If you've never hidden a bottle of liquor in a hollowed-out loaf of bread or injected grapes with wine, your alcohol-smuggling game just isn't up to par.
Just where is man to turn when his trusted Blanda Blank stabs him in the back?
“There are nearly 500 vineyards in the UK and we’re really close to Europe, so why not make the wine in London?” says Warwick Smith, founder of one of the capital’s first “urban wineries.”
My first taste of Melnik red wine hit like a dagger, reminiscent of stale smoke. Ensuing sips were no easier.
Ryan Chetiyawardana of London’s White Lyan cocktail bar is making his own “wine” by fermenting herbs, tea, and fruit into an alcoholic drink that mimics the flavours of reds and whites—without grapes.
Every day, I watched as men and women knelt on the ground and picked the grapes. The strongest workers transported the harvest on their backs.
As the planet warms, time-honored wine-producing regions are becoming inhospitable to classic grape varietals. Forget France: Iceland and the Yukon might be the appellations of the future.
We spoke to the makers of 'The Wand' about hangovers, the sulfites controversy, and how this product might change the way we drink.
To make better wine on earth, China recently launched Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Pinot Noir grape vines into space aboard the Tiangong-2.