You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Friday 9 December 2016 loc: GB


Wine scam director raked in £300,000

A convicted fraudster conned investors out of over £300,000 for fine wine that was never purchased, and instead spent the money on hotel rooms and shopping trips.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Buckfast Easter egg hits the shelves

A chocolate egg flavoured with Buckfast – the high-alcohol, high-caffeine wine – is being launched in time for Easter.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Roman winery found in Jerusalem

A large Roman winery, dating back over 1,000 years, has been unearthed in Jerusalem.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Qvevri displayed at UN offices

A ‘qveri’, a Georgian winemaking vessel, has been installed as a permanent display at the United Nation’s Geneva headquarters.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

NVV partners with Christie’s for HK sale

Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has partnered with Christie’s auction house in order to bring some rare and collectable wines to Hong Kong this November.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

All about Champagne in February

Prestige cuvée Champagnes were among the leading brands in February as the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose 1.2%, its biggest gain in over a year.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

All that glitters…

So, we’ve got this gold thing happening again. You can always rely on a gold bug to trumpet the precious metal’s attractions when it seems to be hitting the fan in other asset classes.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Wynns in ‘make your own blend’ HK pop up

Wine enthusiasts can try their hand at blending their own wine at Wynns’ blending workshops at the Taste of Hong Kong festival next week.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Best-selling labels at Sotheby’s in 2015

The fine wine auction scene is certainly heating up, especially at Sotheby’s. Here, we take you through last year’s biggest selling labels at the famous auction house.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Brits say ‘sehr gut!’ to German Pinot

Sales of German Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris have sky-rocketed in the UK over the last 12 months, leading to a renewed effort to promote the trio in Britain this year.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Most Read

Hot drinks trends set to hit the UK in 2017

21st September, 2016 by Arabella Mileham

Ten of the world’s best sparkling rosés

12th September, 2016 by Patrick Schmitt

Top 10 Australian fine wines to watch

13th October, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 difficult wine names

28th November, 2016 by Lucy Jenkins

Top 10 most powerful winemakers in Chile

6th October, 2016 by Amanda Barnes

110-year-old woman says whisky is the secret to long life

19th September, 2016 by Steven Green

Three Rivers Gin picked for McKellen Stewart play

16th September, 2016 by Lauren Eads

Top 14 UK retailers: multiple opportunities

10th October, 2016 by Arabella Mileham

‘Plug it and chug it’ wine glass launched

18th October, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

How important is product innovation to Champagne?

26th October, 2016 by db_staff