Devon Broglie gives wine trend forecast
It’s fair to say that 2016 has been a year of change, and as we pull into the final quarter, one expert believes there will be several shifts worth keeping an eye on.
Corney & Barrow to distribute Moueix’s Ulysses
Fine wine merchant Corney & Barrow has been named as the exclusive UK distributor of Christian Moueix’s Napa estate ‘Ulysses’.
db’s Lucy Shaw heads to Spain’s northwestern tip to Rías Baixas, where she’s plied with polpo and zippy Albariño and shown around some of the region’s most stunning estates.
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Wine List Confidential turns the spotlight on the list at Granary Square’s sustainable dining and drinking venue, Grain Store.
Wales is now officially allowed to class itself as a whisky nation after Dà Mhìle Distillery released its new single grain.
When it comes to assessing a restaurant wine list – as with many things in life – size matters. So brace yourself as Wine List Confidential presents London’s top 10 wine lists by size.
Carlsberg has fallen foul of the ASA after releasing an advert showing former England footballer Stuart Pearce deliver a crate of beer to a building site.
With the British Beer & Pub Association releasing their yearly statistics we’re able to show you where in Europe the UK gets the most of its beer from.
Supermarket chain Aldi is looking to tap into the craft beer loving millennial market by releasing a range of low-price ‘craft wines’.
Protests by shareholders are threatening to throw AB InBev’s £79 billion takeover of SABMiller – set to become the biggest deal in British corporate history – off the rails.
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The 2009 vintage of Grand-Puy-Lacoste has risen to an “all-time high” on the Liv-ex exchange.
Over a century’s worth of Bordeaux vintages will lead Sotheby’s next fine wine sale in London this October.
Sauternes Premier Cru Classé estate Château Suduiraut has launched a new ‘entry-level’ dry white wine, Le Blanc Sec de Suduiraut 2015.
One of London’s most famous luxury department stores, Harrods, is to close its basement fine wine shop it has been announced, with the range being moved elsewhere in the building.
Bollinger is to auction a 102-year-old bottle of 1914 Champagne at Sotheby’s in New York, part of a 600-strong collection of vintage cuvées discovered in a secret room within its labyrinth of cellars.
Leicester City and England striker Jamie Vardy has revealed his former problems with drinking and tells how he turned his life around.
Simon Bladon, owner of Jenkyn Place Vineyard, has echoed the expectant hope of fellow Hampshire wine estate owner Ian Kellett that 2016 could be the ‘vintage of the century’ for his estate.
Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte has partnered with food start-up La Belle Assiette to host a ‘record-breaking’ 100-course dinner, which will be served to 100 guests over 1,000 minutes next month.
English sparkling wines will outperform those of Champagne in the 2016 vintage, Naked Wines has predicted.
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.