André Simon Awards: Champagne

Peter Liem's Champagne was this year's drinks book winner at the André Simon Awards. Described as the "work that was clearly the result of a lifetime's knowledge" by judge Joe Fattorini, it was also praised for its high production values and superb maps.

Oxford wins in 65th Varsity blind tasting

Oxford’s wine tasting team came out on top yet again against Cambridge in this year’s Varsity match, the university’s fourth win in a row and 41st in total.

Jay-Z racks up $100,000 bar bill in New York

US rapper Jay-Z reportedly racked up a bar bill totalling US$91,135, after paying full price for 40 bottles of his own Armand de Brignac Champagne, the brand which he bought in November 2014.

This Wetherspoons is offering a wedding reception package for £3,000

A Wetherspoons in London is offering an all-inclusive wedding reception package for up to 300 guests — here's what it's like.

The week in pictures

February 16th, 2018

Pol Roger launches 2009 vintage

February 9th, 2018

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