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Tuesday 21 April 2015

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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 »

Do they really make wine here?

The Wine Explorers visit one of the most unlikeliest of wine growing regions – Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 1 Comment »

Riesling Downunder 2015

Riesling Downunder took place recently in Melbourne, Australia, providing the perfect opportunity for trade and consumers alike to sample a wide range of Riesling from around the world.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

‘The Booze Shoes’

Johnnie Walker has conspired with fashionable shoemaker Oliver Sweeney to create a hideous pair of Oxford brogues, BUT these are no ordinary hideous pair of Oxford brogues…

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

The hidden face of the US wine industry

Rather than California’s famed vineyards, which account for 90% of US wine production, the Wine Explorers instead headed to Texas, Utah and New Mexico.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 6 Comments »

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