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Tuesday 21 October 2014

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Could Budweiser be better than craft beer?

The simple answer: “It already is.”

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 6 Comments »

Wine: The ‘Kevin Bacon of industries’

“Wine is the Kevin Bacon of industries. It’s related to art, music, food, people. It links everything to everything”, according to winemaker Aline Baly.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 5 ‘off-the-beaten-path’ white grapes

While most of us would balk at the prospect of choosing from only a handful of meal options, we often fall into exactly that rut when it comes to wine.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

The future of the primeurs system

Christian Seely, managing director of Château Pichon Baron owner Axa Millésime, reflects on the future of the primeurs system in Bordeaux.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 3 Comments »

St Emilion: Balancing modernity and tradition

On one of the few sunny winter days in February, Vincent Lignac, 38, is pruning the 5.3 hectares of his family’s vineyard Château Guadet, on the edge of the picturesque medieval town of Saint Emilion.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Finance to fine wine: a winemaker’s journey

The sloping hillside of Château Biac faces the Garonne River, which protects the vineyard from both frost and heat. Like its storybook setting, Château Biac has a story to tell, writes Tania Teschke.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 No Comments »

What makes a great cocktail list?

With London Cocktail Week kicking off next week, brand ambassador Max Warner explains what makes a truly great cocktail list.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

London Cocktail Week ‘bigger than ever’

London Cocktail Week is back and promises to be bigger than ever packed with masterclasses, cocktails and competitions.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Explorers: South Korea

South Korea might not be a country known for its wines but, as the Wine Explorers discover, that hasn’t stopped its enthusiastic, but small set of winemakers.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Coors Light @ 7¢ a can

Lazy marketers are big supporters of line extensions. “It’s easy volume. There’s no risk, ” they’ll tell you.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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