Tag Archives: Wine

Russian man steals armored vehicle, crashes into store window before stealing wine (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 16:50 Edited time: 10 Jan, 2018 16:51 An drunken man in northwest Russia stole an armored vehicle and crashed it into a shop window, wrecking a nearby car. The man reportedly then stole a bottle of wine from the store. The incident took place on Wednesday in the town of Apatity, which is inside the ...

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Russian man steals armored vehicle, crashes into store window before stealing wine (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 16:50 Edited time: 10 Jan, 2018 16:51 An drunken man in northwest Russia stole an armored vehicle and crashed it into a shop window, wrecking a nearby car. The man reportedly then stole a bottle of wine from the store. The incident took place on Wednesday in the town of Apatity, which is inside the ...

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You’ve gotta Brie kidding me! ‘Unlimited’ cheese & wine party runs out of cheese, almost sparks riot

Food lovers are cheesed off after what may be the greatest con of 2017. A food festival that promised unlimited cheese and wine ran out of the former – and has since been labelled the UK’s answer to the Fyre Festival. Hundreds of eager Red Leicester lovers descended on Greenwich warehouse Studio 338 on Saturday and Sunday, forking out £30-£40 ...

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Will Britain get its share of EU’s 42,000 bottles of wine & £13mn artwork after Brexit?

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 15:57 Britain must get its fair share of the EU’s 42,000 bottles of wine and fine art worth £13 million ($ 17.4 million) during Brexit negotiations, Tory Brexiteer Sir Edward Leigh has said. He urged ministers to “promise to take back control” of the collections. British negotiators are expected to demand around 5,000 bottles of ...

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Court orders halal supermarket in Paris to close because it sells no pork or wine

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 15:48 A French court has ordered a halal grocery store in Paris to shut down because it did not sell pork and alcohol, and failed to cater for the needs of the customers. The Court of Nanterre ruled on Monday that the “Good Price” mini-market in Colombes failed to comply with the conditions of its ...

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Cradle to grape: 8,000yo vintage points to Georgia as birthplace of wine

Judging by a rare archaeological find, the world of winemaking – from California to France and all locations in between – may trace its roots back thousands of years to the mountainous Caucasus country of Georgia. Georgia, famous for its endless rounds of heartfelt toasts that can run into the wee hours of the morning, just unseated Iran as the ...

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Christians jailed for 10 years and face public flogging for drinking communion wine

Officials in Tehran charged four men with “acting against national security” and drinking alcohol after they took part in communion.  Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh and Saheb Fadaie have been sentenced to ten years in prison each.  In a further blow Nadarkhani and Omidi were given additional sentences of two years in exile in southern Iran.  Drinking alcohol ...

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French wine set to face devastating losses this years after round of bad weather

Bordeaux vineyards in southwest France could suffer losses to their harvest this year after two nights of frost damaged the crop at the end of April, a wine industry official said on Saturday. Wines from the Cognac, Bergerac, and Lot-et-Garonne regions had also been affected. Bernard Farges, head of the Syndicat des vins Bordeaux et Bordeaux Sup ©rieur, told Reuters: ...

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French wine set to face devastating losses this years after round of bad weather

Bordeaux vineyards in southwest France could suffer losses to their harvest this year after two nights of frost damaged the crop at the end of April, a wine industry official said on Saturday. Wines from the Cognac, Bergerac, and Lot-et-Garonne regions had also been affected. Bernard Farges, head of the Syndicat des vins Bordeaux et Bordeaux Sup ©rieur, told Reuters: ...

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'We can’t COMPETE' European wine makers terrified EU won’t reach UK trade deal

Bosses believe their products will be less favoured by UK purchasers if they are forced to pay a premium on European products because of import tariffs. They claim international wine producers like New Zealand, Australia and Chile, who have been backed by Wetherspoon chief and Brexiteer Tim Martin. The publican warned European exporters they are at “extreme risk” because UK firms ...

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