William Grant & Sons launches 2019 annual scholarship

Glenfiddich owner William Grant & Sons has launched its sixth Ian Murray Scholarship which offers support to young people in the off-trade spirits sector.

Struggling Polpo chain to close two sites

Polpo, Russell Norman’s pioneering Venetian-inspired restaurant group, is to close two of its sites after it emerged the company owes £550,000 in unpaid tax.

Eight places where you can spend the night in a wine barrel

For those who want to fully immerse themselves in all things vino, we’ve rounded up some of the top spots in the niche sector of wine barrel accommodation.

First exhibitors for the Wine & Spirits Show revealed

the drinks business and The Spirits Business are joining forces once again this year to host the Wine & Spirits Show, and now we can reveal our first exhibitors, including 

Totes amaze: Double pour wine handbag launched

A handbag made from ‘vegan’ Tuscan leather that can store and pour two different bottles of wine from an insulated pocket has gone on sale for US$89.95.

Inverarity Morton takes on ocean-friendly wine

Scottish importer Inverarity Morton has taken on the UK distribution of ‘Sea Change’, a new ecologically-minded wine brand aimed at ocean conservation that has been commended by Sir David Attenborough.

Uruguay appoints wine ambassador

Wines of Uruguay has appointed Gabriela Zimmer as its first brand ambassador to help promote the country’s wines abroad.

Constellation to discontinue 40% of wine brands

Drinks giant Constellation Brands is to sell or discontinue up to 40% of its wine and spirits portfolio in order to focus on its “power brands” that retail for over $11.

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: English Sparkling Wine gets the Vivienne Westwood seal of approval, chefs sip on rum cocktails at the World Restaurant Awards, six new oenophiles become MWs, and Boris Becker ends up in a dance-off with Brian O’Driscoll at a nightclub in Monaco…

America’s smallest wine appellation on sale for $3.3m

America’s smallest AVA, Cole Ranch, has gone on sale for US$3.3 million, giving prospective buyers the chance to own the entire 150-acre appellation located in Mendocino, California. 

Champagne de Venoge launches Tour Eiffel Cuvée

Champagne de Venoge has launched a new cuvée to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the opening of the Eiffel Tower in 1889.

Woman dies after eating at Michelin-starred restaurant

A woman has died and 28 others suffered food poisoning after dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Valencia.

Brains Brewery fined £140k after punter fractures skull

Brains Brewery has been fined £140,000 after a customer fell through an unlocked cellar door and fractured his skull, leaving him with serious head injuries.

Travellers who trashed Thwaites brewery jailed

Two men have been jailed after causing £313,000 worth of damage at Thwaites brewery in Lancashire, having stormed the site, along with 100 travellers, and demanded £20,000 for its return.

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