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China: Xinjiang, Ningxia & Shanxi

Today, more than ever, the wine world has its eyes fixed on China.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Our guide to Anheuser-Busch’s SuperBowl ads

Remember the days when every SuperBowl ad was a surprise?

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Cocktail Trading Co: London’s next top bar?

London’s soon-to-be-opened Cocktail Trading Co. is a real bartenders bar with no hidden puppet masters and ambitions to set the bar in terms of its ethical treatment of staff.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Miller Lite’s frothy yellow ad miscue

The new Miller Lite ads have arrived from the appointed ad agency. So what have these clever folks come up with?

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

It’s Chilean wine, but not as we know it

Too often Chilean wine is thought of as “cheap and cheerful” and only offering simple bold fruit flavours.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

The Hospices de Beaune’s Flying Circus

A short note on the Hospice de Beaune’s medieval-inspired light display – and how to make it better.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Fine wine vs predictions

It’s time to revisit the first ever Fine Wine vs article and the reckless, Super Bowl-based prediction made about this year’s Bordeaux vintage.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Gin, glorious gin!

With the explosion of boutique distilleries around the world, Australia is no exception, and a trip to the Yarra Valley confirmed that there are some very exciting things happening in the world of gin.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Heineken vs Stella Artois

With imports edging in on big beer brands’ share of the US market, Dan Fox pits Heineken against Stella Artois in the race for the best Christmas ad.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 1 Comment »

Heritage: A brand’s secret weapon

How many brands are older than 50 years? Not many, but perhaps more than you think within the world of drinks.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

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