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Hawksmoor Accidentally Serves £4,500 Wine to Guest Who Ordered Waaaay Cheaper Bottle

The diner had ordered a more budget-friendly bottle, but was served the pricey Le Pin Pomerol 2001 after a label mix-up.
Bettina Makalintal
5.17.19
Munchies

Man Imprisoned for Drunk Driving Says His Body Actually Turns Food into Alcohol

Surprisingly, there's legitimate science to back it up.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.29.19
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
Food

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
Munchies

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Oh Good, Tide's New Packaging Looks Exactly Like Boxed Wine

Please don't slap the bag.
River Donaghey
11.13.18
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