Argentina’s dramatic vineyards in pictures
Photographer Colin Hampden-White has provided db with a short but powerful photographic tour of Argentina’s dramatic wine regions and striking cellarmasters.
Ornellaia trumpets investment appeal
As Ornellaia unveiled the artistic collaboration for its latest 2011 vintage release, the Super Tuscan brand claimed that its wines are proving a “more solid” investment than gold or oil.
From Krug to Moët and Boërl & Kroff, here are the world’s top 10 most expensive single bottles of Champagne.
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Husband and wife MW duo Peter Richards and Susie Barrie are looking to fill a “gap in the market” with the launch of a new UK consumer wine fair.
Like Krug, Salon won’t be making a vintage from the acclaimed 2012 harvest, Salon president Didier Depond confirmed at the launch of the Champagne’s 2002 release last night.
The Tuscan wine consultant on his beloved vinyl collection, the importance of doing what you love, and drinking Barolo with Woody Allen.
This week Iron Maiden’s Trooper beer crossed 3.5 million pints sold just one year after its launch, proving that bands and beer is still a winning combination.
A group of burglars used bolt croppers and a crowbar to force their way into a UK pub stealing £2,000 of wine.
A Canadian beverage company is set to launch a new protein-filled ale marketed as a post workout sports drink.
the drinks business
Sotheby’s Hong Kong sales season is to begin this April with two “important” sales, one of Bordeaux and the other from the cellars of a US ambassador.
A steady shift back towards traditional vinification methods among Rhône producers is helping to underpin quality across the region, according to Simon Field MW, Rhône buyer for Berry Brothers & Rudd.
Ausone’s 2009 has gone from the best performer in January to the worst performer in February as the Liv-ex 100 dips again slightly.
February has seen Cheval Blanc take its highest share of monthly trade on Liv-ex since December 2012 – in the appropriately named Year of the Horse.