Wine & Spirits

The pick of Provence: David Williams

For wine lovers, and particularly those who like French wine, Bandol produces some gorgeous bottles. Here are two to treat yourself with. Plus, a cheaper week-night offering using the mourvèdre grape<p><b>Domaine Tempier Bandol, France 2013 (from £23,</b> <b>The Wine Society</b><b>;</b> <b>Lay & Wheeler</b><b>;</b> <b>Uncorked</b><b>)</b> For a certain …

Wine

5 Black Women-Owned Wineries You Need to Know

I’ll never forget the first time I drank wine.<p>It was a hazy summer night and I was surrounded by the strong, colorful black women in my family. I was …

Wine

Watch: The world is actually running out of sand, and there's not much we can do about it

From the department of things we take for granted.<p>Imagine being told that a group of engineers have just finished rebuilding a beach. And that the …

Whiskey

Football fan drinks an entire bottle of VODKA in 41 seconds after losing bet on Facebook

This is the astonishing moment an Australian football fan filmed himself drinking a litre of vodka in less than a minute after losing a bet …

Vodka

Citrus and Mint Champagne Punch

Citrus and Mint Champagne Punch<p>Here’s your new way to dazzle party guests: a big batch cocktail that’s finished with a sparkling splash. The beverage …

Champagne

How do you spot a hipster wine?

Some wines have pseudo counter-cultural stylings, but give them a chance – you might just love them<p>Now that hipster has come to mean anything vaguely to do with young people, you can add hipster wine to the clothes, music and coffee shops. But whereas in most cases hipster has, through overuse, …

Wine

What to Watch When You Want To Be A Wino

Happy National Drink Wine Day! This year, one of our favorite holidays falls on a long weekend, and we couldn’t be happier. It’s the perfect time to …

Wine

Pour A Glass And Read These Quotes For National Drink Wine Day

Bottles of wine are displayed on shelves at a Casino supermarket in Mouans Sartoux, France, Oct. 27, 2016.Saturday marks a wonderful holiday... and …

Wine

Whisky of the Week: Highland Park Ice Edition 17-Year-Old Single Malt

The glacially inspired, blue-tinted faceted bottle and its matching mountain-shaped wooden cradle are not-so-subtle hints that this limited edition …

Single Malt Whisky

Three Aussies and two natural French wines to try

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>This week, take a virtual trip to Australia with three outstanding wines that represent that country’s new voice in wine. And fans of “natural” wines — or anyone curious about wines without sulfur added as preservative — will want to seek out two delicious …

Wine

Black Tomato’s American Whiskey Tours are the Road Trips Dreams are Made of

Think about this for a second. You’re sitting in a rock star’s tour bus cruising through Kentucky, gently rolling hills of blue grass flying past, …

American Whiskey

This glass fits around your nose so you can smell wine as you drink it

Designer James Piatt has created a glass that's designed for people to smell their wine while drinking.<p>The 'Wine Glass Mask' glass claims to trap the wine's aromas in like a scuba mask. It has two small air holes on each side of the glass and it's designed to be "part novelty" and "part functional."<p>…

Wine

Whole Foods Is Offering a Major Discount on National Drink Wine Day

<i>This article originally appeared on InStyle</i><p>Ladies and gents, get your corkscrews ready. Saturday, Feb. 18, is National Drink Wine Day, and Whole …

Wine

This subscription service delivers wine in bottles that look like vials of love potion

Imagine you are snuggled up with your partner on the couch after a long and exhausting work week, ready to sink into a movie. But then, someone rings …

Wine

'Justified' Star Walton Goggins' New Spirits Brand Is a Love Letter to Los Angeles

Goggins is partnering with friend and cameraman Matthew Alper in the boozy venture called Mulholland Distilling.<p>You may know Walton Goggins from</i> …

American Whiskey

Make 2017 your best wine year ever

It’s a new year, filled with new opportunities, and as the political landscape takes ungainly shape, it’s a year that will certainly be spent drinking. So as you scan the headlines and find yourself reaching for the bottle, why not make good use of the opportunity? Instead of picking up just any …

Wine

The Rêver Cocktail, A Dream of a Drink

French in name, tiki-inspired, created in Portland, Maine—this cocktail's herbal notes, aquavit and dash of pineapple will send you on a flight of …

Wine

How Costco's Wine Guru Picks The 250 Labels That Will Sell $4 Billion A Year In Booze

There are almost 10,000 wineries in the United States alone, and there are 500 Costco warehouse stores in North America, with 49 million members and well over $100 billion a year in sales.<p>Almost $4 billion of that consists of alcoholic beverages. The executive deciding what to stock is Annette …

Wine

The Whiskey Makers Who Are Discovering New Flavors in Old Barrels

An innovative new distillery conjures explosive new flavors from old barrels.<p>20 articles<p>Science Can Age Whiskey in Days Instead of Years<p>Drink Nitro Stouts Straight From Oak Barrels<p>What Makes a Lager?<p>One Eight Distillery in Washington, D.C., is the only distillery we know that's named for a section …

Whiskey

7 Facts About Wine's History So Strange They'll Make You Feel Tipsy

Ancient Egyptian Corpses Had Their Insides Washed With Wine<p>Source: Antti Nissenen<p>Wine had a strong ritual role in the religion of ancient Egypt, and …

Wine

Fake Wine Is A Billion Dollar Market And Here Are The Ways To Identify Them

I spent two full days at Wine Fraud’s wine authentication training classes in Hong Kong in early February 2017. I walked in vaguely aware of how serious a problem wine fraud was around the world, but I walked out with a very clear picture of how easy it is to fake wine and why it is so prevalent. …

Wine

Why Some Wegmans Shoppers Are Boycotting the Beloved Grocery Store

Wegmans is currently facing criticism from a faction of its shoppers due to the fact that the nation's favorite grocery store has continued to sell President Donald Trump's namesake wine. According to <b>The Washington Post</b>, several left-leaning groups are attempting to organize a boycott in an effort …

Wine

Brut force: the winery in the middle of a war zone

The chaos of eastern Ukraine has taken a heavy toll on this Soviet-era winery, which once supplied more than half the country<p>You would not know from Yuri’s calm demeanour, as he describes the bubbles rising in his champagne flute, that that we are only a few miles from the frontlines in eastern …

Wine

Asda is watering down Prosecco with Pinot Grigio to make it cheaper

As if Prosecco isn't cheap enough (newsflash, it isn't), Asda has come up with a cunning plan to cut the prices even further and it is called …

Wine

Do You Feed Your Kitty "Cat Wine"?

So, here’s a thing. Yesterday, an article in the Business section of <i>The New York Times</i> reported on a remarkably tense rivalry that’s been brewing between two companies that create “wine” for cats, Apollo Peak and Pet Winery. The former, which began business two years ago, claims to have a dominion …

Wine

Vintage Charts

Vintage<p>Score<p>Drink Rec<p>Description<p>89<p>Drink or hold<p>A late harvest and smaller-than-average crop yielded balanced and fresh-tasting wines; harvesttime …

Wine

How to Spend a Long Weekend in Martinique

If you’ve always wanted to have a jet-setting holiday in the south of France, but aren’t uber wealthy or a celebrity (yet), the tiny French Caribbean …

Rum

Revealed: The countries that quaff the most wine per capita

Tomorrow is National Drink Wine Day, an American invention that Telegraph Travel wholeheartedly believes is worth celebrating on UK shores too. But which nationalities need absolutely no excuse to tuck into a nice bottle of plonk?<p>The map above shows the world according to wine consumption per …

Wine

Couple took a bumpy road to their Arizona wine dream

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Seven years after purchasing the land for Sand-Reckoner Vineyards, Rob and Sarah Hammelman have opened their first tasting room. …

Wine

I Couldn’t Quit My Cocktail Waitressing Gig Because I Loved The Money

For years, I spent my daytime life hustling towards my dream of becoming an actor. But to ensure that my rent was paid — and that I could survive in New York City — my nights were spent as a bottle server. I worked in exclusive clubs where rich people agreed to table minimums in the thousands, plus …

Money