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• British winemakers credit climate change for boom in bubbly sales

British winemakers credit climate change for boom in bubbly sales

Blessed with soil similar to France‚Äôs Champagne region, vineyards in England nevertheless produced decades of low-grade goop that caused nary a Frenchman to tremble. But a Great British fizz boom is underway, with winemakers crediting climate change for the warmer weather that has seemed to improve their bubbly. Increasingly hospitable temperatures have helped transplanted champagne […]

• 60-year-old whiskey launched to mark Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

60-year-old whiskey launched to mark Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

A whisky specialist has launched a 60-year-old single malt to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Gordon & MacPhail in Elgin, Moray, has released 85 bottles of Glen Grant 60 Years Old, which were distilled on February 2 1952, four days before the Queen acceded to the throne. The whisky was bottled on February 2 this […]