Cryptocurrency for wine launches
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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 ...

Napa wine tour: Top hotels and wineries to visit
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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 ...

Anson: Tasting 150 years of Lafite Rothschild wines
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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 ...

Riedel launches new ‘Performance’ glass range
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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 ...

‘Unprecedented’ hailstorm hits Bordeaux vineyards
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‘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 ...

Billecart-Salmon launches new Champagne to mark 200 years
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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 ...

Decanter World Wine Awards 2018: Full results now available
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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 ...

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

Taittinger launches Comtes de Champagne 2007 in UK
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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 ...

Jefford on Monday: The scoring scene
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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 ...

Missouri wines: A serious contender
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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 ...

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

Ornellaia 2015 vintage auction raises £123,000
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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 ...

Prosecco rosé wine moves closer to reality
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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 ...

Top medals at Decanter World Wine Awards 2018 revealed
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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 ...

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

The Luigi Veronelli collection: Italian gems from decades past
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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 ...

Brexit warning from the Comité Champagne
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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, ...

Napa Valley wineries head off Brexit with UK name ruling
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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, ...

Alaska Airlines goes strawless
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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 ...

Hookie Weekend set to electrify Washington, DC
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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 ...

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

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

Jefford on Monday: Delta wine
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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 ...

Pewsey Vale: The original Eden Valley Riesling
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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 ...

The difference between Blue and Yellow (Fin Tuna)
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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 ...

Royal Wedding wine: Pol Roger Champagne served
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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 ...

Spanish wine and tapas pairing guide
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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 ...

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

‘Cru Artisans’ wine classification re-launched in Médoc
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‘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 ...