Temporary tattoo to monitor alcohol intake
A new piece of technology that clings to the skin will monitor your alcohol intake and report the results back to your smartphone.
Hot new London restaurant openings: July
Our latest round-up of London restaurants includes a Scandinavian smokehouse, a Mexican taqueria, a steamed bun specialist and a rum shack in Brixton.
Brexit ‘not a big deal for us’ says Diageo chief
Brexit “is not a big deal” for Diageo, according to its chief executive, who believes there will be benefits if the transition is approached in the right way.
This week in drinks took in Prince Charles, the ISWC winners, Noble Rot restaurant, food inspired by the Rio Olympics and Chester Osborn’s magic box.
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The 2009 vintage of Louis Roederer’s prestige cuvée, Cristal, has been released at just under £550 a case.
This Sunday marks the 621st anniversary of Philip the Bold’s famous edict banning Gamay from the Côte d’Or, an act which has had far-reaching consequences for the region.
The US is now home to the world’s largest crops of hops, knocking Germany from the top spot for the first time in half a century.
A vicar in South London is to perform a beer blessing ritual as a way of ‘thanking God for the good things in life’.
Andre the Giant’s appetite for booze is well known by most wrestling fans, but another voice has piped up offering another insight into just how much alcohol the big Frenchman actually consumed.
Beer sales this year have risen drastically in the second quarter of the year, so much so that they have helped to reverse a decade of decline.
We all like a drink, and sometimes we all overindulge. Celebrities are no different, only problem with that is they get pictured when they’re sailing three sheets to the wind.
the drinks business
Fenwick Newcastle has reported sales of wine up 26% since it revamped its Wine Shop in September.
Veuve Clicquot’s cellar master, Dominique Demarville, has said that 2016 can still be a good harvest despite the extreme weather the vineyards have endured.
Liv-ex has announced that it has made a number of changes to the Liv-ex 100 index in its annual update, with two Bordeaux labels now being listed for the first time.
A year after Robert Parker’s much anticipated retrospective of the Bordeaux 2005 vintage, which estates have profited the most?
The Champagne house will host travel-themed street parties throughout Hong Kong in August in homage to Madame Clicquot’s wish for her Champagne to be enjoyed “from New York to St Petersburg.”
Just five days after declaring his interest in running for the French presidency in 2017, the outspoken Champagne boss has retracted his plans.
The Comité Champagne has announced today that it won’t be holding its Annual Champagne Tasting in the UK next year after over 20 years staging the event.
Moët & Chandon has launched a one-hour chilled delivery service of its “on the rocks” Ice Imperial Champagne in London.
db talks Champagne Charlie, Abraham Lincoln and how the house was recently rescued from oblivion with Charles Heidsieck’s executive director.
In the latest of our CEO interviews, Paul Haslam of Cesium Group – in association with the drinks business – speaks with Damian Clarke, managing director of Freixenet.
In the latest Cesium Group Thought Leadership event, key figures from the world of sparkling wine gathered to share their insights into the UK market for Champagne, Prosecco, Cava and, of course, English bubbly.
Château Haut-Brion is no longer quite the pre-eminent premier grand cru classé claret at auction, but where it does trump the likes of Mouton and Lafite is in its price stability.
In the latest of our CEO interviews, Paul Haslam of Cesium Group – in association with the drinks business – spoke to Mike Laing, managing director of Armit Wines.