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Wednesday 1 October 2014

UK

Rioja shows Burgundian-style ‘revolution’

Riojan wine is going through a “revolution” that is far more meaningful than the region’s “misleading” traditionalist versus modernist debate, believes Tim Atkin MW.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

All-female shortlist for Julian Brind award

The IWSC has announced a five-strong, all-female shortlist for the Julian Brind Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry 2014.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Parker brings 100-point roadshow to UK

Wine critic Robert Parker has announced a plan to bring his “Grand World Tour” to London early next year.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Man caught riding horse home from pub

You might think hopping on the back of a horse after a night out rather than revving up a car was the responsible option, but you would be wrong.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Bombay Sapphire opens new home

Bombay Sapphire opens its new official home this week after transforming an historic site in southern England into a “state-of-the-art” distillery and visitor centre.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Greenall’s joins flavoured gin push

UK gin distiller Greenall’s has introduced the first new additions to its range for more than 250 years.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Brits spend £50,000 on booze in lifetime

The average Brit spends £49,581 (US$81,000) on booze in their lifetime, with a further one million of the population spending £167,000 (US$271,000).

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

CAMRA appoints Tim Page as chief executive

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has announced Tim Page as its new chief executive.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Muslims baffled by KFC hand wipe ban

Customers at a UK branch of KFC were refused alcohol-based hand wipes over fears their use could offend Muslim customers.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Grace Jones cocktail launches at £9k

A cocktail with a £9,000 price tag created in honour of the James Bond actress Grace Jones has gone on sale at a London restaurant.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

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