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.
Hallowed Ground to close as it transfers portfolio
Australian wine specialist Hallowed Ground is to close with its Australian portfolio being taken on by Hallgarten Druitt & Novum.
Diageo profits fall 6% amid currency turmoil
Diageo’s profits dropped 6% in 2015/16 amid currency volatility, however a strong performance in the US and growth in Europe means it is on track to deliver on its 2017 growth plans, says its chief executive.
Chairman of the UK Champagne Agents Association, Andrew Hawes, has urged the Comité Champagne to reconsider its decision to cancel its Annual Tasting in London.
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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.