Coravin has brought in former Nespresso executive Frédéric Levy as CEO to help the wine access tool expand its footprint further across Europe and Asia.
Health professionals should take action against “positive portrayals” of drunkenness on YouTube, which give no regard to the risks of excessive consumption.
The Premiere Napa Valley Wines auction raised a record US$6 million at the weekend with both well-established names and up-and-coming producers attracting high prices.
In what could be the most bizarre Kickstarter campaign in memory, a US entrepreneur is attempting to raise $70,000 to launch a strap-on booze-filled newborn that you can drink from.
A Riesling with aromas of “crushed soaked apricots and kaffir lime” and a Hollywood Zinfandel fit for the Oscars get the thumbs up from US wine writers this week.
Consumers worldwide are returning to the fine wine market, whose recent downturn has seen a welcome exodus of many less reputable investment funds, according to one major player.
Consumption of imported wines, particularly from the New World, rose in Canada during 2014 with per capita consumption now outpacing the US.
US auction house, Hart Davis Hart is toasting a US$4.9 million auction in Chicago with “phenomenal” prices paid for Pétrus, Rousseau and Sine Qua Non.
The fine wine auction market is shifting depending on where the wine is sourced, where it’s sold and which corner of the world has the deepest pockets.
This year’s Vin de France tasting showed the growing uptake of this category by major producers, as well as an ongoing diversification of top quality styles.
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