Australia to host Master of Wine symposium in 2022

Australia is to host the Master of Wine symposium in 2022, it was announced yesterday by legendary Australian winemaker Brian Croser.

Geoffroy to step down at Dom Pérignon

Richard Geoffroy will step down as cellar master of Dom Pérignon on 1 January 2019 it has been confirmed, and he will hand over his duties in full to Vincent Chaperon.

NIH shuts down controversial drink-a-day alcohol study

The National Institutes of Health, which receives funding from the US government, is to end funding for a study to explore if there are any health benefits associated with moderate drinking after "concerns about the study design" cast doubt on its "ultimate credibility". 

Champagne Thiénot launches Blanc de Blancs NV

Champagne Thiénot has released its first ever Blanc de Blancs NV, marking a handover between two cellar masters, as Nicolas Uriel takes over from Laurent Fédou.

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