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Wine

Finalists of inaugural Gérard Basset Travel Bursary Scholarship revealed

The winner of the scholarship will receive a prize of £5,000 to visit a winemaking country of their choice.

Spirits & Cocktails

Gin 1689 launches pink expression The Queen Mary Edition

The Dutch gin will be distributed to the UK on-trade by Distilled Brands.

Spirits & Cocktails

Got milk? Why Milk Punch is one of 2020’s most coveted cocktails

London bartenders on why and how they're featuring the Milk Punch on their new menus.

Spirits & Cocktails

Carpano Botanic Bitter to be launched in the UK next month

It will join Carpano Bianco, Classico and Dry vermouths in the Hi-Spirits portfolio

Wine

New frontiers: The diversification of English and Welsh wine

The burgeoning English and Welsh wine scene is awash with innovation, finds Peter Richards MW.

Beer & Cider

Bohemian rhapsody

Decades of turmoil once threw the Czech brewing industry into disarray. But now a new breed of brewers are working hard to bring it back to its former glory. Jacopo Mazzeo travelled to Bohemia to meet the makers who are behind this exciting revolution.

Spirits & Cocktails

Cocchi Savoy Vermouth di Torino Dry launched

Italian vermouth Cocchi has developed its second edition in partnership with The Savoy.

Wine

Beaujolais to be granted rights for Bourgogne AOC production

Local winegrowers are reacting strongly to a proposal that would welcome 43 Beaujolais villages into the Bourgogne AOC but ban 64 municipalities historically linked to the production of Burgundy wine.

Wine

New frontiers: The diversification of English and Welsh wine

The burgeoning English and Welsh wine scene is awash with innovation, finds Peter Richards MW.

Beer & Cider

Bohemian rhapsody

Decades of turmoil once threw the Czech brewing industry into disarray. But now a new breed of brewers are working hard to bring it back to its former glory. Jacopo Mazzeo travelled to Bohemia to meet the makers who are behind this exciting revolution.

Spirits & Cocktails

Cocchi Savoy Vermouth di Torino Dry launched

Italian vermouth Cocchi has developed its second edition in partnership with The Savoy.

Wine

Beaujolais to be granted rights for Bourgogne AOC production

Local winegrowers are reacting strongly to a proposal that would welcome 43 Beaujolais villages into the Bourgogne AOC but ban 64 municipalities historically linked to the production of Burgundy wine.

Wine

The wine preservation systems experiment, part IV: Vacu Vin Wine Saver

Following nearly an entire year of testing, news editor Jacopo Mazzeo reveals the results from his wine preservation systems experiment.

Wine

Lenz Moser: White wine, Grüner in China and climate change

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, we caught up with Lenz Moser to talk about the challenges of making wine in China, its rising interest in white wine, and the effects of climate change on Ningxia.

Wine

The wine preservation systems experiment, part IV: Vacu Vin Wine Saver

Following nearly an entire year of testing, news editor Jacopo Mazzeo reveals the results from his wine preservation systems experiment.

Wine

Lenz Moser: White wine, Grüner in China and climate change

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, we caught up with Lenz Moser to talk about the challenges of making wine in China, its rising interest in white wine, and the effects of climate change on Ningxia.