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Wednesday 7 October 2015


Argentina: women in wine

As recently as a generation ago, women in Argentina were kept at arm’s length by the wine industry. But today the country is nurturing some of the brightest female winemaking talent in the world, writes Amanda Barnes.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

More women signing up to be sommeliers

A new generation of female sommeliers is rising up through the ranks in London, highlighting that the industry is becoming less male dominated in the UK by the year.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

New spirit targets girls’ night out

Brown-Forman has launched a direct appeal to younger female consumers with its new fruit-flavoured, vodka-based spirit brand called “lbd”.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 No Comments »

First female-only wine list launched

A wine list composed entirely of wines made by women has been launched at a London restaurant.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 12 Comments »

Women are better tasters than men

It’s official: women are naturally better tasters than men according to Dr Deborah Parker, beer sommelier and associate director at Marketing Sciences.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 4 Comments »

Women smashing wine’s glass ceiling

In an industry historically dominated by men, women are now smashing through wine’s glass ceiling with the number of female MW students now surpassing that of men.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 3 Comments »

Top 10 women in Italian wine

The days of Italian wine being a man’s world are fading as many daughters take over the reins. Tom Bruce-Gardyne meets 10 women making a difference.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 7 Comments »

Top 10 women in whisky

From bloggers and event organisers to distributors and distillers there are plenty of women doing their bit to shake up the typically perceived male dominated world of whisky.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 13 Comments »

WW1 woman enjoyed more time in the pub

Britain’s women dealt with the anguish of their men fighting on the World War One frontline by heading down to the pub, according to old newspapers that are now available to search online.

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Breast cancer risk raised by alcohol intake

High alcohol consumption before a woman’s first pregnancy may raise the risk of her developing breast cancer, new research suggests.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

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