Australian winery Howard Park raises HK$300,000 for charity with Cabernet Sauvignon barrel

A winery in western Australia has raised HK$300,000 for charity after donating a 225 litre barrel of wine to an auction in Hong Kong.

Heitz buys Napa vineyard from TWE for $25m

Napa’s Heitz Cellar has acquired the 54-acre Wildwood Vineyard in Rutherford for a reported US$25 million from previous owner Treasury Wine Estates.

Oddbins rumoured to be in ‘advanced talks’ over buy-back

UK wine merchant Oddbins may be rescued from administration by its former owners four months after being placed in administration, according to new reports.

Henri Jayer wines headline London sale

Bonhams’ next fine wine sale in London next month will be headlined by wines from one of Burgundy’s most high-profile labels – Henri Jayer.

Hélène Darroze at The Connaught to close for refurb

The Connaught Hotel’s two Michelin-starred restaurant is to close for two months from this July for an extensive refurbishment.

Wine List Confidential Awards 2019: Profiling the winners

As we approach the publication of the second edition of the 2019 Wine List Confidential guide, we profile the winners who picked up the top gongs at this year’s awards ceremony. 

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: Bon Jovi’s rosé launches in the UK; Ed Sheeran wins a custody battle; Peter Andre picks up a shovel; and Atul Kochhar joins the roster of chefs Champagne Bollinger has lined up for its latest food and wine pairing project…

Pernod Ricard UK relaunches Brancott Estate low calorie wine range

New Zealand’s Brancott Estate, owned by Pernod Ricard, has relaunched its 9% ABV wine range in the UK, which claims to have 20% fewer calories than the typical wine produced from the same grape variety.

Casella receives a ‘number of approaches’ for wine brands

The owner of Yellow Tail and Peter Lehmann, Casella Family Brands, has stated that it has received a “number of approaches” for its wine brands, but has denied reports that it is mulling a AU$500 million-plus sale.

Drinking to Forget: Wine and the Foreign Legion

The French Foreign Legion is one of the most famous fighting forces in the world – and one with a strong taste for drink. In this series we examine the culture and psychology that shaped the drinkable life of a foreign legionnaire.

1415: Wine and the Agincourt campaign

The story of the Agincourt campaign is usually just of the battle itself and the role of the famous English longbow but it was also a campaign of complex logistics, of which wine was a large and vital element.

The big interview: Nyetimber’s Eric Heerema

In an exclusive interview, Nyetimber owner and CEO Eric Heerema gives a frank account of how he is positioning his pioneering English sparkling wine as a “contemporary luxury British brand”.

Australia satellite maps all its vineyards

Australia’s entire vineyard area has been comprehensively mapped in the country’s first ‘National Vineyard Scan’ and was found to be 8% bigger than previously thought.

Greek influence on early Celtic wine drinking examined

A study of a Celtic site in modern Burgundy has examined the extent to which Greek culture influenced local wine drinking and feasting rituals.

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