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Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH
Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH
The pick of the most entertaining & off-beat wine & spirit stories and articles from across the 'net
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Jay-Z racks up $100,000 bar bill in New York

Jay-Z racks up $100,000 bar bill in New York | Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH | Scoop.it
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Shipwrecked Champagne from World War I Sells for Big Bucks

Shipwrecked Champagne from World War I Sells for Big Bucks | Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH | Scoop.it
A rare bottle of Heidsieck Monopole 1907 changes hands once again
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My hunt for the perfect ‘French’ vineyard – in Kent

My hunt for the perfect ‘French’ vineyard – in Kent | Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH | Scoop.it

Stephen Skelton worked with the champagne house Taittinger to find the right land, and exactly the right quality of soil

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Hong Kong star Carina Lau launches online wine, champagne brand

Hong Kong star Carina Lau launches online wine, champagne brand | Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH | Scoop.it
Hong Kong movie star Carina Lau yesterday launched her own online wine and champagne brand at the world's biggest wine and spirits fair Vinexpo in southern France. Going on sale in China on the Alibaba website under the name of the Chinese-born actress are six top-end Bordeaux and four other wines from the region as well as two Moutard champagnes and a sparkling wine. "It's an important day for me and my company Carina international e-commerce limited," said the actress who married movie star Tony Leung in 2008. "My first products are red wine and champagne but it will be introducing many more other products under my brand." A total 280,000 bottles of the top-end Bordeaux wines will be offered in a pre-sale launch with the four vintages from the Haut-Medoc, Margaux and Saint Emilion available later following the official launch of sales in Shanghai. Carina Lau, 49, has shot a score of films, several of them with award-winning director Wong Kar Wai who has also starred Tony Leung. She already has cosmetics, fashion and jewellery brands and owns 17 nightclubs. Words/Photo: AFP
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Prosecco replaces champagne as world's favourite sparkling wine - FRANCE 24

Prosecco replaces champagne as world's favourite sparkling wine - FRANCE 24 | Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH | Scoop.it
FRANCE 24 Prosecco replaces champagne as world's favourite sparkling wine FRANCE 24 According to the OVSE, the Italian wine observatory, prosecco outsold champagne in 2013 to replace the famous French beverage as the world's most popular sparkling...
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How good is Jay Z's 'Ace of Spades' Champagne? - Decanter

How good is Jay Z's 'Ace of Spades' Champagne? - Decanter | Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH | Scoop.it
Decanter's tasting director, Christelle Guibert, puts the Jay Z Champagne brand Armand de Brignac to a taste test. See the results here.
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Sunken Treasure Surfaces at Wine Sale

Sunken Treasure Surfaces at Wine Sale | Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH | Scoop.it

A bottle of once-lost Champagne heads up an extraordinary auction in Paris this week. Read the latest wine news & features on wine-searcher

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Caitlyn Jenner says she`s a wine and Champagne Gal, now!

Caitlyn Jenner says she`s a wine and Champagne Gal, now! | Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH | Scoop.it
Caitlyn Jenner's gotten much looser with her attitude toward booze in the weeks since saying goodbye to Bruce.

Bruce was always very health conscious, and would only drink the occasional beer -- bu
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Jay Z Acquires Luxury Champagne Brand Armand de Brignac

Jay Z Acquires Luxury Champagne Brand Armand de Brignac | Off-beat wine & spirit news from VINGLISH | Scoop.it
A gold bottle of the Champagne, nicknamed “Ace of Spades,” appeared in a music video in 2006. A spokeswoman for Sovereign Brands said Jay Z “made us an offer we simply couldn’t refuse.”
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