The Wine Writer Who Taught Us How to Say ‘Rosé’

WHEN I BECAME a wine journalist a few decades ago, the world of wine was populated primarily by men. Men owned the wine importing companies and wine shops, and they accounted for most of the important wine writers too. And yet, as I discovered recently, the first newspaper wine columnist in America wasn’t a man but a woman named Ruth Ellen Church. Her cheerfully monikered column, “Let’s Learn About Wines,” ran in the Chicago Tribune for almost two decades, beginning in 1962. Since March is Women’s History Month, it seems only right to pay tribute to her pioneering work. Premium Wine, Cheap Wine, Special Wine, Changyu Wine – Changyu Pioneer,

Edited Transcript of FEVR.L earnings conference call or presentation 23-Jul-19 10:10am GMT

LONDON Sep 11, 2019 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of Fevertree Drinks PLC earnings conference call or presentation Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 10:10:00am GMT Thank you all for coming This morning. I’m joined by a couple familiar faces — Andy Branchflower, our CFO, and Ollie Winters, Head of IR. Just to note that actually today’s meeting is being recorded. So, when it comes to questions, if you wouldn’t mind waiting for the microphone, and state your name, that would be extremely helpful. So, turning to slide 1, we are encouraged with the results and performance over the first six months of 2019. It has been a positive half for the Group with all our regions seeing continued growth despite lapping some exceptional comparators. The Group delivered revenue of GBP117.3 million, which represents growth of 13% with promising momentum continuing to build in the US. Our global footprint is becoming increasingly diversified and we continue to invest across all our regions, particularly the US and Europe, resulting in EBIT of GBP36.7 million, up 8%. So moving down the P&L, our EPS was up 7% to GBP24.3 pence, and our balance sheet has further s...