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North Yorkshire brewery turns oak casks into Christmas trees

UK brewery T&R Theakston is the latest drinks company to get creative with an oak barrel after its coopers created 5ft-high Christmas trees from salvaged casks.

Albariño is ‘the wild horse’ grape

Rías Baixas’ flagship grape Albariño is a “wild horse that needs taming” according to one winemaker in the northwestern Spanish region.

Bike made from whisky barrels rolled out

A bike made with staves from old Glenmorangie whisky casks has gone on sale at an eye-watering $6,950 a pop in what its makers claim to be a world first.

Henri Giraud to open 0% stainless steel cellar

Champagne Henri Giraud is to open a "pioneering" new cellar this November with 0% stainless steel.

Champagne Lanson to trial oak

February 20th, 2014

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