Riedel teams up with Elton John on rainbow decanter
Riedel has created a rainbow double magnum decanter in partnership with singer-songwriter legend Elton John, with all profits from its sale to be donated to the Elton John Aids Foundation.
Lanson renews polo tie-up for a third year
Champagne Lanson has confirmed its sponsorship of Chestertons Polo in the Park, held in London, for a third year – an event that will also kick start its ‘Perfect Start to…’ summer campaign.
db drinks: Swift
db heads to one of the most talked about new openings of the year, Swift in Soho, for a night of Art Deco decadence and Madeira-laced cocktails.
Taittinger invests €60m in Champagne production
Champagne Taittinger is investing as much as €60 million in a new production site on the outskirts of Reims.
Trump’s wines trounced 7-0
Donald Trump’s Virginian wines were overwhelmingly defeated by Californian equivalents at a blind tasting held last month.
Deadline for db Awards 2017 entries extended
The deadline for entries for The Drinks Business Awards 2017, which recognise and reward top performers across the international drinks industry, has been extended until 3 May.
Bordeaux 2016: Right Banks ‘dazzles’ in Galloni report
US critic Antonio Galloni has heaped praise on the Right Bank’s efforts in 2016, giving Saint Emilion and Pomerol properties a raft of top scores.
GONG at The Shard launches film-inspired cocktail list
GŎNG Bar at The Shard in London has turned to big screen directors for the inspiration behind its latest cocktail menu, inventing cinematic serves such as Wingardium Leviosa, Feel the Force and Dirty Business.
Russia bans wine imports from Montenegro
Russia has reportedly banned wine imports from Montenegro’s biggest producer over claims of “sanitary failing”, leading the producer to denounce the ban as retaliation for its plans to join NATO.
English sparkling wine show launched
Hoping to capitalise on the growing interest in English sparkling wine, entrepreneur Fabio Adler has launched a consumer show dedicated to English fizz.