Yo-ho-ho, ?tis The Season To Be Jolly (roger)

For centuries, rum has been associated with the sea, from pirates ? not least Robert Louis Stevenson?s Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum! and all that ? to the sailors that chased them and the navy?s...

 

?the Landscape Of Scotland Is A Powerful Influence On Whisky Distilleries?

While the global drinks market is more competitive than ever, Scotland is fortunate in having a strong spirits industry. Scotch has been world-renowned for decades and the recent success of other...

 

Eat! Impossibly Easy Pies

Amaretti and caramelServes 8375ml milk80g ground almonds50g unsalted butter, melted1 tbsp vanilla extract2 eggs50g plain flour220g caster sugar1 tbsp Frangelico (hazelnut liqueur, available from...

 

English Sparkling Wine Bubbles Into The Elite ? Even The Damp, Cold 2019 Vintage

It is the last day of the grape harvest at Nyetimber, Britain?s biggest sparkling wine producer, but for the workers in supersoft gloves it is not a vintage year. Unlike last year?s long, hot...

 

Carlsberg Develops Cardboard Beer Bottles

Carlsberg has developed two prototypes of a paper-based beer bottle that can be pulped and recycled after use. The Danish brewer?s ultimate objective is to sell beer in biodegradable cans and...

 

Spanish Winemaker Freixenet Develops New Taste For A Bubbly Italian

The vintage car at the doors of the Freixenet winery is shaped ? appropriately ? like a giant bottle of the company?s sparkling wine. A golden 1950s Chrysler stands a few feet away, but a new touch...

 

William Grant And Sons Reps Head To Hawaii In Sailor Jerry Legal Case

Scotland?s biggest independent whisky distiller has sent executives to meet the widow of a tattoo artist in Honolulu having learnt of her plans to sue the company for allegedly exploiting her late...

 

Will Every Brewdog Punk Have Its Day?

In the run-up to Prince William and Kate Middleton?s wedding in 2011, BrewDog celebrated by launching a beer called Royal Virility Performance ? infused with ?herbal Viagra?, according to the...

 

Profits At Whisky Group Give Reason For Cheers

The owner of the Glen Moray and Label 5 Scotch whisky brands has reported a rise in profit and turnover. Glen Turner, which this year struck a deal with Edrington to buy the Cutty Sark brand, is a...

 

Martin Moran: It?s Murder Finding Wines Free From Animal Products

There?s something about bacon. Many a former meat-eater has been tempted back to the dark side by the mere smell of the stuff sizzling. Curiously, it?s an aroma that occasionally pops up in wine...

 
 
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