Bordeaux 2017: A curate’s egg of a Right Bank

    While the story for at least the classed growths of the Left Bank is one in which significant frost damage is the exception rather than the rule, the opposite is true in Pomerol and, above all, St Emilion – yet there are still some exceptional wines to be had.

    Bordeaux 2017: Haut Batailley repositions

    With a 46% price increase on its 2015 release, it would appear that Haut Batailley’s new owners, the Cazes family, have chosen 2017 as the year to ‘reposition’ the estate.

    The week in pictures: Hong Kong

    Hong Kong’s drinks trade was buzzing with excitement from British reggae band UB40’s ‘Red Red Wine’ release to Vinexpo press conference that dissected the intricacies of Chinese wine market to Bond Estates’ media luncheon. Check out the highlights here.


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Man of action: Adrian Bridge on his passion for Port

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Ten celebrities who have launched Tequila brands

With everyone from The Rock to the Backstreet Boys jumping on the Tequila bandwagon, we round up ten rappers, rockers and film stars who also have a taste for agave.

Rare whisky returns better than gold

Prices of rare whiskies are on the rise, with the most wanted single malts offering better returns than gold. Lucy Shaw explores whether these old drops are a good long-term investment.

Inside Annabel’s after its £55m redesign

Legendary private members’ club Annabel’s in Mayfair has re-opened after a lavish £55 million redesign masterminded by man of the moment Martin Brudnizki. Take a look inside…