Gin Jubilee hits HK
Singapore’s biggest gin festival, Gin Jubilee has expanded to include events in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh and Bangkok all in honour of the humble gin and tonic.
IMW appoints Meiburg as chair of education committee
Debra Meiburg MW has joined the Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) for the next three years in a key role as chair of its education committee.
Veuve Clicquot recently took to Hong Kong’s high seas for a fun, frothy and frivolous nautical trip complete with lashings of bubbles, Brut and boating banter.
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The owner of a popular Sussex golf club is planning to convert part of one of the club’s courses into a 45-acre vineyard.
First growth claret remains the most searched for group of wines by merchants in the UK, France, Hong Kong, China and Belgium Liv-ex has said.
Piper-Heidsieck’s Séverine Frerson-Gomez reveals her fictional hero, greatest regret, and most marked characteristics in the Proust Q&A.
Residents complaining about noise from the local pub is not uncommon, but one pub is passively aggressively fighting back.
Heineken is set to launch its first new product in 20 years in a bid to combat flagging sales and the competition stemming from craft beer.
The UK Government has agreed to lower the recommended level of alcohol consumption to just 14 units per week following a consultation on a report put forward by the UK’s chief medical officer earlier this year.
Some people won’t care what they’re drinking, but most can tell a good beer from a bad one and those who can aren’t afraid to give a damning assessment of the beers they don’t like.
the drinks business
Any investment comes with a certain amount of risk, but when it comes to fine wine the pitfalls can be even more obscured, making it a more-difficult-than most market to navigate.
A wine company boss who conned collectors out of hundreds of thousands of pounds and stole their fine vintages in a scam that “preyed on vulnerable and elderly victims” is facing jail.
According to a new study by Lloyds, one in six investors are sinking their fortunes into “hobby” investments such as fine wine and whisky.
London fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has announced the appointment of Nick Morton in the new role of director of private clients.