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Lunch-Only Beer Policy Prompts Carlsberg Strike

Lunch-Only Beer Policy Prompts Carlsberg Strike

Scores of Carlsberg workers walked off their jobs in protest Thursday after the Danish brewer tightened laid-back rules on workplace drinking and removed beer coolers from work sites, a company spokesman said. The warehouse and production workers in Denmark are rebelling against the company's new alcohol policy, which allows them to drink beer only during lunch hours in the canteen. Previously, they could help themselves to beer throughout the day, from coolers placed around the work sites. The only restriction was "that you could not be drunk at work. It was up to each and everyone to be responsible," company spokesman Jens Bekke said. Carlsberg had mulled a stricter drinking policy for years and finally decided to impose the new rules on April 1, prompting protests from the staff. [...more]

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South African wine bosses to open London Restaurant

South African wine bosses to open London Restaurant

Two South African winery bosses have teamed up with the founder of restaurant Vivat Bacchus to open a wine restaurant in London's City. Gary and Kathy Jordan from Stellenbosch-based Jordan Wine Estate have teamed up with ex Vivat Bacchus owner Neleen Strauss to open High Timber, a 70 cover restaurant and 40,000 bottle wine cellar near St Paul's cathedral. Although wine from the Jordan Estate will feature on the list, including Cobblers Hill, Nine Yards and Mellifera NLH from the Reserve range, Gary said the restaurant is to offer a global variety, not just wine from South Africa. [...more]

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