How Weather Can Make or Break a Wine Vintage

Warm days and cool nights are good, hail is bad and more on the meteorology behind an awesome or awful vintage. [Read more…]

French police bust $2.8M vintage wine scam

French police say they have busted a scam in which merchants made $2.8 million selling fake bottles of an expensive vintage wine across Europe. [Read more…]

Vintage meets contemporary: Lalique Maison Cigar Boxes

The Lalique Maison collection draws inspiration from original designs by Rene Lalique. The collection features exquisite Art Deco-styled furniture, interior design accessories and luxury bed linen. What particularly draws our attention are the masterfully made and handcrafted Cigar Boxes. Made from ebony wood, each box is meticulously coated in a black lacquer finishing. [Read more…]


Among the highlights of the star-studded amfAR gala at this year’s Cannes Film Festival was the auction of a rare and coveted 120-year-old vintage champagne, Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Collection 1893. The €50,000 proceeds from the sale of one of the world’s most precious wines were donated toamfAR for the organization’s AIDS research program. [Read more…]

World’s Largest Cigar Auction is Hot Enough for June

Spring may be a tad overdue but this summer looks set to be the hottest ever in London, if you’re a cigar lover. [Read more…]

Moët & Chandon vintage

Celebrating the launch of Grand Vintage Rosé 2004, Moët & Chandon hosted the highly anticipated Rosé Collection Grand Tasting in Paris and Epernay, France, for a select number of the world’s most prestigious wine specialists. [Read more…]