You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Tuesday 1 December 2015


The Ritz creates 30 new perfume-inspired cocktails

Fragrances bar at The Ritz in Berlin, pioneer of perfume-inspired cocktails, has launched 30 new drinks based on famous scents, the best of which we’ve rounded up here.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Germany’s Black Tower buys into Yapp Bros

The producer of big volume German wine brand Black Tower has taken a share in west country Rhône specialist, Yapp Brothers.

Friday, October 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Oktoberfest sees numbers slump

Visitor numbers and beer consumption both fell at this year’s Oktoberfest organisers reported.

Monday, October 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Germans still top the beer drinking table

Germans drink the most beer per head of any major economy in the world, although their consumption is falling rapidly, research has shown.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

2015 Mosel harvest on a knife-edge

The 2015 harvest in the Mosel has the potential to be great, but inclement weather is raising slight concerns that it will fall short of expectations.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Mosel TBA smashes auction record

Egon Müller’s 2003 Scharzhofberger Trockenbeerenauslese smashed records last week when it sold for €12,000 a bottle at the VDP Prädikat wine auction in Trier.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

31 Days of Riesling winners announced

A St Andrews wine shop and one of Gordon Ramsay’s restaurants have been named the winners of this year’s 31 Days of German Riesling.

Friday, September 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Bavarian beer tent becomes refugee camp

A Bavarian beer hall has been transformed into an emergency camp for Middle Eastern refugees.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Thieves steal 1,000 beer bottle caps

Police are appealing for witnesses after a strange theft saw over 1,000 beer bottle caps stolen, but the beer in the bottles had been left untouched.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Australian Vintage sharpens European focus

Wine producer Australian Vintage is stepping up its European ambitions with the creation of a new business manager post.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Most Read

10 wine labels with a sense of humour

2nd September, 2015 by Lauren Eads

London's top female sommeliers

21st September, 2015 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 tips for marketing to millennials

9th November, 2015 by db_staff

Argentina: women in wine

16th September, 2015 by db_staff

Rioja in pictures

24th September, 2015 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 James Bond drinks facts

27th October, 2015 by Neal Baker

10 Cape winemakers to watch

23rd September, 2015 by Gabriel Stone

Top 10 unusual drinks ageing methods

16th September, 2015 by Lauren Eads

Britain’s top 10 most haunted pubs

30th October, 2015 by Lucy Shaw

'Britain's best pubs' 2015 announced

11th September, 2015 by Neal Baker