Biggest vineyard threats and how to fight them

    Knowing your powdery mildew from your flavescence dorée is crucial to protecting a vineyard, as any viticulturist will know. Here, we round up a handful of the most common vineyard foes, and how to fight them.

    Liv-ex introduces ‘fair value’ method

    After calling for an end to “opaque” en primeur pricing, Liv-ex has laid out a “fair value” methodology, which it says could lead to a new consensus on pricing and help Bordeaux “reinvent itself in the internet age”.

    Mouton Cadet now good enough for the Baroness

    Having gained complete control over sourcing, a new look Mouton Cadet is now a wine that the late “Baroness would drink even at the château”, according to Hugues Lechanoine, managing director of Baron Philippe de Rothschild.


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Wine closures: the facts

Whether it be cork, plastic or aluminium, winemakers are spoilt for choice when it comes to stoppers. Patrick Schmitt MW considers the performance of each closure type.

A rosé revolution: the five styles of pink wine

Rosé may have a reputation of being a fun drink with little sophistication but a new wave of winemakers are bucking the trend by using various methods to add complexity to the wine. We consider the five styles on the market today.

Cool climate vision for Paris

A new international show for cool-climate wines will highlight this sector’s opportunities and trends next week. Db gets the highlights.


Top 10 drinks trolleys in London

With new Negroni, Old Fashioned and Bloody Mary trolleys in town, the drinks trolley is having a bit of a moment in London. We’ve rounded up the best places to get trollied in the capital.

Cocktails inspired by chef’s signature dishes

As the lines between food and drink become increasingly blurred, London-based mixologist Matt Whiley has launched a cocktail list inspired by top chefs’ signature dishes.

Vodka is back on bartenders’ radars

Five top international bartenders tell db’s Lucy Shaw why vodka has had a rough ride recently, and how this most versatile of spirits continues to inspire them.