The ballot system for securing tables at the Fat Duck when it opens in Melbourne next year has been hacked, with computer programmes grabbing dozens of reservations.
Producers rather than critics are driving the stylistic shift in Australia’s flagship Shiraz, maintains one expert on the country’s wines.
The UK pub industry could be set for massive reform this week, as MPs will vote on ending the obligation of pubs to buy beer from their owners.
A Trentino producer is confident that it can carve an export niche in the growing sparkling wine category, even at prices to rival prestige cuvée Champagne.
Pippa Middleton has passed an advanced wine course, perhaps paving the way for her to become a fully-fledged sommelier, or enter the wine trade.
Dozens of villagers staged a supermarket “booze-in” in protest against plans for a 200-year-old pub to be turned into a Co-op.
More than 2,000 visitors poured into Chelsea’s Saatchi Gallery last month for the third London Wine Experience organised by French wine critics, Bettane + Desseauve.
Cockburn’s Port has unveiled its 2014 Christmas campaign taking cues from a cocktail recipe to encapsulate the importance of family at Christmas.
On-trade supplier Bibendum has seen sales of super-premium Prosecco shoot up by 295% in the last year, while premium sales were up by 150%.
Champagne P&C Heidsieck and Sazerac won the big prizes of the night as the IWSC announced its 2014 trophy winners at the annual awards banquet.
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