This Fugitive Allegedly Faked His Own Death to Chill in a $3.4 Million Castle
A clear lesson in what not to do after faking your own death.
Burgundy's Last Independent Mustard Factory Will Make Your Eyes Water
The Maison Fallot, in the French city of Beaune, is holding on in the face of food industry giants.
Google Shopping Bans the Word 'Gun,' Accidentally Bans Sale of Burgundy Wines
The search engine also blocked searches for Guns ‘N’ Roses, the movie 'Top Gun,' glue guns, Nerf guns—you get the idea.
This UK Passport Proposal Sums Up Brexit Perfectly
Scottish designer Ian Macfarlane's clever design won £1,000 in an unofficial competition to rethink the nation's documentation.
White Wine Pairs Better with Cheese Than Red Wine, Scientists Say
White wine has long been in the purple shadow of red red wine when it comes to cheese pairings, but the tides are slowly turning.
How One Guy Managed to Con the Entire Wine Industry Out of Millions
We spoke to the co-director of Sour Grapes, a new documentary about the conman who duped the wine world with his fake bottles.
France Is Expected to Produce Ten Percent Less Wine This Year
Unseasonable springtime weather means that French wine production is expected to be down by 10 percent compared to last year’s harvest.
Someone Just Called Out a £2 Million Wine Auction for Containing Fake Bottles
LA lawyer Don Cornwell has accused a Genevan auction house’s collection of rare Burgundy wines—predicted to fetch £2.7 million—of containing several fakes.
A Train in France Was Forced to Evacuate Because of Some Smelly Meat
Passengers on a train traveling to Southern France were enjoying the high-speed ride until a suspicious gas-like stench suddenly began to fill the train car.
A French School Made Its Muslim and Jewish Students Wear ID Tags At Lunchtime
School cafeterias—at least for the most part—are pretty damn grim affairs. But one French school in the wine-loving region of Burgundy is taking its school lunches to heretofore-unseen levels of dread and desolation.
These Nomadic Winemakers Are Taking Over Europe’s Vineyards
London-based wine collective Birds and Bats beg, borrow, and (not quite) steal other winemakers’ grapes from vineyards across Europe to turn into their “Wines of Momentary Origin” or “WMDs.”
Red Wine Might Cure Your Pizza Face
In addition to basically being a substitute for exercise and an antidepressant, red wine has also been found to prevent acne. Seriously, wine has turned out to be our bestest friend.