Top 5 wine bars in…Paris
What better place to indulge in a passion for wine than in the French capital – a city bursting at the seams with food, culture and, most importantly, wine.
Red wine could hold key to acne cure
US researchers have attributed yet another health benefit to an antioxidant found in red wine, linking it to the effective treatment of acne.
The International Wine & Spirits Research has released its 2014 report on duty free trends of 2013, and with it the world’s biggest travel retail brands.
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This year’s cool, wet summer in Champagne favoured biodynamic viticultural practices, according to Roederer’s chef de cave.
A German city has launched a controversial programme that will see its alcoholic homeless sweep the streets in return for beer and cigarettes.
Former England rugby player Andrew Sheridan has announced he is retiring from the sport with plans to “forge a new career” in the wine trade.
An inebriated Australian fought off a death-rolling crocodile by poking it in the eye – a feat that could have come straight out of a Crocodile Dundee film.
A rare compound found only in hops could improve cognitive function and slow down memory degradation, a recent study has discovered.
The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has announced Tim Page as its new chief executive.
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Simon Staples has been appointed Berry Bros & Rudd’s new sales director for Japan.
A look at Burgundy and how its wines and vineyards were considered by wine professionals and keen amateurs before the arrival of the AOC system is to be examined in a new book.
Nearly 500 cases of fine Bordeaux wines left over following the collapse of Bordeaux Fine Wines Limited have been put up for sale.
Sir Winston Churchill’s fondness for fizz made headline news this week after it was claimed he drank 42,000 bottles of Champagne during his life.
Louis Roederer launched Champagne’s inaugural non-malolactic, zero dosage vintage fizz in London last night – the brand’s first new product in 40 years.
Paris Hilton, heiress to the Hilton hotel empire, showed she knows how to party by running up a US$230,000 (£140k) bar bill in New York.
A cocktail with a £9,000 price tag created in honour of the James Bond actress Grace Jones has gone on sale at a London restaurant.
Lunch and Champagne tastings gave way to the disruption of road blocks and the protestors of Occupy Central this week in Hong Kong.
In October key buying personnel from the travel retail market will descend on Cannes for the sector’s biggest event of the year.
A European labelling company has launched in the UK providing a “game-changing” online service.
Norbert Dentressangle is providing fast-growing St Austell Brewery with a distribution platform, supporting the company’s continued expansion.
Tata Global Beverages has awarded a three year contract to Norbert Dentressangle for the UK storage and distribution of Tetley teas.