Are US consumers ditching wine for hard seltzer?

Following reports that wine consumption is starting to tail off in the US, further data has revealed that hard seltzer could be taking its place.

Wines of Portugal brings revamped tasting to London

Wines of Portugal is set to host its annual trade and press tasting in London next month, featuring masterclasses hosted by Sarah Ahmed and Piotr Pietras MS.

Police uncover wine fraud ring in Oltrepò Pavese

Italian police have uncovered a wine fraud ring in Oltrepò Pavese, in the northern Italian region of Lombardy, responsible for creating and commercialising over a million litres of fake wine.

Louis Vuitton to open first restaurant next month

Fashion house Louis Vuitton, part of the LVMH group, is to open its first restaurant in Japan next month, with a menu devised by chef Yosuke Suga.

Star Trek: Picard vineyard location revealed

The identity and location of Captain Jean-Luc Picard’s vineyard in the latest Star Trek series has been revealed – with a Californian winery standing in for what is supposed to be Burgundy.

French chef Claude Bosi denied permanent residence in UK

Claude Bosi, who runs the two Michelin-starred Bibendum in Chelsea, has had his application for permanent UK residency rejected by the Home Office despite having lived in England for 23 years.

Haribo takes legal action against alcoholic sweets firm

German confectionary brand Haribo has filed a lawsuit for trademark infringement against a Spanish start-up, which makes a range of alcoholic gummy bear sweets. 

Amuse-bouches: The latest restaurant news bites

We round up the latest restaurant news, from the opening of a new London site from the team behind Salon and Levan, to the closure of the last Tom’s Kitchen site.

Molson Coors buys Detroit brewery Atwater

Molson Coors Beverage Company’s craft beverage arm, Tenth and Blake, has agreed to buy Detroit’s largest brewer, Atwater, for an undisclosed sum.

Italian wine production drops 12% in 2019

Italian wine production fell by 12% in 2019 as a result of unfavourable weather conditions, a report from Italian national statistics institute Istat has found. 

Asia’s first CBD beer launched in Hong Kong

A local brewery in Hong Kong has released the city’s first CBD-infused beer and despite the trend being not as well known in Asia as it is elsewhere, the reaction has exceeded expectations.

Irish Distillers launches third Midleton Very Rare Dair Ghaelach whiskey matured in Irish oak

Irish Distillers-owned whisky label Mildeton has launched the third release in its new Dair Ghaelach collection.

MMD annual tasting to be held next week

The Maisons Marques et Domaines Annual Tasting will be held in the Millbank Tower in London next week, with new additions to its portfolio set to be unveiled, including wines from Sonoma’s Merry Edwards and Paternoster from Basilicata.

Six English wineries doing things differently

While Champagne has a clearly defined industry structure, in England things are little less straightforward. Here, we’ve rounded up the wineries doing things differently, from pioneers of the ‘swap model’ to England’s version of négociants. 

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Elixir Distillers
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Speciality Brands
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London City Bond
Barking, UK

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The Whisky Exchange
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The Whisky Exchange
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Millésime Bio 2020

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Maisons Marques et Domaines Annual Tasting

London,United Kingdom
29th Jan 2020

Austrian Wine Tasting

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