Champagne releases official shipment figures for 2017

The final figures for Champagne shipments for 2017 were released on Friday showing total sales of 307.3 million bottles, slightly lower than estimates reported last month by db.

Wine Society CEO steps down after six years

Robin McMillan, CEO of The Wine Society, is stepping down from his role at the end of this month after almost six years with the UK merchant.

The Italian wine regions setting London alight

Italian food and wine is taking London by storm at the moment. Sommeliers and chefs tell Lucy Shaw why their customers are more receptive to lesser-known varieties and which regions will soon come to the fore.

Soho chicken shop offers giant cocktail and porn star for £400

A Soho chicken shop has launched a novel meal deal today: diners can order a giant cocktail and real-life porn star for £400.

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