Chris Mercer

wine drinking cities

More wine is drunk in Paris than in any other city, according to new research on the biggest wine drinking cities released by France’s INSEEC business school. It crowned Paris…

blue wine, gik

The producers of Gïk, a bright ‘blue wine‘, describe themselves as ‘revolutionising the world of wine with a blasphemous drink’. They claimed to have sold 70,000 bottles within a year…

guess the wine name, wine quiz

How well do you know your wineries? Scroll through the pictures below and piece together the activity or object portrayed in order to find the name of a wine estate.…

fine wine cellar

Officials have launched a campaign to warn older adults in the UK about the dangers of alternative investments and to be sceptical about unsolicited phone calls to their homes. Forty…

wine cellar

Baghera Wines removed ‘five or six lots’ before its Geneva auction over the weekend, according to a report by The Independent newspaper, which quoted Baghera director Michael Ganne directly. Concerns…

guess the wine estate

Guess the wine How well do you know your wine estates? The picture puzzle above represents the name of a well-known New World winery. You can reveal the answer below.…

Giacomo Rallo, wines from Sicily, Donnafugata

Giacomo Rallo died suddenly in the morning of Monday 10 May, the Rallo family said in a statement released this week. He will be remembered as one of the pioneers…

bibendum plb

Conviviality, which also owns retail chain Bargain Booze, said it would use a combination of share placements and loans to fund its acquisition of the Bibendum PLB wine supplier. It…

Robert Holmes, wine photographer of the year 2016, Maysara winery

Entrants from around the world submitted their best pictures of wine to the Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year 2016 competition. Robert Holmes was crowned this year’s winner for his…