Top 10 new craft beers
With new beers coming onto the market all the time, it can be difficult to keep up. Here we round up a selection of the latest releases.
Sutcliffe steps down from Sotheby’s role
Serena Sutcliffe MW has stepped down from her position as worldwide head of Sotheby’s Wine after 24 years in the role.
To commemorate the 18th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover on 1 July 1997, we bring you a list of some of the city’s oldest drinking holes.
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More than 550,000 litres of illegal beer, wine and spirits have been seized by the UK HM Revenue and Customs as part of a six-week crackdown on smuggling.
The average price of a bottle of beer is £1.07 in Krakow and Kiev, making them the cheapest cities in the world to buy beer, according to a recent survey.
Liv-ex’s bi-annual “re-classification” of Bordeaux saw Haut Bailly leap into “second growth” territory while a number of “fourth growths” are now thirds.
An engineering graduate and his father have built a two-storey house made out of 8,500 beer bottles in China’s central Qijiang District of Chongqing.
Danish brewer Carlsberg has launched a new range of men’s grooming products designed to harness the nourishing power of beer.
Anyone that has bought a Beck’s beer in the past four years could be entitled to a $50 refund, after AB InBev admitted its packaging wrongly implied the beer was brewed in Germany.
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Expectation surrounding the 2005s is building and pushing up prices for top estates – Liv-ex has the biggest movers so far.
From an investment point of view it is best to buy the “vintages of the century” en primeur or later?
Château Palmer’s 2005 is the latest wine from that vintage to see an increase in trade as anticipation over Robert Parker’s forthcoming ’05 retrospective builds.
Fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index is offering its clients a 10 imperial collection of Left Bank Bordeaux from the 2014 vintage.
One leading UK Champagne importer is optimistic for the future of the category after a Champagne sell-out at Royal Ascot.
Asda is warning suppliers to be on guard after several companies received emails which claimed to be from the supermarket requesting bogus contracts.
Champagne Louis Roederer has released its Cristal prestige cuvée from the “underrated” 2007 vintage.
Proving it isn’t scared to innovate in order to attract new consumers, Veuve Clicquot has launched a Champagne designed specifically for mixing in cocktails.
Bordeaux’s share of trade on Liv-ex in the middle of June is at a new low for 2015 but is it a blip or the result of a so-so en primeur campaign?
Long-focused on expressing Rioja Alavesa’s diverse vineyard sites, Araex is now busy expanding its vision.
From modest beginnings in Rioja Alavesa, one man’s vision has taken him across the major wine regions of Spain, preserving and promoting their individuality while tackling the fragmentation that has hampered the country’s potential
The modern wine trader is undoubtedly a demanding beast. Not only do they want to keep costs down, but they want more visibility, increased flexibility of supply, as well as faster access to information.
A European labelling company has launched in the UK providing a “game-changing” online service.