Scientists in the US have created a “James Bond” style mutant worm that is resistant to the intoxicating effects of alcohol, potentially revolutionising drug treatment for alcoholics.
Early signs indicate this year’s World Cup in Brazil created less of a boost for UK beer and cider retailers than the South Africa tournament four years ago.
Notting Hill’s The Ledbury has been voted London’s “ultimate” restaurant for the third year running.
The success of this month’s Tour de France Grand Départ has helped boost UK sales of the event’s official wine sponsor Cono Sur by 73.6%.
The Oxford Wine Festival has announced its exhibitor and tutored tasting line-up after selling out of exhibitor stalls in just 12 weeks.
The drinks industry has contributed its fair share of imaginative, inspiring and humorous adverts to the small screen over the years – but these are perhaps some of the most memorable.
Peter Csizmadia-Honigh is leaving his role as education manager for the Institute of Masters of Wine with a plan to write the first book on Indian wine.
David Beckham’s new whisky, launched in partnership with Diageo, has hit the shelves at Selfridges in London.
Conviviality Retail, owner of UK convenience store brands Wine Rack and Bargain Booze, has outlined “a significant opportunity” for its business after its pre-tax profits jumped by 31.5%.
With the summer drinking season well underway, this week’s list is packed full of light, easy-drinking rosé, white and sparkling wines – perfect for soaking up the sun.
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