wine

WTF

Food and Drink Bigwigs Among Parents Indicted on College Admissions Scandal

The named defendants include a vineyard owner, a liquor CEO, and a 'food and beverage packaging' exec.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.14.19
wine

Australian Restaurant Allegedly Surprises Customer with $6,000 in Corkage Fees

If the claim is true, the AUS $1,000 ($720 USD) per-bottle corkage fee would be the most expensive in the world.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.27.19
wine

How a Creepy Red Wine Called The Prisoner Became Napa Valley's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'

The 18-year-old cult wine brand's new tasting room has vibrating skeletons, bondage pottery, and some pretty damn good wine, too.
Hilary Pollack
2.26.19
winery

The Moldovian Winery That Serves the Nearly-Forgotten Food of Gagauzia

There's a quiet pseudo-state contained within Moldova’s borders: Gagauzia, an autonomous region with its own people, culture, language, and cuisine.
Molly Harris
2.8.19
wine

French Official Criticised For Insisting That People Don't Binge Drink Wine

"I've never seen.... a youngster leaving a nightclub drunk because they drank Cotes-du-Rhone.”
Jelisa Castrodale
1.23.19
crime

2019 Mood: Drinking Wine Out of a Pringles Can on a Scooter at Walmart

A Texas woman traced slow, wine-fueled circles around the parking lot for hours before officers arrived.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.15.19
alcohol

Wholesalers Are Stockpiling Wine in Fears that Brexit Will Spike Wine Prices

Drowning our sorrows in reasonably-priced French wine might become a thing of the past. Great!
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
1.11.19
alcohol

Buckfast Sales Soar After Scotland Introduces Minimum Pricing on Booze

With budget ciders like Frosty Jack’s now subject to minimum alcohol pricing, Scots are turning to the infamous fortified wine.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.14.18
politics

Trump Is Having A Twitter Tantrum Over French Wine Tariffs

President Trump is a teetotaler, but that isn't stopping him from having OPINIONS when it comes to wine.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.14.18
Booze

This Wine Advent Calendar Will Get You Shitfaced 24 Days in a Row

Because you can only have so much eggnog.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.6.18
wine

Florida Woman Arrested after Allegedly Recreating ‘Dirty Dancing’ in Wine Store

The Martin County Sheriff’s Department will absolutely put Baby in a corner
Jelisa Castrodale
10.9.18
italy

IT'S RAINING PROSECCO IN ITALY

Watch 30,000 litres of bubbly explode out of its tank at an unspecified winery in Conegliano.
Ilkka Sirén
10.5.18
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