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Used wine bottles get new lease of life as plates


When three friends got together to drink their first bottle of wine at 18, they came up with a novel idea to preserve the moment: flatten the bottle, and “upcycle” it into pretty glassware.

 

How to drink red wine in summer


Red wine conjures images of a night in. The fire is crackling, a big, hearty meal is braising, and you take a sip of wine that warms you from the inside-out. Red equals winter, essentially.

 

Learn The Science Of How To Break A Wine Glass With Your Voice


Normally wine glasses only get broken after we’ve had too much chardonnay, but in movies they also shatter when an opera singer hits that big last note.

 

Riedel launches dog decanter to mark Chinese New Year


Riedel has unveiled a new ‘Dog’ decanter to celebrate Chinese Year of the Dog.

 

Unusual South African Wines You Should Be Drinking in 2018


We all have our go-to bottles, but when you’re in the mood to try something new, where do you turn?

 

French count sues Champagne brand over hiring former porn star to promote it


A descendant of the Charles de Cazanove family is suing the owners of the champagne brand that bears his family name after they used Clara Morgane, a former porn star, to promote it.

 

Wine trends for 2018 include cans, kegs and more


It’s the time of year when wine writers slump forward and peer into their navels to predict trends for the coming year. Here’s Dave McIntyre from The Washington Post’s take on what we can expect in 2018.

 

What the world drinks over Christmas


What will be your preferred drink this Christmas?

 

Wine glasses are seven times larger than they used to be


In the 1700s the average-sized wine glass could hold just 66ml of the tipple. Today it’s not unusual to be handed a glass that holds almost half a litre.

 

Lady Gaga is releasing two new wines


Pop icon Lady Gaga is to release two wines under the ‘Joanne Trattoria’ brand, named after the Italian restaurant in New York owned by her father.

 
 
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