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Friday 1 August 2014

UK

The week in pictures

This week team db was schooled in the art of mixology and took a lesson in beer and music matching from an Oxford University professor.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Teens who drink at 14 ‘more likey to binge’

A single drink at 14 could increase a teenager’s chances of becoming a binge drinker, a new report has warned.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Michael Cox inspires marathon effort

Friends and family of Michael Cox, Master of the Vintners, who died earlier this year, have announced plans to run this year’s Médoc marathon in his memory.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Christie’s auction 15-litre English sparkler

A 15-litre Nebuchadnezzar of English sparkling wine, the largest ever made, is to go on sale at Christie’s to raise funds for a British arts charity.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Brunello image a ‘double-edged sword’

A combination of high prices and consumer misconception is ensuring that Brunello di Montalcino remains under-represented in the UK market, believes one Master of Wine.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker casts Jude Law

Jude Law has become the latest celebrity to align himself with a drinks brand as the British actor stars in a new film commissioned by Johnnie Walker Blue Label.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Mick Hucknall’s Sicilian vineyard on sale

Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall has put his 18th century Sicilian home and vineyard on the market, having built his Il Cantante winery on its grounds.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Tom Kerridge attacks British pub model

British pubs need to adapt the way they do business or risk going under according to two Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Hotel launches ‘steak-infused’ cocktail

A “steak-infused” cocktail has been launched by a hotel in Manchester in the latest twist on the trend for savoury cocktails.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Indian tennis star serves up wine tie-in

A former Indian professional tennis player and actor has turned his attention to wine, launching a collaboration with one of the country’s largest premium producers.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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