July 7, 2019

A shipwreck off the German coast was discovered in 2010 and fourteen bottles of wine were recovered in a rattan basket that was buried in the mud some 40 metres down. Two of the bottles were offered at a London sale in June with an estimate of £26,000-£30,000 apiece.

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July 6, 2019

For more than 200 years, brewing at Grimbergen Abbey has been forgotten, but now the 900 year old abbey has started a brand new brewing chapter. They are using a combination of old and new methods; creating a beer that they hope will bring back brewing glory to the abb...

May 17, 2019

April Fool’s was last month, so rest assured, this feature is not a hoax. B&C are going to take you on a world tour of some of the weirdest alcohol laws. Perhaps the statute books in some countries are in need of a 21st century refresh!

It would be hard to argue with so...

May 16, 2019

The news that every beer drinker wants to hear and now you can get beers specially designed to give your health a super boost

Most of us have heard from a raft of sources that we drink too much, don’t fully understand units in general and get the vibe that alcohol is no...

May 3, 2019

There is always someone in your life who is a nightmare to buy a gift for because they have everything; Bottles and Cans bring you the solution to this dilemma. Here is a gorgeous bracelet that has the added benefit of also being able to house an emergency supply of th...

April 1, 2019

As the final season approaches, you can watch all the action with a bottle of  ‘For The Throne” in your hand. This is the latest of the Game of Thrones beers from Brewery Ommegang. It is a strong golden ale, co-fermented with pinot grigio and viognier grape juices. It...

March 9, 2019

Whilst the famous couple may no longer be together, they do still jointly own Château Miraval.  The estate is 500 hectares and reportedly cost the couple $60 million in 2011. They launched Miraval Rosé in 2012 and within five hours of the release of its first 6,000 bot...

March 6, 2019

In what could be described as every builder’s dream, the workers on a construction site that was once Denmark’s oldest brewery, Odin Brewery, in Viborg, found a crate of beer that had lain hidden under floor boards for more than 100 years. Dan Ersted Møller, Viborg Mus...

March 5, 2019

Climate change has meant that the German winery, Schloss Johannisberg, have been unable to produce ice wine for the past decade, but finally the temperature along the Rhine plunged below -10° centigrade, which allowed the harvesters to finally harvest the frozen grapes...

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