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Friday 25 July 2014

UK

Doctor gives wine to heart disease patients

A UK doctor is so sure of the health benefits of red wine and its ability to help stave off heart attacks that he has been prescribing it to his patients for the last 10 years.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Queen to smash bottle of whisky

A naming ceremony for the Royal Navy’s newest ship will see the Queen smash a bottle of Scotch against the vessel instead of the usual Champagne.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

With summer truly upon us Victoria Moore rounds up her top 40 wines for the season, while Fiona Beckett picks the best wines to enjoy with a barbecue.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Test your blind wine tasting skills and win

The authors of a book designed to help wine lovers refine their blind tasting skills are giving db readers the chance to win a copy by taking part in a quiz.

Friday, June 27th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week saw team db attend a vertical tasting of Napa’s Domaine Carneros sparkling wines and indulge in a sneaky trip to Wimbledon under the care of Champagne Lanson.

Friday, June 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Thwaites set to relocate entire business

UK beer giant Thwaites has bought a new site where it plans to relocate its entire workforce ending more than 200 years of history at its current site.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Raising spirits: the rise of small batch vodka

Makers of small batch vodka have experienced a boom in sales that has taken some by surprise, including the distillers themselves.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol ‘embedded’ in Ireland’s identity

Ireland has a “complex” relationship with alcohol, which has become embedded in its national identity, a government-backed report has concluded.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

FIFA bribed with beer over 2022 World Cup

The 2022 World Cup could be hosted in Scotland, if craft brewers BrewDog have their way.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Coravin tackles safety concerns

The manufacturer of Coravin has confirmed that it plans to resume shipments after investigating an alarming safety concern.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

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