Harrods sets new benchmark for drinks retailing

London saw the official unveiling of a new fine wine and spirits shop this week that sets a new benchmark in luxury drinks retailing.

‘Vintage chocolate’ aged in whisky and Cognac barrels on sale for almost $400

Ecuador-based To'ak is attempting to elevate chocolate "to the level of vintage wine" and has recently released two chocolate bars aged in Cognac and whisky barrels for $385 and $355 respectively.

LVMH wine and spirits sales grow 10% in Q1

Luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, whose brands include Moët & Chandon, Dom Perignon and Krug, has reported a strong start to the financial year with organic sales increasing by 13% in Q1 and its wine and spirits brands achieving a 10% uplift.

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: the Wu-Tang clan launch a vodka, Graham Norton produces a Prosecco, Chance the Rapper speaks out on Big Beer, and the Three Wine Men talk sake at Sushisamba.

Cognac in pictures

October 23rd, 2017

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