Wine

Alcohol sales soaring in England during lockdown

Half way through Dry January and 10 days into England’s third lockdown, alcohol sales are soaring, with weekly wine sales at Waitrose up by a third. 

Wine.com smashes US$300 million sales mark in 2020

Proving the pulling power of e-commerce during the pandemic, US online wine retailer Wine.com made US$329m in revenue last year, up 119% on 2019.

World’s ‘most prestigious’ wine collection to go on display

The wine collection of Michel-Jack Chasseuil, described (by its owner) as “the most prestigious cellar in the world”, is to be put on display for the public to view – for a €500 entry fee.

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: US brewer Yuengling teams up with a country music star, Brad Pitt lies on a sun lounger in the name of rosé, a pair of Scottish entrepreneurs launch a rum brand, and the hospitality industry gets a rare piece of good news.

French wine returns from space

January 13th, 2021

Power 100: The Italian job

January 13th, 2021

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