Investors switching from wine to whisky
As the value of the world’s top fine wines continues to decline, investors are increasingly turning to rare single malt Scotch and Japanese whisky instead.
B.Y.O.C opens third London bar
Clandestine drinking den B.Y.O.C., where customers are asked to bring their own spirits, is opening a third site in Camden next month.
We round up the top 10 London restaurants where you might be lucky enough to receive a sprinkling of stardust with your fries.
In the magazine
A ban on high-strength grain alcohol, aimed at reducing binge drinking among college students, has inadvertently impacted innocent violin makers.
Wine reforms in Germany should see the re-emergence of some spectacular long lost appellations.
This week’s roundup features the fashion-conscious Will Lyons, TV fan Tim Atkin MW, and even an appearance from our very own team db.
A US gun range has been granted permission to sell beer to its gun-toting patrons.
A distillery and brewer have joined forces to release what they describe as the UK’s first “botanical beer”.
Archaeologists have discovered an underground “sinkhole” leading to a brewery’s 150-year network of beer caves.
the drinks business
A London restaurant is flying the flag for Chile by listing one of the country’s most famous wines at what it claims is a record-breaking £850 price tag.
UK-based wine investment company Amphora Portfolio Management has partnered with a Mumbai consultancy to bring fine wine to Indian investors.
The impact of China’s austerity measures continue to hurt the Australian wine industry, but China’s middle classes are emerging as its potential saviour.
The founder of US computer services giant Netscape is planning to sell $6 million (£3.6m) worth of his collection of fine wines.