Chapel Down smashes funding target
English wine and beer producer Chapel Down has smashed its original crowdfunding target by raising £2.9 million from investors in just 10 days.
Staples: Chinese wine boom never happened
The widely reported fine wine boom in China never really happened according to Simon Staples of Berry Bros & Rudd.
Q&A: Manfred Burg, Schmitt-Söhne
Aside from being the winemaker at Schmitt Söhne, Manfred Burg also owns a wine estate in Mosel where he produces mainly Riesling wines.
Trade reacts to Scottish ‘no’ vote
Scotland’s affirmation of its place in the United Kingdom, voting no to independence by 55% to 45%, has been met with relief from industry bodies in the Scotch whisky sector.
The week in pictures
David Beckham, a Pedro Ximenez Sherry from 1914 and the “world’s first” pedal-powered cocktail shaker make for an eclectic round up of the week’s events.