A new Food Crime Unit is setting itself against rising levels of wine fraud, amid claim drinks companies aren’t doing enough to help prevent crime.
A “hypnotist thief” used distraction techniques made famous by TV illusionist Derren Brown to pickpocket the owner of a wine merchant in north London.
French fizz, fortified wines, Cava and crémant make this week’s round up, as UK wine writers gear up for a very merry Christmas.
Emmanuel Giboulot, the biodynamic winemaker who was fined for not spraying his vines against a new pest, has had his conviction overturned on appeal.
The year may be drawing to a close but tastings abound in Hong Kong and beyond.
Coravin has officially launched in Hong Kong with founder, Greg Lambrecht, saying he has his eyes on more markets throughout Asia-Pacific.
A buyer from Taiwan paid US$61,250 for the world’s biggest white truffle in New York this weekend before participating in Sotheby’s wine sale afterwards.
After its successful debut at the 2014 London Wine Fair, Esoterica – which showcases the portfolios of niche and micro-importers – will return in 2015.
Food matching and regionality will provide the major focuses for next month’s annual Australia Day Tasting in London.
A pair of Polish treasure hunters have discovered wine dating back to the 1930s hidden a Nazi bunker.
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