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Sunday 30 August 2015

Wine

‘Wine o’clock’ added to Oxford online dictionary

Beer and wine o’clock are among 1,000 new words to have been granted entry to the online Oxford Dictionary.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tickets now on sale for db’s Wine Show

Tickets are now on sale for The Wine Show – Chelsea, a new three-day wine fair launched by the drinks business.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Amazon launches one-hour drinks delivery

Online retailer Amazon has announced it will be offering one-hour delivery on beer, wine and spirits in the US, as the country’s on-demand drinks delivery industry grows.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Montes: ‘Chile has no expertise with Riesling’

Aurelio Montes is planning to create a high quality Riesling with the help of a winemaker from the Mosel, because Chile lacks expertise with the grape.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Sparkling wine and spirits drive UK sales

The UK’S off-trade saw value sales rise by 0.7% this summer, boosted by strong sales of sparkling wine and spirits, as beer and cider sees a 12% decline.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 bizarre body-based drinks

From whale secretions and beard yeast to pig’s blood and porn stars, the drinks trade has thrown up all manner of bizarre beverages in recent years.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Mexico: the pioneer of the Americas

When discussing the wine of the Americas we first think of the United States, Argentina or Chile, even Brazil or Uruguay, but certainly not Mexico, which is ironic given that it is the oldest wine destination in the Americas.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 2 Comments »

Black women kicked off Napa wine train

A group of black book club members were kicked off the Napa Valley wine train for being too loud, sparking claims of racially motivated discrimination.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 No Comments »

db interview: Giorgio Locatelli

db’s Lucy Shaw talks food memories, wine epiphanies, explosions, pizza and poodles with revered Italian chef Giorgio Locatelli.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Japan sharpens wine laws

Japan is tightening rules for its wine industry, requiring all products labelled as Japanese wine to be made entirely from grapes grown within the country.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 No Comments »

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