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Issue two of The Wine Merchant, an independent magazine for the UK's 700 specialist independent wine merchants.

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the wine merchant independent thinking for drinks retailers issue 2 may 2012 · this month · 2 bacchus 4 comings and goings 6 tried tested 9 david williams 12 merchant profile 14 supplier bulletin english wine week takes place from june 2-10 this year coinciding wih the diamond jubilee 18 daring to be different 19 jason yapp 22 business builder celebrations english independents can wine producers says play a central role in the campaign with tastings and other activity more information on pages 6 and 11.


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bacchus the wine merchant may 2012 2


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comings and goings · · · the wine merchant may 2012 4


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analysis the diamond jubilee and olympic games are likely to create a sales surge for english wine and independent merchants are expected to be at the heart of the action the wine merchant may 2012 6


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magpie the wine merchant 01273 900227 twitter @winemerchantmag the wine merchant may 2012 8


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just williams news the debate about natural wine is at risk of being dominated by extremists on both sides david williams urges independents to look beyond the vitriol and pseudo-science the wine merchant may 2012 9


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tried tested the wine merchant may 2012 10


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make a date the bft the third big fortified tasting may 2 glaziers hall london register at the wine merchant may 2012 11


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merchant profile vino edinburgh merchant vino started out with three former first quench shops the fourth is a former bookshop and boasts the first enomatic in the scottish off-trade directors andrew lundy and gavin ferguson explain how they fit into a crowded market in the scottish capital the wine merchant may 2012 12


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supplier bulletin raymond reynolds station road furness vale high peak sk23 7sw 01663 742230 portugal port madeira spain negociants uk wines from somewhere not wines from anywhere 2nd floor davenport house bowers way harpenden herts al5 4ew 01582 462859 seckford agencies old barn farm ardleigh colchester co7 7qq 01206 231188 david@seckfordagencies the wine merchant april 2012 14


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supplier bulletin vintage roots the organic wine people holdshott farm reading road heckfield hook rg27 0jz 0118 932 6566 source wines 8 woodstock court blenheim road marlborough wiltshire sn8 4an 01672 519390 davidc@cmwinesolutions com cyt uk premium wines from the americas 6 ashurst court london road wheatley oxon ox33 1er 01865 873713 the wine merchant april 2012 15



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