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Archive for 2012

City trader spends big with £40,000 bar bill

A commodities dealer splashed out while trying to impress Benicio Del Toro on a big night out for nine friends at Raffles bar in London.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 1 Comment »

10,000 bottles of fake Lafite uncovered in China

Police in China have seized 10,000 bottles of Lafite they suspect are fake in an abandoned house.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 3 Comments »

Top 10 wine brands

Last year’s top brand retained its leading position by some measure, however Concha y Toro’s growth easily outstripped all on the list.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 6 Comments »

Corona Extra brings the beach to the O2

Corona Extra Beach Bar opened in partnership with Tortilla as part of ATP finals sponsorship.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 No Comments »

Cazes leaves Pichon-Lalande and UGC

Sylvie Cazes, co-owner of Château Lynch-Bages and president of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux, is stepping down as director of Château Pichon-Lalande.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 No Comments »

Obituary: Dr Arthur Ray Beckwith OAM

Celebrated wine scientist Dr Ray Beckwith OAM has died, aged 100.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 2 Comments »

Sark vineyards attacked by vandals

Vandals have damaged thousands of vines at Sark vineyards belonging to the Barclay brothers.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 No Comments »

Morrisons launches new wine website

Morrisons is aiming to grow their wine category by £100millon within three years with the launch of its new wine website, morrisonscellar.com.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 No Comments »

BrewDog aims to end binge drinking culture

Brewer wants to “kill beer stereotypes” by bringing in a 6cl bottle for the world’s strongest fermented beer.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 3 Comments »

Jeffersons 10 years old Rye

I have been working on the theme for my series and it occurred to me that I had the the rare opportunity to talk about American whiskey to all my European readers.

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 1 Comment »

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