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Wednesday 1 July 2015

Sherry

Wine from Napoleon’s carriage to be sold

A bottle of wine apparently found in Napoleon’s carriage after Waterloo – and still “believed to contain wine” – is to be sold at Christie’s next month.

Monday, June 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

Film fest hosts in-cinema Sherry tasting

More than 200 film enthusiasts were treated to an in-cinema Sherry tasting at the UK premiere of Sherry: The Mystery of Palo Cortado.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A punishing trek across the French Pyrenees, a trip to the Loire, hop sniffing and smoked salmon – check out what’s been happening in the world of drinks this week.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Leading the troupe of new releases over the last month is Dom Pérignon’s 2005 vintage, McGuigan’s Aussie answer to the growth of sparkling wine, and Ledaig’s rare 42-year-old Scotch.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

db Eats: Morada Brindisa Asador

db’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads to Brindisa’s newest addition in Soho to feast on chorizo fritters, suckling pig and aged manchego.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

Five wines you never knew were ‘natural’

We round up a handful of wines that are delicious, varied, and do without any manipulative cellar techniques – but don’t class themselves as “natural”.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 3 Comments »

Champagne and gin top-talking tipples

Champagne and gin have taken over Sherry and brandy to become the UK’s favourite Christmas tipples, a study on language suggests.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Fortified Masters 2014: The results

The Drinks Business Fortified Masters – a highlight of the db calendar – always leaves our judges feeling nourished thanks to the quality of the wines on offer.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A tropical Chardonnay with a “smoke-edged crème brûlée effect”, a manzanilla and a “wacky” white Russian make for an eclectic set of wine recommendations.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Sherry and Scotch: an auld alliance

Follow the drinks business on a recent trip to uncover the important but rarely explored link between Sherry producers and the whisky industry.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 3 Comments »

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