DRC winemaker retires

    The longstanding winemaker at famed Burgundian estate Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Bernard Noblet, is stepping down it has been announced.

    ‘Wine Spectacular’ banned from New Jersey prisons

    US wine magazine Wine Spectator is on a list of publications banned from New Jersey state prisons, along with the likes of Hustler, Booty and 50 Shades of Grey, despite being offhandedly referred to as ‘Wine Spectacular’.

    Cork makers are ‘suffering from Kodak syndrome’

    Cork producers are suffering from ‘Kodak syndrome’ and are struggling to accept that the market has moved beyond natural cork, according to one leading closures producer.

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London’s 10 most expensive dishes

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