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Magic Dragon: Tasting China’s biggest wine brand

China’s Noble Dragon is a long-established brand, and one that is growing in prominence around the world. In a blind tasting at ProWein, db set out to see how it stands up against the best in its class.

Art Russe: An outlier of Saint-Emilion

Far removed from the medieval town and 19th century chateaux in Saint-Émilion, Château La Grâce Dieu Des Prieurs, owned by Russian entrepreneur Andrey Filatov, is an outlier in a region that’s steeped in tradition.

Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens

Europe’s first underwater restaurant based on the coastline of southern Norway will officially open to the public next month, with 7,000 people already booked in to eat at the 40-cover restaurant.

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Australia Redefined

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17th Sep 2019

Wines of Rueda Masterclass

Bristol,United Kingdom
17th Sep 2019

Wines of Chile Trade Tasting

London,United Kingdom
24th Sep 2019

Almaviva Masterclass

London,United Kingdom
25th Sep 2019
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Unfiltered: Charlie Blightman, Noble Rot

Charlie Blightman, head sommelier at Noble Rot wine bar and restaurant in Bloomsbury, tells db about meeting Beastie Boy Mike D, why he’s proud to be a sommelier in London and a dramatic incident with a bowl of soup.

In focus: The women shaping Champagne today

The Champagne industry has traditionally been run by men, with a few notable exceptions. But, as Lucy Shaw discovers, there is a new wave of women who are smashing the glass ceiling and making their mark on the sector.

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: Katy Perry does a turn at Auction Napa Valley; The Barbarians commiserate a defeat to England Rugby with Pol Roger; Metallica find a new master distiller for their whiskey brand; and the “world’s first” levitating statue of Eric Cantona lands in London…