It is said the national drink of Mexico has magical properties: it closes contracts and opens doors, makes shy people bold and helps form friendships.


The Australian wine industry has hit out at New Zealand’s sauvignon blanc, with one Aussie wine-maker labelling popular Kiwi sav “the McDonald’s of wines”.


News that James Bond will ditch his trademark “shaken, not stirred” vodka martini for a beer in upcoming film Skyfall is the stuff of hangovers for one former 007.


With a growing awareness of the impact of high carbon emissions, winemakers are turning to more palatable alternatives than traditional wine bottles.


Drinkers of wine, sherry and port may be unknowingly breaking the law and consuming small doses of the party drug fantasy, an illegal class B drug.


Long-held beliefs about wine may not always be true.

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