California Wine Institute launches food and wine competition
The California Wine Institute has launched a new competition this month called Cook with California, which aims to show how well wines from the US state pair with British produce.
Industry gears up for Big English Wine Easter
Promotional campaign The Big English Wine Easter is already underway and is due to culminate in the main event on Saturday 3 April.
Alsace wines digital tasting open for registration
The wine trade is being invited to register for the Alsace Wines Millésimes DigiTasting in June to receive tasting kits from up to ten producers and co-opératives.
Six glasses of wine a week linked to lower risk of cataracts, scientists say
Drinking six glasses of wine a week is linked to a lower risk of cataracts, according to a new scientific study of people who drank up to 14 units a week.
Sparkling wine sales down in 2020 but quick recovery forecasted
Total estimated sales of sparkling wine in 2020 were down due to the pandemic, but the decline was not as bad as feared, and a recovery is expected soon, driven by Prosecco’s performance.
Here’s how you can repel fruit flies from your home using wine corks
Fruit flies sometimes swarm into one’s home seemingly without rhyme or reason – and whatever method you try to get rid of the pesky bugs doesn’t seem to work. Here’s how you can use wine corks to repel the pests for good.
London Wine Fair launches preview day in April
This year’s mid-May, virtual London Wine Fair is to get an additional ‘preview’ day on 28 April with a particular focus on the UK hospitality sector.
Nominees announced for inaugural Golden Vines Innovation Award
The nominees have been announced for the inaugural Golden Vines Innovation Award taking in a major wine stopper maker, a top wine school and a wine access tool.
Luxury wine wall with robotic arm and ‘virtual sommelier’ launches
A new luxury wine wall that features a ‘virtual sommelier’ and a robotic arm to select and deliver your chosen bottle via a glass hatch has been launched by WineCab.
Wine ‘clubhouse’ to open in East London
Planque, which bills itself as a ‘wine drinkers’ clubhouse’, is due to open under a pair of railway arches in Haggerston, east London, when lockdown restrictions are lifted.
Gordon Ramsay launches his own brand of California wines
Gordon Ramsay is stepping into the wine industry with his own brand of California wines, with bottles to be served in his restaurants and online.