How Women Are Changing Champagne

A new generation of women are making their mark on the champagne industry. Are they more attuned to the delicate flavours?


Did The English Invent Bubbly Before Dom Perignon?

Were winemakers on this side of the Channel adding sparkle to their tipple long before the French?


Meet the man who quit heroin and became a fruit juice millionaire

As Khalil Rafati overdosed on heroin for the ninth time the paramedics frantically tried to save his life.


The Untouchable Red Bull Heir In Thailand

The heir of the energy drink empire who struck and killed a police officer has yet to face charges.


Police Investigating ‘human Waste In Coca Cola Cans’

Police are investigating after what appeared to be human waste was found in cans at a Coca Cola factory.


Is It Safe To Drink Fanta And Sprite In Nigeria?

A recent court case in Nigeria highlights concerns that locally made drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption.


The politics of the office tea round

Coffee drinking could be overtaking the office tea round as workers search for a caffeine jolt, but the hunt for a clean tea mug still continues in many offices.


Does Shiraz Wine Come From Iran?

Is there a link between the Iranian city of Shiraz and the wine of the same name found in supermarkets around the world?


For Beer-loving Cyclists

For beer-living cyclists, a collection of clever hops haulers, from a simple six-pack strap to an 11-seat pedal-powered pub.


Siberian wine could be coming to a table near you – BBC News

Siberia is a byword for freezing, hostile winters - but now a group of winemakers have beaten the chill to produce promising red and white wines.

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