Nebuchadnezzar

Biblical bottles: Balthasar to Melchizedek

Continuing our look at the figures behind the bottle names we get to the formats that are truly Biblical in size and examine the fall of Babylon, single combat at the end of the Bronze Age and the strange funerary drink of a not so mythical king.

Biggest ever bottle of English fizz goes under hammer

A Nebuchadnezzar of English sparkling wine, the largest ever made, is to go on sale tomorrow.

Wine reference reignites debate on the Bible’s origins

The first written elements of the Bible may be much older than previously thought, some scholars now think, thanks to new studies based on detailed wine and food rations for soldiers in ancient Judah.

English fizz brand launches £10k format

Not to be outdone by Champagne, English sparkling wine producer Chapel Down is embracing the trend for bottling fizz in large formats.

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