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Thursday 27 October 2016 loc: GB


Rapper Drake to launch own whiskey

Drake is preparing to launch his own whiskey brand, following in the footsteps of drinks entrepreneurs Puff Daddy, Ludacris and Jay-Z.

Monday, February 15th, 2016 2 Comments »

Coravin: sparkling wine device our absolute priority

A device that works with sparkling wine has become Coravin’s “absolute priority”, the company’s founder has revealed.

Friday, February 12th, 2016 4 Comments »

Wine brands need to be local, warns Chile producer

Wine brands need to act locally rather than globally in order to win new markets and move away from entry level wines, a leading Chilean producer has said.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Love is in the air this week as many of our US wine writers offer up their favourite wines for a romantic night in.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Natural wine potential in US ‘huge but untapped’

The potential for natural wine in the USA is “huge”, but there are fears that lack of capacity may make it difficult to secure, the founder of natural wine trade show RAW has warned.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne and Cognac boost French exports

Fizzing Champagne and Cognac sales last year helped to boost French wine and spirits exports, with Champagne values sales up 12.1% to €2.7bn.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Man blamed beer-battered fish for drink-driving breach

A driver who blamed the smell of alcohol on his breath on the beer-battered fish he had just eaten faces 12-and-a-half years in prison after being found guilty of operating while intoxicated.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

FBI investigating Premier Cru ‘ponzi scheme’

The FBI is investigating bankrupt wine retailer Premier Cru under suspicion of running a ponzi scheme.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard improvement ‘driven by USA’

Improvement in the US helped drive “a gradual improvement” for Pernod Ricard in the first six months of the financial year, with the UK wine portfolio also performing strongly.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Beer on the horizon for Manning

“Lots” of beer rather than retirement was foremost on quarterback Peyton Manning’s mind after his Super Bowl win.

Monday, February 8th, 2016 No Comments »

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