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Thursday 24 July 2014

Wine

Man holds intruder at gunpoint after wine theft

A man in Louisville held an intruder at gunpoint after he found him in his kitchen helping himself to a bottle of wine.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Parents warned: don’t reward exam success with alcohol

Almost one in four parents will be giving their children alcohol to celebrate the end of school exams this summer, says Drinkaware.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Team Leader: Laura Jewell MW

Heading the wine development team at Tesco and chairing the WSET, Laura Jewell MW is a shining light for women in the wine industry.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Top drinks in the Asian media

Antipodean Pinot Noir, southern French heavyweights and the delights of Hong Kong’s newest addition to the cocktail scene feature in this week’s round-up.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Demolition may reveal hidden cellar

The demolition of an Edinburgh office block may uncover remnants of a 200 year old cellar that held the wines of Scottish philosopher David Hume.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Exploding Prosecco prompts recall

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has issued a warning to consumers who have bought a certain Prosecco at state liquor stores recently after reports of “spontaneous explosions”.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Tearful wine investor Koch admits he was a ‘sucker’

US billionaire Bill Koch has appeared on television to admit he was a ‘sucker for fake wines’ after spending $5 million on counterfeit bottles.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 3 Comments »

Spanish wine brand brings shoppers back to Europe

Felix Solis has launched a range of varietally-labelled wines from Spain designed to bring New World drinkers back to the Old World.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Jacob’s Creek launches wine aged in whisky barrels

While whisky is commonly aged in wood from the wine industry, Jacob’s Creek has launched the opposite: a range of red wines aged in whisk(e)y barrels.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

100,000 take part in International Sherry Week

The inaugural International Sherry Week, which took place on 2-8 June, has been hailed a success after attracting 100,000 participants via over 2,000 events.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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