UK independent merchant Tanners has expanded into Chester, opening its first shop in the city this week.
db is offering its readers the chance to win a “virtually indestructible” suitcase that helps wine lovers bring their beloved bottles home from their travels.
Pernod Ricard saw sales rise by 8% to almost €8.56 billion in the year to the end of June, but a €404 million write down of its Absolut vodka brand caused net profits to fall by 15%.
This week’s round up features the “Goldilocks” of Sauvignon Blanc, a Grenache Blanc from one of California’s original “Rhône Rangers” and the inaugural vintage from Tuscan estate Petrolo.
Beer and wine o’clock are among 1,000 new words to have been granted entry to the online Oxford Dictionary.
Tickets are now on sale for The Wine Show – Chelsea, a new three-day wine fair launched by the drinks business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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