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Monthly Archives: May 2012

  • Does The Apprentice have the bottle?


    Not only are we blessed with good entertainment factor on The Apprentice but this week's task was wonderful to see Lord Sugar create awareness for English Wine, despite the debacle of the ad's.

    Comments like 'What were you thinking?', Lord Sugar questioned why Jenna had chosen to sell a 'high class' product with a jokey advert saying it was more like Carry on Boozing'.

    He said: 'In Britain last year we imported 35 million bottles of champagne, but lots of people have no idea how good our home-grown product is.'

    'English sparkling wine has won many awards and is far superior to some brands of champagne. It’s your job to raise awareness of English sparkling wine'
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  • Going for gold: Drew Barrymore launches her own wine

    Is anything left sacred or has the celeb branding market gone crazy?


    ACTRESS Drew Barrymore has put her stamp firmly on the vineyard sector following the footsteps of Madonna, Olivia Newton-John, Antonio Banderas, Dan Aykroyd and Dave Matthews, to name but a few.

    Not happy about conquering the film business, after picking up a Golden Globe, Drew has decided to put her business savvy mind into launching Barrymore 2011 Pinot Grigio. Which earlier this month picked up gold at France's largest international wine competition, Le Challenge International Du Vin.

    She was quoted saying to Wine Spectator magazine, "I love wine, and it's always fun when you can do something in your work life that you love in your personal life."

    If that's the case Drew, we would have bottled Kenny's Wine years ago but c'est la vie - we haven't quite reached celebrity status just yet!
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