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Sunday 21 December 2014

UK

Pippa Middleton poised to enter wine trade?

Pippa Middleton has passed an advanced wine course, perhaps paving the way for her to become a fully-fledged sommelier, or enter the wine trade.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

Villagers storm Co-op in defence of pub

Dozens of villagers staged a supermarket “booze-in” in protest against plans for a 200-year-old pub to be turned into a Co-op.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

London Wine Experience toasts third year

More than 2,000 visitors poured into Chelsea’s Saatchi Gallery last month for the third London Wine Experience organised by French wine critics, Bettane + Desseauve.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Cockburn’s Port unveils Christmas campaign

Cockburn’s Port has unveiled its 2014 Christmas campaign taking cues from a cocktail recipe to encapsulate the importance of family at Christmas.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Super-premium Prosecco sales up 295%

On-trade supplier Bibendum has seen sales of super-premium Prosecco shoot up by 295% in the last year, while premium sales were up by 150%.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

IWSC rewards stars of the global drinks trade

Champagne P&C Heidsieck and Sazerac won the big prizes of the night as the IWSC announced its 2014 trophy winners at the annual awards banquet.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Dog rushed to vets after downing Baileys

A German Shepherd had to be rushed to a vet for life-saving treatment after downing a bottle of Baileys Irish Cream liqueur.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Pol Roger creates 2002 collection

Champagne Pol Roger has chosen the highly acclaimed 2002 vintage to launch a collection of three expressions from this year.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Wilkinson unleashes first growth bonanza

London-based Wilkinson Vintners are selling over 700 cases of first growths with vintages stretching back to a 1945 Ch√Ęteau Haut Brion.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Ukip’s Nigel Farage to appear on Gogglebox

Ukip’s Nigel Farage is to appear in an “alcohol-fuelled” spin-off of Channel 4’s Gogglebox alongside the show’s resident cocktail-swilling duo Steph and Dom Parker.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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