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.
The fine wine market is showing some indications of revival after price declines from its peak in 2011, helped by a strengthening dollar, according to Miles Davis, partner at Wine Asset Managers LLP in London.
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.
On the first day of September, I drove up the Médoc from Bordeaux, the city of wine. I saw many a wine tourist on this beautiful late summer’s day and felt rather sorry for them. I could not believe they would find anyone remotely important in the