Sneaky pony gets Shet-faced in Kent pub
‘A horse walked into the bar’ could be the start of a joke, however in the case of one Kent pub, it happened to be true.
14 of the world’s best sparkling wines
Sparkling wine is on fire at the moment, so we’ve rounded up the 14 top performers at our inaugural Global Sparkling Wine Masters competition for you to seek out.
Five lies you’ve been told about alcohol
There’s been a slew of information about the pros and cons of drinking alcohol recently, but some myths have been around forever, and not all are as they seem.
From waiters overfilling your wine glass to restaurant mark-ups and poor pronunciation, we round-up the most irritating habits guaranteed to tick-off a wine lover.
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Vodka often gets a bad rep as it’s likely given more people headaches than it’s cured, but there are some unknown beauty benefits that it possesses.
Apparently, the craft beer industry isn’t the big family it’d depicted as, and one dark and shadowy figure has revealed the inner workings from behind the scenes.
Our Wine List Confidential expert assesses the wine list of Clipstone, the recently opened little sister restaurant of one Michelin-starred Portland.
The alcohol industry is set to launch a series of studies in a bid to pushback against the government’s calls for drinking in moderation.
Fuller’s has teamed up with New Zealand-based craft brewer Yeastie Boys to create a new beer.
Craft beer giants BrewDog has teamed up with popular restaurant chain Bodeans to throw a series of beer-themed BBQ dinners.
the drinks business
London fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has announced the appointment of Nick Morton in the new role of director of private clients.
Sales of Bordeaux’s top fine wines have reached a five-year high off the back of rising demand from Asia due to the fall in the value of the pound post-Brexit.
July saw various vintages from Bordeaux estates Angelus and Talbot hit new all-time highs on the Liv-ex exchange.
Hong Kong wine merchant Links Concept and a group of Asia-based wine specialists have launched Bidvino.com – a new online wine auction site aimed at private collectors.
Veuve Clicquot recently took to Hong Kong’s high seas for a fun, frothy and frivolous nautical trip complete with lashings of bubbles, Brut and boating banter.
Male wine queens, cheeky squirrels and devastating hail storms all make up the bones of another eventful week in the world of wines and spirits.
This September, Krug have partnered with Mick Jones and chef Michael O’Hare to create an unforgettable champagne, music and food experience from leading music names – Krug Island.
With the Premier League season set to return this weekend, we’re celebrating by putting together a gallery of drunk footballers, obviously.
Britain’s recent decision to move away from the EU could see the return of the imperial pint, which current EU regulation prohibits.
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.