DRC breaks world auction record

    Two bottles of Burgundy’s most sought-after label, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Romanée-Conti, have become the most expensive wines ever sold at auction.

    Elon Musk announces bid to produce Tesla-branded Tequila

    Entrepreneur and CEO of electric car and solar power company Tesla, Elon Musk, has revealed his company has filed an application to trademark ‘Teslaquila’, meaning that what was originally an April Fool’s prank could become a reality.

    William ‘Bill’ Coors dies aged 102

    William ‘Bill’ Coors, the former chairman of US brewer Adolph Coors Company, and who was instrumental in expanding the company to become Molson Coors, has died at the age of 102.

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In focus: Tequila trends

The Tequila market is one of the most exciting in the spirits world. Producers are being snapped up for huge sums, and brands are enjoying incredible growth. But with this upsurge in demand comes pressure on raw materials, writes Lauren Eads.

Natural Selection: the rise of organic wine

Low-intervention wines, whether they be made organically, biodynamically or naturally, are becoming increasingly popular. Edith Hancock reports.

Prosecco: Traders of the lost arc

while Prosecco may be an undoubted success, many producers are attempting to persuade sellers and consumers to trade up to better quality – and more expensive – versions of the popular Italian fizz. Lauren Eads investigates


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Camouflage artist plays hide and seek at Ruinart

Chinese performance artist Liu Bolin, known as ‘The Invisible Man’, played an epic game of hide and seek at Champagne house Ruinart. Can you spot him among the vines?

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks; Prince Charles gets on the gin, Usain Bolt chugs Champers, Autumn tastings get under way, and restauranteur Philip Hamilton discovers blue is his colour at Aquavit’s crayfish party.

London’s top 10 burgers

Nothing hits the spot quite like a burger. In honour of National Burger Day, we round up our 10 favourite pimped-up patties in the capital.