A Canadian man has lost his battle against the cross-border alcohol limits, which had been dubbed 'free the beer', after the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the existing law, stating that provinces have the right to make laws in their own jurisdictions.
An Australian winery has cancelled its planned kangaroo cull after facing heavy criticism from animal rights advocates on social media.
French wine powerhouse AdVini has acquired a majority stake in Stellenbosch Vineyards in a move that cements its ambitions to be a major player in South Africa.
Helicopter company Airborne Solutions Heli Pub Tours is offering to fly drinkers 280km (170 miles) between remote outback pubs, stopping on an island regularly frequented by crocodiles.
In a new study, scientists have found that flies that are deprived of sex, and more specifically of ejaculation, consume more alcohol, while repeated, 'successful encounters' can actually reduce their thirst for booze.
Cava producer Codorniu has rejected an offer from US investment fund the Carlyle Group to take a majority stake in its business, but is open to an approach from a potential minority partner, according to local press reports.
London saw the official unveiling of a new fine wine and spirits shop this week that sets a new benchmark in luxury drinks retailing.
A restaurant from the founders of Kitty Fischer’s inspired by celebrated British courtesan Cora Pearl is to open in London’s Covent Garden this June.
Sony Pictures has filed a lawsuit against California brewery Knee Deep Brewing and is seeking an injunction to stop it from using the name 'Breaking Bud' and the current logo and design on its beer.
Some Champagne with your Botox madame? A Sydney salon has come under fire after it opened a bar within its clutches serving cocktails for its clients.
ZX Ventures, the growth and innovation unit of brewing giant AB InBev, has acquired the UK-based Atom Group for an undisclosed sum.
Napa Valley icon Heitz Wine Cellars has been sold to Arkansas banking billionaire Gaylon M. Lawrence Jr. for a rumoured US$180 million.
Fine wine specialists Onshore Cellars has announced it is to publish a new book detailing the 100 best wines every discerning super yacht owner should possess.
The Lunelli Group has announced it is changing its marketing strategy Prosecco brand Bisol in a bid to increase consumer awareness of the wine-growing region's Geographic Indicators.
Returning from the Bordeaux en primeur tastings, many UK merchants seem confident of the quality of the best wines in 2017 and the potential to sell them – but will wariness over the frost-struck vintage, uncertainty over pricing, the spectre of a long campaign and an apathetic market put paid to its chances before the wines are even released?
In an effort to expand its craft alcohol offering, supermarket giant Tesco has added Sheppy’s Cider and Vice’s Old Blue Last beer to its drinks range.
Adding to a growing list of 'low-brow' food such as popcorn and fish and chips, French fries are yet another pairing perfect for Champagne according to Moët & Chandon, in line with the principle that Champagne's zesty acidity cuts through the saltiness and fat of junk food.
French president Emmanuel Macron's habit of drinking a glass of wine with lunch and dinner has come under fire from a leading epidemiologist.
Prices of rare whiskies are on the rise, with the most wanted single malts offering better returns than gold. Lucy Shaw explores whether these old drops are a good long-term investment.
Penglai in China's eastern Shandong province has introduced a third-party assessment organisation to evaluate the city's 55 wineries for food safety related issues especially targeting fake wine made with toxic chemicals that pose potential health hazards.