Top 10 bizarre alcohol-related deaths
Ever heard about the drunken bear who massacred the owner of a Russian pub, or the King who went up in flames wrapped in a brandy-soaked linen?
Spink announces Louis XIII Singapore sale
Auction house Spink has announced it will be holding a sale of rare wines and spirits in Singapore this September including an exclusive, pre-release bottle of a new Louis XIII.
Independent wine retailers are on the rise again, but is this bounceback sustainable? In part one of a two part series, Gabriel Savage explores what it takes to survive in the modern era.
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Wines of Chile hosted its first seminar in Hong Kong exploring Chilean terroir and cool climate regions as part of a new push to promote the country’s wine quality in Asia.
A new bar that pays homage to breasts has opened in the New York neighbourhood of Brooklyn.
Following the recent earthquake in the Napa Valley several industry professionals have shared their tips to help protect your wines from tremors in the future.
The Southern Indian state has called for the closure of hundreds of bars in a major step towards prohibition.
A brewery run by just one person scooped the award for “New Zealand’s Champion Brewery” at the Brewers’ Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards last week.
A recent study by the Beer Institute has found that one job in a US brewery supports a further 45 jobs in other industries.
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The tail end of August has offered more reasons for fine wine followers to be cheerful as the value of bids on Liv-ex topped £1 million.
The inaugural Global Rosé Masters heralded an uncorking of our expert judges’ views on all things pink. Here we list all of the medallists.
A London restaurant is flying the flag for Chile by listing one of the country’s most famous wines at what it claims is a record-breaking £850 price tag.
UK-based wine investment company Amphora Portfolio Management has partnered with a Mumbai consultancy to bring fine wine to Indian investors.
Dom Pérignon is marking the second “plenitude” release of its 1998 vintage with a special £405 per head tasting menu tie-in at London’s latest fine dining hotspot, Fera at Claridge’s.
English supermodel Kate Moss’s left breast has been immortalised in a Champagne coupe designed by painter Lucian Freud’s daughter.
Pernod Ricard UK has flagged up a host of data to show why on-trade outlets should encourage customers to trade up this Christmas.
Vintage Champagne is being touted as the next big wine investment by London-based fine wine merchant Woolf Sung.
Prosecco’s explosive UK growth has not come at the expense of Champagne, which held its volume and saw value sales increase by 2.2%, according to the Lanson Champagne Category Report 2014.
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.