Global ‘renewed interest’ in Australian fine wines
Renewed interest in Australian wine is now being reflected in rising export figures, according to a report by the Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA).
More wine grown in China than France
China has now overtaken France to become the world’s second largest wine grower after Spain, fuelled by increasing demand for red wine.
Devouring oxtail in chocolate sauce, tasting Mt Etna wines, partying Spanish style and enjoying Trimbach’s finest Riesling, it’s been a busy and decadent week for the db HK team.
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There used to be little sign of activity from the Port category outside an occasional vintage declaration, but in recent years that’s all changed.
A total of 32 tax increases across EU countries in the past two years have encouraged the black market to flourish, a spirits trade body has claimed.
A young British inventor inspired by Willy Wonka has created the world’s first floating cocktail using a machine he’s dubbed the “Levitron”.
A 29-year-old woman has been prosecuted for biting a chunk out of a policeman’s hand during a drunken night out.
Having achieved phenomenal growth in recent years, it’s no surprise that the craft beer scene has attracted its fair share of celebrity endorsements.
As The Sunday Times Rich List 2015 reveals the wealthiest individuals in the UK and Ireland, find out who’s managed to build their fortune from the drinks trade.
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Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton-Rothschild has released its 2014 this morning at a lower price than any physical vintage on the market.
An collection of special edition Ornellaia raised €202,700 for charity in an auction held in Switzerland last week.
Château Léoville Barton’s Lilian Barton-Sartorius admits that her property’s pricing of 2013 was “a little wrong”.
Chinese merchant ASC Fine Wines has announced that Bruno Baudry, currently managing director of Codorniu Asia, will become its new CEO following the resignation of John Watkins.