Winemaker Promises 'Painful Death' for Thieves Who Stole $50,000 in Grapes
"Please know a slow and lingering death will never be long enough for you and no amount of pain you could endure will [be] great enough."
Meet the Bartender Making Wine Without Grapes or a Vineyard
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.
Italy Just Got a Free All-You-Can-Drink Wine Fountain
A vineyard on the Cammino di San Tommaso pilgrimage route between Rome and Ortona has installed a fountain that flows with locally produced red wine. And it’s free for anyone to drink.
The Hippies Are Right, Eco-Friendly Wine Really Does Taste Better
A new study from the University of California, Los Angeles has found that wine made with organic grapes is rated by experts as tasting better than that produced using conventional methods.
Global Warming Is Turning the Welsh Valleys into a Wine Hotspot
One of the few silver linings to come out of impending changes in climate is that countries like Wales—historically lauded for its ability to produce drinkable vinegar—will finally get a look-in on the viticultural landscape.
These Winemaking Punks Are Bringing Anarchy to the Vineyard
An anonymous "punk" winemaking collective is shaking up France's wine scene. Like the original punks of the 70s, their aim is to bring anarchy—albeit to the elitist wine industry.