Licence to swill: Academics argue James Bond has ‘a severe alcohol problem’

Researchers from New Zealand and the UK have published a study in the Medical Journal of Australia's Christmas issue which they say proves that Ian Fleming's fictional character James Bond has "a severe chronic alcohol problem".

Watch: Champagne bottle explodes as man tries to show-off sabering skills

A man was left red-faced after his attempt at sabrage didn't exactly go to plan, with the bottle exploding all over him as he tried to remove the cork with a knife. 

Wine Lister expands coverage

Fine wine rating platform Wine Lister has announced it has expanded the number of individual wines it now covers to over 3,000.

Artist creates installation from 200 Champagne bottles

English artist Alexander Hall has created an installation from 200 individually painted Champagne bottles to mark the opening of the 200th InterContinental hotel.

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