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Tuesday 30 June 2015

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Men down $1k of ‘aphrodisiac’ wine at airport

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Chilean brand looks back to move forward

Chilean producer Santa Carolina has launched an “icon” wine with a more...

Britain’s cocktail habits expose north south divide

A survey has revealed Brits' cocktail preferences depend on there they live, more...

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Biodynamics makes you ‘more human’

Aurelio Montes Jr. of Kaiken in Argentina has defended using preps like virgin more...

SA wine served at Swedish royal wedding

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Top 10 wines in the US press

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The week in pictures

Sipping wine with Georgian priests at Vinexpo, a tasting in an ex-government more...

Beer festival in China’s Muslim area angers 'exiles'

In China’s predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang, exiled groups of Uighur more...

Top 10 wines in the UK press

An English fizz fit for Wimbledon, a "chunky, berry-stuffed" Negroamaro and a more...

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Red wine could help fight depression

A component found in the skins of red grapes could be used to treat depression more...

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Top wine students receive awards

Students taking degree courses in Wine Business and Wine Production at Plumpton more...

US Senate passes bill to boost spirits exports

The US senate has been applauded by members of the spirits trade for passing a more...

China’s Ningxia region launches wine contest

Select winemakers will have the chance to travel to China to learn from its more...

Austrian wine importer launches in Hong Kong

A wine importer specialising in Austrian wines has launched in Hong Kong to more...

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Competitive

Bar launches festival-themed cocktail list

Matt Whiley, the liquid alchemist in charge of Peg + Patriot, the bar at the more...

Champagne shines at London sale

Sotheby’s London fine wine sale saw strong bidding for Champagne and a case more...

Oregon producer takes international view

One of Oregon’s youngest wine estates has partnered with Jackson Family Wines more...

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Pontifex Scholarship 2015 open for entries

Wine Australia and The Daniel Pontifex Memorial Trust have opened the 2015 more...

Bilingual 'tool' demystifies wine tasting

The Australian Grape and Wine Authority has developed a new "tool" which more...

Top 10 weird wine ingredients

28th February, 2013 by Andy Young

Wine most commonly comes from grapes, but some winemakers have been pushing the boundaries of decency by making wine with much more than just fruit.

snake wineWe recently revealed the weirdest ingredients that have been used in brewing beer, and that was definitely not for the faint-hearted.

And earlier this week we reported that tiger bone wine is on sale in China and then db’s senior writer, Lucy Shaw, drank some snake wine at an event in London.

But even these exotic ingredients fall well short of the weirdness factor of bear bile and the stomach churning Korean “faeces” wine…

 

 

One Response to “Top 10 weird wine ingredients”

  1. Ross says:

    What ever will they think of next……

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