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10 articles that caught your attention

We round up the articles that caught our readers’ attention this week including a comprehensive guide to the last 10 vintages in Bordeaux and a $1,000 gin “infused” with Harley Davidson engine parts.


Click through to view this week’s top 10 articles. 

10 of the best Twitter wine feeds to follow

Twitter: The place where news is broken, views are shaped and relationships are forged. For better or worse, social media has changed the way we communicate about pretty much everything, including wine. Take a look at our round up of 10 of the best Twitter wine feeds to follow here. 

US beer stocks slide as millennials turn to wine

Last week, Goldman Sachs downgraded the stocks of two of the biggest US brewing companies due to a continued drop in beer consumption and a shift towards wine by millennials. To read the full article, please click here.

Rosé revolution gains momentum


BMI Research’s most recent data reveals that the global thirst for drinking pink is showing no sign of slowing, with exports of Provence rosé to the US nearly doubling last year to 11.4 million litres. To read the full article, please click here. 

Harley Davidson engine parts used to make $1,000 gin

Nowadays, it seems as if there aren’t many things that haven’t been put into a bottle of gin. However, just when we thought producers were exhausting the list, a motorcycle enthusiast decided that the engine parts of an old Harley Davidson might work. To read the full article, please click here.

15 most expensive cities for a round of drinks

With research conducted by ethical coffee supplier Honest Coffees, we have collated the top 15 priciest places to imbibe – and the results should surprise even the most seasoned traveller. To read the full article, please click here. 

A concise guide to Bordeaux 2007-2016

Do you know when was a good year for Sauternes? Was 2011 really that bad? Is 2012 better for the Left Bank or the Right Bank? Read our concise guide to the last 10 Bordeaux vintages here.

Does the pop of a cork affect our perception of a wine’s quality?

The latest bout in the cork vs screwcap scrap, The Grand Cork Experiment was launched in London last week, conducting tests on willing participants to find out whether the pop of a cork affects the perception of a wine’s quality. To read the full article, please click here.

Gin: Too big to fail?

With gin sales in the UK’s on- and off-trade surpassing £1 billion for the first time in 2016, has the industry become too big to fail? But is predicting the end actually the best way to forecast the future? We speak to industry experts to gain their insights. To view the full article, please click here.

Bar gets its own back on one star reviewer

A bar and restaurant in Bristol has got its revenge on a guest who left a one-star review on TripAdvisor by introducing a cocktail named in his honour – The Ponce’s Dungarees. To read the full article, please click here. 

China’s top 10 wine importing countries

With China’s middle class rising fast, the demand for imported wines is set to see rapid growth within the next few years. But what wines are Chinese drinkers looking to buy, and which countries are responsible for China’s main supplies of imported wines? To read the full article, please click here.

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