Sebastian Brack, co-owner of new high-end vermouth brand Belsazar, is keen to raise the image of the fortified wine in his country above that of “a tramp’s drink”.
This year’s Vin de France tasting showed the growing uptake of this category by major producers, as well as an ongoing diversification of top quality styles.
With ProWein just around the corner, db has helpfully picked out the best spots in town for attendees to eat, drink, do business or let their hair down.
Wines of Germany has appointed three new “Riesling Fellows” from the UK trade in recognition of their “dedication and passion” for German Riesling.
As exhibitor and visitor numbers continue to rise, ProWein 2015 has moved into new halls, giving the Düsseldorf wine and spirits fair 20% more space.
Marlon Abela, owner of two Michelin-starred London restaurant The Greenhouse, has acquired a controlling stake in UK independent wine merchant OW Loeb.
Reh Kendermann joint managing director Nikolaus Schritz has announced his intention to “quit while you’re ahead” and step down at the end of this year.
Weingut Dr Loosen is looking to show off the quality of dry Mosel Riesling with the launch of two expressions made from the producer’s top rated vineyards.
Consumers around the world have developed an insatiable thirst for sparkling wine with global sales having surged by 30% in the last decade.
As this week marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One, here we assemble five famous drinks associated with the conflict.
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