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Monday 25 May 2015

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BIVB interactive tasting: A celebration of Chardonnay

The BIVB’s Live and Interactive seminar on Chardonnay proved the perfect antidote to the currently grey weather in Hong Kong.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bud Light was ensnared by a strategy, not a label

It wasn’t the date-rapey advice on one promotional label that caused the tsunami of bad press and online outrage.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Moldova producing ‘world’s purest fruit’

Which country has the highest number of vines planted per person? France, Italy, Spain… No, it’s Moldova.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 2 Comments »

How to become a sommelier

Wine tasting may be a timeless hobby, but it takes more than a few casual tastings to become a true expert.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Miller Lite’s accidental success: Why it won’t last

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with a little good luck.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

En primeur snapshot: why terroir matters

“What is this wine?” I thought to myself, after blind tasting the first growth Sauternes Château de Rayne Vigneau.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 3 Comments »

Diageo’s World Class 2015: the next steps

Diageo’s Word Class cocktail competition has seen significant changes this year, not least to its structure and its challenges.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

BIVB boosts Burgundy with virtual tastings

“Bourgogne wines, live and direct in 25 cities around the world!” This is the tag line for a series of interactive presentations being hosted around the world by the BIVB.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 1 Comment »

Craft beer: fasten your seat belts

Over the past couple of months, the craft-beer business has experienced more than its share of uncharacteristic bumpiness.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Bud’s ‘brewed the hard way’ goes social

Advertising that only entertains and doesn’t contribute to changing behaviour, is a waste of money, writes Dan Fox, as he deconstructs Budweiser’s latest efforts.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 1 Comment »

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