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Drinking

Aldi is launching a ‘hangover free’ organic rose Prosecco

And it costs less than a tenner!<p>Good news for Prosecco lovers… Aldi is adding to its range of 'hangover free' fizz, due to the demand for organic …

Lifestyle (UK)

Beer Run – New Porters, Fresh Hop Pale Ales And Brut IPA’s!

This weekend’s new releases are flush with timely seasonals and fall’s a great time for beer…So welcome to our latest September <i>Beer Run</i> …And there’s …

Craft Brewing

Malaysia Airlines Serving Amazing Vintage Champagne In Business Class

Most airlines will serve champagne in international business and first class and some airlines have been investing heavily in the champagne …

Malaysia Airlines

How Long Does an Open Bottle of Wine Last?

You’ve opened a bottle of wine after an incredibly long day at the office, downed a glass or two, and then dozed off until morning. Meanwhile, that …

Wine

The Right Wine To Pair With Your Most Dreaded Fall Chores

Why whine when you can wine?<p>Life hack: Drink really delicious wine to make really awful chores suck less. If you already drank your way through our summer chores and wine pairing, it's time to grab your most comfortable oversized sweater and move on to fall. Here, master of wine Nicholas Paris …

Flavors

Can Spanish Sparkling Compete With Champagne?

Cava is the third-largest-production sparkling wine in the world. So why don’t we know more about it?<p>A NECTAR, a coffee, a kind of alcohol, a sparkling soda, a restaurant and “fake Champagne”: Those were a few of the answers I received from the wine drinkers to whom I posed the question “What is …

Champagne

6 ways to make an otherwise average wine taste better

6 ways to make an otherwise average wine taste better<p>We’ve all been stuck with a less-than-brilliant bottle of wine at some point or the other. …

Recipes

Louis Roederer 2009 Cristal Brut (Champagne)

About the Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide<p>Tasting Methodology and Goals<p>All tastings reported in the Buying Guide are performed blind. Typically, products …

Wine Cellars

Bruts burst onto the beer scene

The evolution of IPA never ends.<p>That’s the verbiage used on the beer label of 2nd Shift Brewing’s Brut IPA. Words have rarely been truer.<p>Brut IPAs, a …

St. Louis

After Disastrous 2017, French Winemakers Cheer ‘Incredible’ 2018 Vintage

In Saint Emilion, at Chateau Corbin, winemaker Anabelle Cruse-Bardinet is exuberant about this year’s harvest. Spring frosts devastated her vineyard …

Champagne

Wines Of The Week: A Great California Sparkler And An Unfamiliar Chilean Gem

One of the most appealing sparkling wines I’ve tasted in the past year has been from…Mendocino County. The Anderson Valley, to be precise. And while this beautiful part of Northern California isn’t necessarily as heralded for its bubblies as, say, Champagne in France or Valdobbiadene in Italy, it …

Chile

The Best Sweet Champagne and Sparkling Wine

While many of us look to brut and extra-brut styles as the be-all end-all of sparkling wine, the classic palette for champagne was actually much …

Wine

A New Sydney Rooftop Bar that’s all about Champagne and Sunsets

The Australian Summer is fast approaching and just the slightest bit of sunshine has got us all excited. Now, thanks to Sydney’s InterContinental …

For Men

Ultra-Local Vodka in Chelsea at Our/New York

The clean-tasting spirit is distilled in a copper contraption on the premises and served in a dangerously drinkable Martini.<p>A window at the back of this sleek bar frames a contraption that looks like one of the onion domes atop St. Basil’s Cathedral, in Moscow, but fashioned out of copper. The …

New York State

'We can't get rid of them': Small town is overrun by feral goats destroying vineyards and causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage

A small town has been invaded by feral goats causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage.<p>The wild goats have overrun national parks, vineyards …

Goats

Free masterclasses to be held at The Wine & Spirits Show

The Wine and Spirits Show, run by <i>the drinks business</i> and sister title <i>The Spirits Business</i>, has announced a schedule of free masterclasses for its …

Wine

The ‘Tower’ is a Baller Standing Wine Cellar That Fits 72 Bottles

While every normal man needs an apartment bar cart, a real baller needs a Sand & Birch Wine Tower.<p>The Tower is a wine cellar divided vertically into …

Wine Cellars

Wine Smugglers' Lair Found? Hidden Doorway, Bottle Stash Uncovered in Scottish Castle Caves

Culzean Castle is a picture-perfect fairytale edifice atop bluffs overlooking the Firth of Clyde, a 1792 masterpiece of neo-romantic architecture …

The Brain

The prosecco bubble has burst: try English sparkling wines, crémant and cava instead

Exports of prosecco to Britain have fallen for the first time in a decade, by a not insignificant seven per cent in the first half of this year. For the past 10 years, the UK has been the largest export market for the sparkling wine, consuming more than a quarter of all the prosecco exported abroad.<p>…

Fake News

A Case for Space Champagne: Why This Pursuit Isn't As Frivolous as It May Sound

If you've glossed over recent headlines touting Champagne designed to drink in a zero-gravity setting, here's why space bubbly is more important than …

Champagne

Gérard Bertrand Cuvée Thomas Jefferson Brut Crémant de Limoux 2016, France

Seductively creamy, with flavours of ripe pear, lemon pastry and honey. This is bone-dry bubbly with excellent depth and leesy, nutty character. Impressive value from southern France. Available in Ontario.<p><b>Year:</b> 2016• <b><br>Region:</b> Languedoc, France• <b><br>Varietal:</b> Sparkling• <b><br>Price:</b> $19.95<p>rating out of 100<p>90<p>Follow …

Thomas Jefferson

Gigs: Sparkling Wine Demos in Jericho & Lake Grove

Sparkling Wine

Prosecco exports to UK dip 7% after decade of growth

For the first time in over a decade exports of Prosecco to the UK have fallen, dipping by 7% in the first half of the year, according to analysis …

Exports

French winemakers see falling Champagne sales as Brits turn to homegrown fizz

FRENCH winemakers have blamed falling Champagne sales on Brits fed-up with Brexit - but patriotic boozers are simply buying more homegrown …

Brexit

Why Wines of Bulgaria, Romania and Moldova Are A Hot Topic

Subdued by communism and then overshadowed by the Australian market, some of the wines of eastern European are now making a comeback—this time in terms of value and uniqueness rather than blandness and quantity.<p>For wine lovers seeking different flavors and grapes, Eastern Europe is somewhat of a …

Wine

New Lounge at Aria Offers Free Perks to Visitors

Staying in Aria’s Resort Club rooms now has more perks. Visitors can head to the new <b>Resort Club Lounge</b> with its daily social hour with free wine and champagne, bites throughout the day, pre-arrival concierge to assist with reservations, and more<p>The Resort Club Lounge, located next to Aria Cafe, …

Sparkling Wine

Do you remember Stella? A lost New Orleans restaurant | NOLA.com

When chef Scott Boswell opened Stella in 2001, he called it a "casual" restaurant. That description seems laughable in retrospect for what became one …

New Orleans

10 Things You Really Don’t Need for Your Apartment

Just because stores, books or magazines claim they’re must-haves doesn’t mean your apartment needs them!<p>A giant knife block may make it look like …

Power Tools

Large German wine harvest expected in 2018

The unusually hot German summer was a hindrance to many farmers, but Germany's winemakers aren't complaining. Estimates show there'll be no shortage …

Wine Tasting