db Green Awards 2015: The winners
The winners of The Drinks Business Green Awards 2015 were announced on Tuesday evening this week at The Club at The Ivy in London.
America’s heaviest drinking counties mapped
More US adults than ever are considered heavy or binge drinkers with women driving a rise in consumption, a county-level study on alcohol habits in the US has revealed.
US takes lead on wine consumption
The US has overtaken France to become the world’s largest wine consumer, although Europe as a whole still dominates consumption and production, according to a new report.
This week saw db host its annual Green Awards at London’s swanky Club at The Ivy, and partake in a whistle stop tour of the breathtaking Douro Valley.
In the magazine
A restaurant shining a light on the humble chicken Kiev and retro cocktails like the Snowball is to open in London’s Clerkenwell this July.
Portobello Road Gin has embarked on a major expansion drive just four years after it was founded as the brand seeks to build on strong sales in the UK and abroad.
Our round up of the latest restaurant openings in London includes a Chinese gastropub, a Japanese whisky specialist and Ramsay’s return to Fulham.
A ‘teabag’ containing a blend of hops, fruit peels, and natural flavours promises to transform an ordinary pint, allowing you to customise and boost its flavour.
BrewDog has launched its biggest crowdfunding bid to date, calling upon investors to help it raise £25 million.
Tesco, the UK’s largest supermarket, has posted the worst financial results in its century-long history, with £6.38 billion of pre-tax losses in the year to February 28.
The Indonesian government will not back a blanket ban on alcohol in the country, despite fears that Islamic parties could force through legislation, a government minister said yesterday.
the drinks business
Dom Pérignon has launched the 2005 vintage, small in quantity but with “exceptional quality” and “a never-before-seen aromatic maturity” according to Richard Geoffroy.
Champagne Ruinart is making an appeal for bottles in good condition of the original vintages of its leading cuvee Dom Ruinart.
The 10 best wines of the Bordeaux 2014 vintage as voted for by Liv-ex’s global members.
The Liv-ex merchants’ survey crowned Vieux Château Certan as the wine of the 2014 vintage with two thirds expecting increased interest from buyers.
Lanson has created a new version of its Black Label Brut NV just for the UK on-trade called Lanson Père et Fils.
Champagne house Bruno Paillard has announced an exclusive partnership with London restaurant Sushisamba, now home to the largest selection of its wines in the UK.
Bottles of 170-year-old shipwrecked Champagne were unusually well preserved, but contained extraordinarily high levels of sugar along and traces of arsenic, scientists have confirmed.
The Champagne Bureau UK is calling for wine educators to enter this year’s Champagne Ambassadors’ Awards.
Perrier-Jouët has released the first series of its Art of Vintage Collection – three rare Champagnes stored in its chef de cave’s cellars for up to 25 years.
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.