UK drinks group Diageo has offered to sell the bulk of its Whyte & Mackay whisky business to ease competition concerns that have been raised by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).
Burgundy’s Domaine Marquis d’Angerville is seeking to raise the reputation of Jura as it launches its first wines from this remote corner of eastern France.
Wooing New York’s fashionable wine drinkers has been a big part of the export success currently being enjoyed by France’s smallest wine region.
French celebrity chef Raymond Blanc OBE has got behind English sparkling wine, dubbing it: “a serious contender for the world’s best fizz.”
Newly elected French president Francois Hollande is to promote French wine in China through a series of events in the country.
A bottle of vin jaune from the 18th century is to be offered at auction at Christie’s Geneva house next month.
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