A busy week for the drinks industry with the exception of Pfeiffer Wines' turtles who spent the week sunbathing. Piper-Heidsieck was flowing at The Oscars, Mouton Cadet revealed its America's Cup wines and the community of Somersham, Suffolk, finally saved its local pub.
db's Lucy Shaw heads to Spain's northwestern tip to Rías Baixas, where she's plied with polpo and zippy Albariño and shown around some of the region's most stunning estates.
With all the grapes picked, we round up how key regions in Spain like Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Jerez, Cava and Valdepeñas fared in 2016.
A perfect storm of hail, mildew and spring frosts have ravaged vineyards in France resulting in one of the smallest harvests in the country for the last 30 years.