A bottle of Scotch whisky purportedly belonging to a soldier in the First World War and never opened is to be auctioned this week.
The latest figures from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association show that “consumers are finally getting the break they deserve after years of inflation-busting tax rises”.
Mr Des Lambert, Principal of Plumpton College since 2003, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to land-based education and young people.
An “epic” Riesling, a “Grecian beauty” that “gobsmacks with opulent tropical fruit” and a Spanish Albariño that begs to be served with a platter of fresh fish make this week’s roundup.
English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber has signed a three-year partnership with Ben Ainslie Racing, the team hoping to bring the America’s Cup to Britain.
Burgundian négociant, Vallet Frères, has allowed a special bottling of Bourgogne Rouge 2013 in Orkney to celebrate the tale of a local gin smuggler.
Students taking degree courses in Wine Business and Wine Production at Plumpton College, the UK agricultural business school, have received their awards.
Fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index is offering its clients a 10 imperial collection of Left Bank Bordeaux from the 2014 vintage.
British foodies are passing over Bordeaux and Burgundy in favour of Spanish Rioja to match their increasingly relaxed dining habits, according to a new survey.
A landlord has dismissed jokes posted on billboards outside his pub about obesity and the death of Orville entertainer Keith Harris as harmless banter.
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