Fraser Mackenzie

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drc corton-charlemagne… ‘what has gone so wrong, so fast?’

Exclusive: Burgundy's Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Leases Corton-Charlemagne Vineyard | News | News & Features | Wine Spectator https://t.co/QLMGniupLq<p>…

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The Bustling Bourbon Barrel Aftermarket

The used bourbon barrel market has never been stronger.<p>Used barrels once fetched a measly $15 for secondary usage. Now the used barrels command …

A rosé revolution: the five styles of pink wine

<b>Rosé may have a reputation of being a fun drink with little sophistication but a new wave of winemakers are bucking the trend by using various</b> …

RJ Apartment Shows Mural Decorations Dating Back to 500's and 800's

RJ Apartment is a beautiful home designed by Italian-studio Archiplan. The project involves the recovery of an entire multi-storey building of 500’s …

A Fine Delivery: Penfolds Aevum Imperial Service Ritual

Of Australia’s many offerings to the world, cricket and wine are two indulgences the rakish chap may enjoy in equal measure. Each requires a …

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WattUp from Energous

How an Incredible Tour Š—…Flipped PerceptionsŠ— of Aussie Wine

The Busby Tour for international sommeliers and press is now in its seventh year and I thought I’d seen most things in that time.<p>But this year’s tour …

Australia’s Most Famous Winery Releases a $185,000 Bottle

Any wine lovers with $185,000 burning a hole in their pockets may be interested in the release of something special Down Under: a six-liter Imperial …

This High-Tech, Futuristic Wine Dispenser Guarantees the Perfect Pour

Plum is a smart system that cools, serves, and preserves your wine to perfection<p>Discerning oenophiles had better make space on their kitchen counters. Plum, a new wine cooler, dispenser, and educational tool extraordinaire, aims to optimize the wine-drinking experience for enthusiastic sippers and …

Victoria Moore: the best wines for drinking in the sunshine

From picnics to festivals to the trusty barbecue, we British treat outdoor eating and drinking as a seasonal competitive sport. Climatic conditions are as carefully monitored as the going is by racehorse owners, with weather apps consulted and the chance of rain relayed to other al fresco planners …

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8 Tasks You Should Be Delegating

The busier our lives become, the more we should be delegating. Here are the biggest time wasters and how to palm them off to someone else

This London Restaurant Menu Is Written Entirely in Emojis

The Little Yellow Door in Notting Hill makes its guests decode a series of emojis and place orders via WhatsApp. What a time to be alive.<p>When the new wave of emojis was released in June, basic bitches everywhere rejoiced at the avocado's long-overdue induction into the Emojipedia. Brunch text game …

2012 Pegasus Bay, Pinot Noir, Waipara, North Canterbury, New Zealand

2012 Pegasus Bay, Pinot Noir, Waipara, North Canterbury, New Zealand (approx. £24.00, Highbury Vintners tel. 0207 226 1347, The Vineking tel. 01293 …

Conviviality Retail laps up wine wholesaler Bibendum for £60m

Conviviality Retail, the owner of Bargain Booze, is buying wine wholesaler Bibendum in a deal worth £60m.<p>The purchase, which involves a payment of £40m for Bibendum’s equity and gives the business an enterprise value of £60m, will be accompanied by a £32m rights issue.<p>The acquisitive Aim-listed …

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Alcohol brands are struggling to attract the millennial Brat Pack

<i>Christopher Ross on Big Booze's Brat Pack, and how we got here.</i><p>In the ultimate 1980s teen angst film, John Hughes' <i>The Breakfast Club</i>, five high school students belonging to different social cliques—"a brain, a beauty, a jock, a rebel and a recluse"—are forced to spend a day together under one roof …

My hunt for the perfect ‘French’ vineyard – in Kent

O nly once in my 40-plus years in the wine business have I had a phone call like this one. “Hi Stephen, I am the MD of a substantial UK wine wholesaler, and we are looking to establish a 100-acre vineyard in conjunction with a champagne house we represent to produce top-quality English sparkling …

Sparkling Wine

10 big companies that had a logo redesign in 2014

With the evolving technologies and trends, it is vital to rebrand and redesign the products in order to fit in the changing environment. Today in …

Graphic Design

A Subtle Redesign Of The Iconic Absolut Vodka Bottle

<b>For the first</b> time in 36 years, the iconic Absolut Vodka bottle has been given a redesign to reflect the brand's bold step into the future.<p><b>The</b> …

Graphic Design

Everyone's Trying to Kill the iPhone by Copying It

When Catherine Kim, the lead designer for HTC's new One A9, introduced a small group of journalists to her new creation, she began with a slide. It …

World’s first Champagne ice lolly launches

While Bolly lollies sound like something made up by Edina and Patsy of <i>Absolutely Fabulous</i> to see them through the summer, the world’s first Champagne …