Penfolds Grange leads Barossa Wine Chapters Auction
A six-litre imperial of Penfolds Bin 95 Grange Shiraz 2011 led The Barossa Wine Chapters Auction to a record sale of AU$62,910, it has been announced.
‘Rosé all day’ wine brand launched
Hoping to cash in on the recent meteoric rise of rosé, New York importer Biagio Cru Wines & Spirits has launched a new pink wine brand called ‘Rosé all day’.
Dry whites will save sweet Sauternes
The pursuit of making high quality dry white wines in Sauternes will help the survival of the region’s under-appreciated sweet wines thinks AXA Millèsimes’ managing director, Christian Seely.
Farmacy launches cannabis cocktails
Farmacy, a London restaurant championing plant-based dishes, has launched a range of drinks laced with CBD – a chemical compound found in the cannabis plant.
Power can be as dangerous as gin warns Pope
Pope Francis I warned of the dangers of power with an analogy to drinking on an empty stomach during a TED Talk earlier this week.
Single Malt exports surpass £1billion for first time
For the first time ever, the value of Single Malt Scotch exports have surpassed £1 billion, with the market rising by almost 12% in value during 2016.
Bottega Gold wins US Duty Free listing
Prosecco producer Bottega’s iconic Bottega Gold brand has won a listing with leading travel retailer Duty Free Americas, Inc (DFA).
Michael Schuster launches new website
Wine writer and educator Michael Schuster has launched a new website and a new edition of his book ‘Essential Winetasting’.
TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference attracts record exhibitors
This year’s TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference, taking place from 7 May to 11 May, has announced record exhibitor numbers.
Roumier leads the way at Sotheby’s sale
Burgundy, from Domaine Georges Roumier in particular, was the star of the show at Sotheby’s latest London sale, which realised over £1 million.