Richard Woodard


Wine

Symington's vineyard robot trial declared a success

A vineyard robot has undergone successful trials in Portugal’s Douro Valley as part of a €2m project involving Port and Douro wine producer Symington

Spirits & Cocktails

Naked Grouse relaunches as blended malt

Blended Scotch whisky Naked Grouse – a line extension of The Famous Grouse – has been relaunched as a blended malt, aimed at 'a younger consumer that’

Wine

Sogrape takes minority stake in Liberty Wines

Portugal-based wine group Sogrape has taken a minority stake in newly announced UK distributor Liberty Wines, with the financial details of the deal r

Spirits & Cocktails

Blend faith: Blended whisky

Deluxe scotch blends have been a big part of the top-end spirits scene abroad for decades and now, finally, they're starting to gain a following among

Spirits & Cocktails

The sweet taste of success: Flavoured whiskey

Although people have been adding flavours to American whiskey for over 100 years, many in the bartending community remain sceptical.

News

Carnival time: Getting ready for the Rio Olympics

Get your offering right and the Rio Olympics could be a fantastic opportunity to pull in some extra business.

Spirits & Cocktails

Caipi crusaders: Cachaça

With the Rio Olympics just around the corner, it makes sense to brush up on your Caipirinhas.

Wine

After the storm: Brunello

Forty years ago, it was the poorest hill town in Tuscany, Now montalcino is a wine world aristocrat.

Spirits & Cocktails

The sweet taste of success: Flavoured whiskey

Although people have been adding flavours to American whiskey for over 100 years, many in the bartending community remain sceptical.

News

Carnival time: Getting ready for the Rio Olympics

Get your offering right and the Rio Olympics could be a fantastic opportunity to pull in some extra business.

Spirits & Cocktails

Caipi crusaders: Cachaça

With the Rio Olympics just around the corner, it makes sense to brush up on your Caipirinhas.

Wine

After the storm: Brunello

Forty years ago, it was the poorest hill town in Tuscany, Now montalcino is a wine world aristocrat.

Wine

Burgundy wine board launches Bourgogne Wines Club

Sommeliers are being invited to join the new Bourgogne Wines Club – four free sessions on the region’s wines hosted by sommelier Xavier Rousset MS.Org

News

Paying the price: Changes to pensions and wages

From workplace pensions to the national living wage, the on-trade has been hit with big changes to its economic way of life recently.

Wine

Burgundy wine board launches Bourgogne Wines Club

Sommeliers are being invited to join the new Bourgogne Wines Club – four free sessions on the region’s wines hosted by sommelier Xavier Rousset MS.Org

News

Paying the price: Changes to pensions and wages

From workplace pensions to the national living wage, the on-trade has been hit with big changes to its economic way of life recently.