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Sunday 14 February 2016

Coravin: sparkling wine device our absolute priority

A device that works with sparkling wine has become Coravin’s ‘absolute priority’, the company’s founder has revealed.

Average Brit pays £333 a year in booze tax

The WSTA is ramping up its campaign for a cut in wine duty by highlighting the vast difference paid by consumers in the UK compared to Italy.

Astronauts sneak space to sip vodka

Astronauts on the International Space Station allegedly have “hidden pockets” inside their space suits to allow them a sneaky sip of vodka.

Limarí investment pays off for Maycas

Viña Maycas del Limarí’s decision to invest in the Limarí Valley has proved entirely justified, the estate has said.

The week in pictures

This week saw db party with French Cognac brand Martell, test out Coravin’s latest invention and get down to business discussing the evolution of Austrian white wines.

Sainsbury’s abandons multi-buys from August

Sainsbury’s has committed to phasing out multi-buys across its stores from August.

Pub offers rare £1,000 a shot 1947 gin

A UK pub that holds the Guinness World Record for having the most varieties of gin behind its bar is now offering patrons a shot of gin priced at £1,000.

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