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The top 10 most iconic bars in film

From the hotel bar in The Shining to the hobbit’s haunt in The Lord of the Rings, we round up the most notable drinking dens in film history.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

Winery to host Harry Potter wine dinner

A winery in Chicago is tapping into the ceaseless demand for all things Harry Potter by hosting a four-course Harry Potter wine pairing dinner.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Sour Grapes out today

A documentary charting the rise, fall and criminal enterprise of Rudy Kurniawan is out on general release in UK cinemas today.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Premier Cru scam to be turned into TV show

A TV show with a plotline suspiciously similar to the Premier Cru wine scandal is in the pipeline, with Star Trek actor John Cho set to play the lead.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Remake of Whisky Galore to premiere in June

A new version of the classic film Whisky Galore is to be premiered in June at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

Thursday, April 21st, 2016 No Comments »

English wine served to Oscars stars

A leading English sparkling wine was served to movie stars at a special Hollywood reception held before the Oscars ceremony last weekend.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Depardieu to star in ‘French Sideways’

Veteran actor Gérard Depardieu is to star in a French wine-themed ‘buddy movie’ that is being compared to the hit US film Sideways.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 fictional drinks

As 21st Century Fox announce the launch of an official Duff beer, a brew made popular by The Simpsons, we take a look at some of the most-loved fictional beverages to appear on the big screen.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 3 Comments »

Top six whisky movie moments

From Ron Burgundy’s love of “Scotchy Scotch Scotch” to Bond’s dalliance with The Macallan, behind many a leading man is a strong malt whisky.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 3 Comments »

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 »

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