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Friday 30 January 2015

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Chianti, meds and Hannibal Lector

When Hannibal Lector uttered his line about eating a man’s liver with “fava beans and a nice Chianti”, his food and wine matching choice was very deliberate.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

D&D brings Hollywood glamour to wine

UK restaurant group D&D London has challenged its sommeliers to come up with a film and wine match for a new promotional initiative starting next month.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Piper-Heidsieck named Oscars Champagne

Piper-Heidsieck has been named as the exclusive Champagne of the Academy Awards in a deal set to last three years.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Champagne movies

From the roaring 20s to the swinging 60s, Champagne has held a special place in the heart of popular culture for the best part of 100 years, not least on the silver screen.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 3 Comments »

Baz Luhrmann designs $785 Champagne sabre

Hollywood film director Baz Luhrmann has released a US$785 Champagne sabre in collaboration with Barneys New York.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 memorable drinking scenes

From Bogart’s immortal “of all the gin joints in all the world”, to Ron Burgundy’s simply put “I love Scotch”, some of the best movie moments happen with a glass in hand.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Kurniawan film goes into production

A documentary about the life of recently convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has gone into production.

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Famous movie drinking scenes

Some of the most famous screen drunks and drunken scenes in movie history.

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Third Sideways novel to be set in Chile

Rex Pickett, author of wine-themed novel Sideways, which inspired the Oscar winning movie of the same name, is to set the third part of the trilogy in Chile.

Monday, January 7th, 2013 8 Comments »

SOMM premier at Napa Valley Film Festival

The 2012 Napa Valley Film Festival will showcase the world premiere of the documentary feature film SOMM.

Thursday, July 26th, 2012 No Comments »

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