You won't be surprised to learn, given what I do for a living, that I get asked for advice about wine all the time. I try to be both polite and encouraging. But I know from long experience that no matter what I suggest, if my answers aren't what someone wants or expects to hear, then I may as well have not bothered and gone into cardiac arrest instead.
After having had the pleasure of dining with a gentleman bearing the splendidly impressive handle Laurent Bernard Conte de la Gatinais, and tasting an array of his wines, I can state that the answer is an emphatic "yes". Well, it’s true, he’s half French (father) and half Sicilian (mother), and it’s [...]
While it’s more and more difficult to make money selling wine magazines, it seems easier and easier to generate income by setting up a wine competition. Britain’s leading wine magazine Decanter has firmly established its annual Decanter World Wine
Entrepreneurial wine initiatives highlight cracks in the monopoly system of alcohol distribution in Sweden. Companies from importers to ecommerce startups operate inside the system, yet outside the box.