The Business Of Premiumisation

Spirits producers have spent billions encouraging people to trade up to more refined vodka, Cognac, Scotch, Bourbon and Tequila, but what will the luxury sector's target audience look like when the wo


New Online Spirits Auctioneer Launches

Online wine auctioneer iDealwine and La Maison du Whisky have jointly launched Fine Spirits Auction, a new online spirits auction platform.


Naked Wines Predicts ‘enduring’ Shift To Online Sales

As Naked Wines reports 80% revenue growth in the 26 weeks to 28 September, CFO James Crawford believes there will be an "enduring" shift to online wine sales.


Suckling Names Argentine Pinot ‘wine Of The Year’

US critic James Suckling has named an Argentine Pinot Noir as his ?Wine of the Year?, in a top 10 shortlist that includes no French wine at all and no Cabernet-dominant wines.

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Prowine China Ends On A High Note

Amid lockdowns in Europe and the US, drinks trade show ProWine China ended on a high note last week with a close to 10% uptick in visitors compared with the last edition.


Homesick Ex-pat Moves Entire Boozer To Germany

A homesick ex-pat has moved an entire pub in east Yorkshire ? glassware and all ? 600 miles to Germany.


Signature Brew And The Darkness Team Up On Beer

The founders of London-based craft beer maker Signature Brew have collaborated with 00s rock group The Darkness on a winter ale.


Khan: We Need To End The Military Culture In Kitchens

Chef Asma Khan believes there needs to be a radical shake up of how kitchens are run, with an end put to the military culture of long hours and scant regard to mental health.


English Winery Trials Golf Course Grass To Boost Sustainability

The Grange wine estate in Hampshire is conducting trials of grass more commonly found on a golf course to improve soil health and reduce under-row cultivation.


Yalumba Releases Iconic Caley 2015

Iconic Australian wine estate Yalumba has released the 2015 vintage of The Caley, a wine label emblematic of the founding family's history.

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