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Apple in trouble over new ‘smart wine’ technology

A stream of customer complaints about Apple’s new ‘smart wine’ technology has landed the tech giant in hot water. Or perhaps, more accurately, in a...

Easy is out – it’s time to remystify drinks, says pressure group

A band of fundamentalist communicators, importers and booze writers has formed a pressure group calling for the ‘remystification’ of drinks. The Federation for the Enhancement...

Drinks world celebrates Jolie’s Nouveau Beau Day

Today, as every wine lover knows, is Jolie’s Nouveau Beau day - one of the most exciting days in the drinks calendar. All the...

‘Screw You!’ – the invention that’s transforming restaurant service

A French sommelier has invented a product that, he claims, will make screwcapped wines acceptable to everyone. Even other French sommeliers. Lucas Eucrosse, who works...

From a Blair Witch to Zoom Zombies: your top Halloween cocktails

It’s the time of year when ghouls, witches and the living dead walk the streets. But if you really want to get that authentic bartender...

Liberal whisky blends threatened by advance of ‘malt-right’

Whisky populism is on the march. From Viktor Obán in Hungary to Jair Bowmore-sonaro in Brazil, single distillery fundamentalists are winning votes and seizing...

France’s grape growers ‘threatened with extinction in 20 years’

With their comical vans, ill-fitting overalls and distinctive cry of ‘bof’, France’s growers are as much a part of the country’s culture as the...

Radical ‘abv only’ label gets beer world in a ferment

A new microbrewery in the South West has caused outrage by displaying nothing but the beer’s alcohol content in colossal lettering on the front...

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An urgent announcement from the Ministry of Brexit

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Drinks battle for share of the ‘vaccination occasion’

The fight against Covid might be well established, but new battle lines are being drawn up for drinks producers in the ‘leisure inoculation’ space....

New course to ‘help supermarket buyers tell shampoo from Chardonnay’

The team at the Further Education College for Alcoholic Learning (FECAL) have announced that they are to launch a new vocational course aimed entirely...