Technology

WSTA: blockchain tech could ‘transform’ the UK wine and spirit industry, but government must act now

New 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' technology could transform the UK wine and spirit industry, paving the way for reduced trade friction, a seemless supply chain and more information for consumers, Lord Holmes of Richmond told the WSTA conference - but the government must act now.

Smartphones can tell if you’re drunk by changes in walking

A new study has found that smartphones are capable of recognising when people have had too much to drink by using sensors to detect changes in walking. 

Bordeaux’s ‘first’ wine with augmented reality label unveiled

Saint-Estèphe-based Château Laffitte Carcasset has unveiled what it claims is Bordeaux's first wine with an augmented reality label, which tells the story of the privateer Jean Lafitte. 

New ‘reverse microwave’ gadget cools wine in three minutes

Silicon Valley thermal engineering specialist Matrix Industries is developing a drinks cooler called Juno that can chill a wine bottle in three minutes.

Top 10 apps for wine lovers

April 2nd, 2019

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