French liqueur brand Cointreau has unveiled the latest addition to its stable, Cointreau Noir – a blend of orange liqueur and Cognac.
UK retailer The Whisky Shop has unveiled a new online outlet, which promises a “luxurious, educational and accessible” internet shopping experience.
A Belgian man has opened what he claims is Europe’s first make-your-own wine shop in Ireland selling vino for as little as €4 (£3.14) a bottle.
A UK gang of beer keg thieves who sold on £5 million worth of stolen barrels for scrap metal have been ordered to pay back £40,000.
A German Riesling that is “just brilliant” and a Greek Retsina that might just taste as good at home as in the taverna make it into this week’s round up.
From wine walls and hop harvests to botany-inspired cocktails and nautical loos via ancient Rioja, it’s been a busy week in the drinks industry.
Proving that good-value Bordeaux has no problem finding a buyer in the UK, a top-end blend from Canon-Fronsac sold out in just over 24 hours this week through one London merchant.
It has been announced that the Chianti Classico ‘Gran Selezione’ will be debuting in the UK, with a tasting taking place in November.
The funeral takes place today, Friday, of former UK wine merchant and restaurateur Tony Verdin, who died aged 81 last week.
A guide was launched in London yesterday which picks out the best places from the “tapas bar phenomenon” taking hold in the UK.
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