Brown Forman’s Woodford Reserve is to release a whiskey finished in a Pinot Noir barrel.
A wooden stick that it is claimed can age whisky by up to three years in just 24 hours has been launched on crowdfunding site Kickstarter.
A tropical Chardonnay with a “smoke-edged crème brûlée effect”, a manzanilla and a “wacky” white Russian make for an eclectic set of wine recommendations.
Canada and Mexico have threatened the US with trade sanctions and increases in wine tax after the World Trade Organisation ruled US tariffs to be illegal.
A Philadelphia lawyer is fighting plans by the authorities to destroy his collection of fine wines after it was seized by police earlier this year.
Hollywood actor George Clooney has expanded his Tequila empire with a new añejo bottling.
British passengers are too busy talking to drink during flights, while Aussie passengers are most likely to hit the booze trolley.
The UK, US and Canada remain the top three destinations by volume for Australian wines, according to a recent report.
Sales of whisky in the US will surpass those of vodka for the first time since 2007 this year, marking a shift in American consumer preferences.
Berry Brothers & Rudd has strengthened its Rioja portfolio as the merchant’s Spain buyer Simon Field MW acknowledged growing demand.
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