Summer is in full swing and weddings are in the works. I’ve advised many couples on what wines to pick for their big day. In order to pick the perfect wine, we talk about the venue, the food that will be served, the type of guests expected (lots of winos or all teetotalers?), and the . . . → Read More: How much wine do you need for your wedding?
This time every year the same question comes up again and again: What Champagne should I get for New Years Eve?
The answer is not as complex as you might think, and definitely doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Follow this quick and easy guide to find the perfect pairing for your night, but first, . . . → Read More: Champagne and Sparkling Wine for New Years Eve
$304,375 bottle of Cheval Blanc sets new world record
A rare six-litre bottle of 1947 French Cheval-Blanc Bordeaux wine was sold to a private collector for $304,375 (£192,000), setting a world record price for a single bottle.
The Imperial bottle was sold to a private collector during a sale at Christies, Geneva, smashing . . . → Read More: Steal of a Deal
The world’s oldest Champagne has been at the bottom of the sea for almost 200 years. It still tastes pretty good.
Two bottles were cracked open that were discovered in July 2010 in a shipwreck, 50 meters below the surface, in the waters south of Aaland, a Finnish-controlled archipelago of 6,500 islands in . . . → Read More: Lost and found, after 200 years