Wine

UK supermarkets to trial facial recognition for alcohol sales

Facial recognition software for alcohol sales, which removes the need for staff-approved age verification checks, is to be trialled in UK supermarkets for the first time, after waiting for age approval is identified as one of the top frustrations for shoppers.

Here’s what you missed in Sonoma with Vinexpo

We bring you a pictorial round-up of what some 70 wine buyers got up to when Vinexpo teamed up with Sonoma County Vintners for the second chapter of the exhibition organiser's 'Explorer' concept.

Nick Nobilo’s Vinoptima Estate goes into receivership

Winemaker Nick Nobilo's Vinoptima Estate, famed for its focus on the aromatic grape variety Gewürztraminer, has gone into receivership and will be sold at auction on 4 December.

Summergate Fine Wines appoints new CEO

Summergate Fine Wines has appointed Craig Aldous, the former chairman of Australian Chamber of Commerce, as its new CEO, replacing Rose Scott.

DRC breaks world auction record

October 15th, 2018

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