Cryptocurrency for wine launches

wines- May 31, 2018

A wine producer in Argentina is selling their entire 2018 vintage as a wine-backed crypto asset and has said it will open its books to ... Read More

Napa wine tour: Top hotels and wineries to visit

wines- May 31, 2018

Thinking of a trip to wine country this summer? Get the full Napa experience at these newly-opened hotels and wineries to visit… Find the best ... Read More

Anson: Tasting 150 years of Lafite Rothschild wines

wines- May 31, 2018

Lafite Rothschild has opened up its entire back catalogue to mark 150 years since Baron James de Rothschild signed the deeds of ownership. Jane Anson ... Read More

Riedel launches new ‘Performance’ glass range

wines- May 30, 2018

Glassware company Riedel has launched a new range called ‘Performance’, designed to enhance the wine tasting experience. Riedel 'Performance' range Credit: Riedel Riedel ‘Performance’ range ... Read More

‘Unprecedented’ hailstorm hits Bordeaux vineyards

wines- May 30, 2018

A fierce hailstorm has torn through thousands of hectares of vineyards around Bordeaux, creating uncertainty in some areas for the prospects of the young 2018 ... Read More

Billecart-Salmon launches new Champagne to mark 200 years

wines- May 29, 2018

Family-owned Champagne house Billecart-Salmon has launched a new, multi-vintage Champagne to celebrate 200 years since its establishment in 1818. Read Tina Gellie's report, with a ... Read More

Decanter World Wine Awards 2018: Full results now available

wines- May 29, 2018

See which wines won medals at this year's Decanter World Wine Awards, and find a great bottle to try. See all of the DWWA 2018 ... Read More

Bocuse d’Or Europe OFF for the first time in Italy: Culture is served

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 28, 2018

Bocuse d’Or Europe Bocuse d’Or Europe OFF 2018 is the season of cultural events for the general public in Turin, Italy, is related to the ... Read More

Taittinger launches Comtes de Champagne 2007 in UK

wines- May 28, 2018

Taittinger has officially launched its latest Comtes de Champagne vintage in the UK. Additional reporting by John Stimpfig. Taittinger has released its Comtes de Champagne ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: The scoring scene

wines- May 28, 2018

Andrew Jefford goes running with the numbers.Lots to consider; the art of wine scoring.Now that the 100-point scale approaches ubiquity, and now that we are ... Read More

Missouri wines: A serious contender

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 26, 2018

Missouri First Did you know that Missouri was the first state to take the wine industry seriously? Although Native Americans have been cultivating grapes since ... Read More

CTO awards night: Fashion show to dazzle at Caribbean Week New York

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 25, 2018

Vibrant colors, authentic cuisine and Caribbean fashion will be on display in the Grand Ballroom at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel as five Caribbean American ... Read More

Ornellaia 2015 vintage auction raises £123,000

wines- May 25, 2018

An auction of limited edition Ornellaia 2015 wines with special designs by South African artist William Kentridge has raised £123,000 for the Victoria & Albert ... Read More

Prosecco rosé wine moves closer to reality

wines- May 25, 2018

Prosecco DOC producers are on the brink of allowing sparkling rosé within their appellation, marrying two of the biggest trends in the wine world. A ... Read More

Top medals at Decanter World Wine Awards 2018 revealed

wines- May 24, 2018

Here are the wines that have won the prestigious Best in Show medals at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018. Full results for DWWA 2018 ... Read More

Smith Haut Lafitte: All the ‘7’s from 1947 to 2017

wines- May 24, 2018

It might be known as 'lucky seven' in some bingo halls, but vintage years ending in this number have rarely made life easy for Bordeaux ... Read More

The Luigi Veronelli collection: Italian gems from decades past

wines- May 23, 2018

Michaela Morris reports on an exclusive tasting of rare Italian wines from the personal collection of the late journalist Luigi Veronelli...Luigi Veronelli (1926-2004) was a ... Read More

Brexit warning from the Comité Champagne

wines- May 23, 2018

The head of the Comité Champagne has warned that houses and growers could feel the effects of a 'difficult 10 years' for the UK economy, ... Read More

Napa Valley wineries head off Brexit with UK name ruling

wines- May 22, 2018

Napa Valley will still be a protected name in the UK following Brexit, no matter what happens in negotiations between the country and the EU, ... Read More

Alaska Airlines goes strawless

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 21, 2018

Alaska Airlines and Lonely Whale today announced the airlines’ initiative to replace single-use, non-recyclable, plastic stir straws and citrus picks with sustainable alternatives in its ... Read More

Hookie Weekend set to electrify Washington, DC

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 21, 2018

Hot on the heels of a successful edition during Jamaica’s Carnival weekend, Hookie Life Entertainment will once again be unleashing their epic weekend of events ... Read More

Future of wine may include drones and edible bottles, says merchant

wines- May 21, 2018

Future wine lovers may be able to eat the bottles as well as drink the contents, after receiving their latest order via drone, suggests a ... Read More

Multi-million dollar d’Arenberg Cube wins top design award

wines- May 21, 2018

The Rubik’s Cube-inspired visitor centre in the middle of d’Arenberg’s McLaren Vale vineyards has been awarded one of Australia's highest honours for architectural design.Built to ... Read More

Jefford on Monday: Delta wine

wines- May 21, 2018

Andrew Jefford discovers Costières de Nîmes... Vines in the 'delta' of Costières de Nîmes.At last: a solution to the vexed identity of the Costières de ... Read More

Pewsey Vale: The original Eden Valley Riesling

wines- May 20, 2018

Pewsey Vale celebrate their 170th anniversary this year. Sarah Ahmed tastes some current and museum releases of their dry Eden Valley Rieslings...Pewsey Vale vineyardsPewsey Vale’s ... Read More

The difference between Blue and Yellow (Fin Tuna)

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 19, 2018

From Humdrum to Gourmet: There was a time when eating tuna fish was not considered a gourmet experience. Canned tuna was a standard luncheon selection for ... Read More

Royal Wedding wine: Pol Roger Champagne served

wines- May 19, 2018

Pol Roger Champagne has been confirmed as one of the wines served to hundreds of guests at the official lunch reception following the Royal Wedding ... Read More

Spanish wine and tapas pairing guide

wines- May 19, 2018

Planning a trip to Spain? Learn how to pair wine and tapas like a local with our expert guide, featuring advice from three of Spain's ... Read More

Amtrak degrades food service, says to sleeping car riders: “We’re making the trains NOT worth riding again!

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 18, 2018

Starting June 1, Amtrak LAKESHORE LIMITED (the only daily service from New York and Boston to Chicago) and its CAPITAL LIMITED (the only daily train ... Read More

‘Cru Artisans’ wine classification re-launched in Médoc

wines- May 18, 2018

Bordeaux has this week seen the re-launch of a classification designed to give recognition to some of the smaller-scale wine producers beyond the Médoc's more ... Read More