, UK Brand Manager Hallgarten Wines Limited Luton, UK View all jobs Post a job now and get your vacancy seen by over 640,000 potential candidates on the worlds leading drinks industry site. For more information call +44 (0)20 7803 2427 or email [email protected]. Forward this email to a friend Please click here to subscribe to our newsletters. To read our Privacy Policy please click here drinks business The most read email in the trade db socials
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