The defendant stole more than $500,000 from investors
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Wine Legend: Bruno Giacosa, Asili Barbaresco Riserva 2004, Piedmont, Italy Bottles produced 14,040 Composition 100% Nebbiolo Yield 40hl/ha Alcohol 14.5% Release price $210 Price today £570 A legend because… Born in 1929, Bruno Giacosa began working with his winemaker father Mario – his grandfather Carlo had also produced and bottled wines in their home town […]
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Although officially joining the family business in 1987, putting Gérard Bertrand in his 34th vintage today, his story began taking part in his first vintage in 1975 with his father Georges. ‘My father was a pioneer,’ Gérard said, ‘he was one of the first to believe the potential of the region and to try and […]
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Rum is one of the oldest distilled spirits in the world. Originally the idea of adding spices to it was a highly practical attempt to mask the imperfections in early distilling practices – as with botanicals in gin. As distilling techniques improved and drinking habits changed, spiced rum settled into a small niche, dominated […]
With his short, grey, curly hair and deep crow’s feet, Daniel Brunier has a patrician, Roman air as he stalks the winery. Cellar staff hush and busy themselves as he passes. Along with his brother Frédéric, he has built an empire that stretches from Châteauneuf-du-Pape, to Gigondas, all the way to Lebanon. Daniel has just […]
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Find yourself a glass of red and test your knowledge on this grape with our Sangiovese crossword… Crossword Puzzle Maker Instructions: Click a cell on the crossword grid, or click a clue Click twice on a cell to toggle between across and down The active cell is highlighted in blue Start typing in the […]
Estate with two wine cellars in Stellenbosch, at $2.3m (38.98m Rand) This seven-hectare (17 acres) estate is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, and offers some pretty impressive views from its hillside position in the Devon Valley area, according to the listing by Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty. Alongside taking in the views at the […]
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Top Pinotage wines to enjoy on International Pinotage Day...
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