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Czech Republic

Wine hidden at Czech castle offers taste of 1800s

Sommeliers have finally been given the chance to taste through 130 bottles of 19th century wines three decades after they were found hidden in a Czech castle.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Reward offered for return of giant cork

A giant cork has been stolen from a winery near Prague, prompting a reward of 100 bottles of sparkling wine to for its safe return.

Friday, August 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

Hot weather threatens craft beer hops

A drought in the US and a heatwave in Central Europe are threatening this year’s hop harvests, putting craft beer production in jeopardy.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Queen releases Bohemian Lager

Rock band Queen have launched a lager to celebrate 40 years since the release of their seminal hit, Bohemian Rhapsody.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

Czech president: US beer is ‘filthy water’

Milos Zeman, president of the Czech Republic, has branded American beer as “filthy water” during a business summit in Kazakhstan.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Czech football coach promises free beer

Czech Republic boss Pavel Vrba has taken the bar-side football bet to a new level, banking on the success of his team by offering fans free beer.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Czech alcohol gang jailed after 38 killed

Two men behind an illegal alcohol gang that produced a toxic concoction which killed 38 people have been jailed for life.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Opera part 4: To beer!

The Bartered Bride is a rare Czech opera and one that uses Bohemian culture – particularly beer drinking – as a central theme in the story.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Successful start for Stock Spirits

Stock Spirits, the Buckinghamshire-based company which is the largest producer of vodka in Poland and the Czech Republic, made a successful debut on the London stock market earlier this week.

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Stock Spirits set for stock market floatation

The list of drinks groups quoted on the London Stock market is being augmented later this month with shares in Stock Spirits to be put up for sale.

Monday, October 14th, 2013 No Comments »

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