WINE kept in a dark room at home ages faster than when stored in a professional cellar, scientists have found.


A TREASURY minister has given a strong hint that whisky duties could be cut in the Budget six months before the Scottish independence referendum.


ALTHOUGH organic food has an established place in the UK market, there remains limited enthusiasm here for organic wines.


IT is the ground-breaking university course set to add a touch of spice to academia’s dusty corridors – and rustle up Scotland’s food and drink champions of the future.


IN A reflection of the unbroken good weather so far this summer, an astounding 1.3 million hectares of cereals were combined in Great Britain in the past week, according to the Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) the highest acreage harvested in any seven-day harvest period for a good number of years.


The steep, south-facing slopes in this narrow, sheltered Cornish valley have been used for sheep grazing for centuries. Today, there are 24,000 vines here in one of Britain’s most successful vineyards, Camel Valley.


AFTER ten years selling wine to the trade and even more working in restaurants here, few people know Edinburgh’s food and drink business better than Ghislain Aubertel.


A new app for whisky lovers pinpoints the best places to drink a dram across the globe.


For years Italian and Californian winemakers argued whether primitivo or zinfandel was the better grape.

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