Top 10 alcohol-related tattoos
Everyone knows that alcohol and tattoos do not mix, however this crop of artwork shows booze can actually be the tattoo, rather than its ill-advised cause.
Updates to Liv-ex 100
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.
AB Inbev step up offer for SABMiller
AB InBev has upped its offer for SAB Miller in order to push through the largest merger between two beer companies in history, prompted by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.
With so much competition in such a saturated space, beer companies have always been forced to go the extra mile to not only build their brand but ensure their customers maintain that loyalty through eye-catching TV ads.
In the magazine
Visitors to Forbury Gardens in Reading may be familiar with the impressive ‘Maiwand Lion’ monument but do they know its brewing links?
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.
A group of Dutch drinking buddies came up with a way to combat the heat buy building their own swimming pool.
It may not be like turning water into wine, but scientists have figured out a way to turn urine into beer.
Brewers from thirteen top craft breweries got together to brew a special beer at Hawkshead Brewery on Friday (22 July) to mark “Northern Craft” – Hawkshead’s 10th summer beer festival.
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History is looking to appoint a beer historian and scholar on a three-year appointment.
the drinks business
A year after Robert Parker’s much anticipated retrospective of the Bordeaux 2005 vintage, which estates have profited the most?
Suffolk-based retailer Adnams is upping its focus on its own label wine range, with the addition of a new tier of premium wines this autumn.
Jebsen Fine Wines in Hong Kong has announced it has acquired a parcel of the historical Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Blanco 1986, available now to pre-order.
Fine and rare Burgundy and Madeira helped propel Bonhams to its most successful ever sale last week.
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.
The first battle of the American Civil War took place on this day in 1861 and excited civilians gathered to watch the event with picnic hampers and Champagne to hand.
Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger, the ebullient head of historic Champagne house Taittinger, has thrown his hat into the ring for French president.
Moët & Chandon has released its Grand Vintage Blanc and Grand Vintage Rosé from the 2008 vintage.
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.