June 30, 2019

At a London auction twenty five cases of limited edition cases of Mouton Rothschild have raised £750,000 for the Notre-Dame repair coffers. The money had originally been earmarked to support restoration work at the Palace of Versailles, however, the decision was taken...

June 29, 2019

For the last 50 years naughty sketches of penises and vulvas on beer mats have been appearing in pubs across the West Midlands. The mystery was finally solved last month when pensioner, John Arthur Wheeler (age 75) appeared in court. John had been dubbed the Black Coun...

June 28, 2019

On the 23rd February 1900, 1.5 million bottles of champagne, as well as cases and barrels of wine, were lost beneath the cellars of Pol Roger in Epernay, when part of the buildings and cellars collapsed. Heavy rains are reputed to be the cause of the collapse The build...

June 27, 2019

An new initiative has been launched by Old Mout Cider and the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) aiming to protect half a million acres of habitat around the world. Old Mout have a strong sustainability agenda and this is their latest and most ambitious project so far. Th...

June 26, 2019

Brewdog are launching a low alcohol version of their flagship beer, Punk IPA. Punk AF is made with Ahtanum, Cascade, Chinook, Citra, Hüll Melon, Mosaic, Nelson Sauvin, Simcoe hops, and promises “all the attitude, all the flavour but none of the alcohol,” says the brewe...

June 25, 2019

Every good holiday needs the perfect pool float and this summer you can relax around the pool on a bottle of wine. That’s right, you don’t need to pinch your child’s float and look daft, you can have your very own grown up float. This Rosé Wine Inflatable Pool Float, i...

June 24, 2019

The Norfolk Brewhouse in partnership with Smartmouth brewery in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, are creating a transatlantic beer for Norfolk Day.

The county of Norfolk has many connections to America, but this new project will bring something new to Norfolk Day, as it returns...

June 23, 2019

Blackbook Winery have developed a wine which they claim is the first: “London-grown, London-made wine since Roman times.” Aptly named, Tamesis, Latin for the River Thames, the wine is a single vineyard still wine produced from Bacchus grapes, grown at Forty Hall Vineya...

June 20, 2019

Late last month, Carlsberg launched a bright red pilsner they brewed especially for Liverpool FC fans - the Carlsberg Liverpool FC Red Beer. This limited-edition beer, named Red Barley, is red from head to toe: the label, bottle and brew will all be red. The colour com...

June 18, 2019

The NHS Blood & Transplant Service issued an appeal for more donors at the beginning of 2019, in particular for male donors, as current statistics show more than twice the number of women currently donate. Interestingly, blood from male donors contains fewer antibodies...

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