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The focus at this year’s London International Wine & Spirit Fair was more heavily on the off-trade than ever before, confirming for Chris Losh that the organisers have all but abandoned attempts to target the on-premise sector. And while he understands that it makes sense, it has clearly put him in a nostalgic mood.

The Losh Cause – Sommeliers, distillers and cowboys

24 May 2007

The focus at this year’s London International Wine & Spirit Fair was more heavily on the off-trade than ever before, confirming for Chris Losh that the organisers have all but abandoned attempts to target the on-premise sector. And while he understands that it makes sense, it has clearly put him in a nostalgic mood.

LIWSF 2007 - It's home-time

25 May 2007

Well, that’s that for another year. The London International Wine and Spirit Fair 2007 came to an end yesterday, amid a plethora of pale faces, sore feet and disgusted livers.

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UK: Spirits trade asked to “pull the dogs off” India

24 May 2007

A senior executive at Whyte & Mackay has called for the spirits industry to “pull the dogs off” in its pursuit of reduced tariff levels in India.

UK: Retail boss slams whisky industry performance

24 May 2007

A leading independent spirits retailer has slammed the performance of the UK drinks industry, claiming its “record is appalling” when it comes to the handling of Scotch in the country.

UK: LIWSF changes name, launches Distil

23 May 2007

The London International Wine and Spirit Fair is set to change its name next year.

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