The Ivy restaurant’s private bar sold for 30 times more than its estimate at a charity auction fetching £31,250.
Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey is to star in The Billionaire’s Vinegar, a film based on a book of the same name which details one of the world’s most infamous wine frauds.
Portuguese wines could one day rival the likes of Burgundy and Bordeaux in terms of their ageing potential, suggests one producer following a landmark tasting of its wines dating back to 1990.
A selection of top Australian wines matured under both screwcap and cork led to “ground breaking” results during a blind tasting at this week’s Vinitaly.
Sotheby’s latest London sale saw strong demand for the wines of Egon Müller alongside the usual top selling Burgundies of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
“There’s still a long way to go,” believes João Nicolau de Almeida of Ramos Pinto as the estate marks the 25th anniversary of his pioneering first Douro table wine.
A Russian man has built a house made from 12,000 Champagne bottles in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, where it is known as the “Palace of Oz”.
UK off-trade alcohol prices slowed to less than half of last year’s since the Government scrapped the alcohol duty escalator, according to research published by the WSTA.
Australia-themed events will hit London in April as part of Wine Australia’s “Wonderful Wines of Aus” campaign.
We round up a selection of hotels perfectly placed for exploring the rich winemaking region of the Veneto in north-east Italy.
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