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James Bond’s original favourite drink

We read in Drink Business that alcoholic beverages are a frequent ingredient in the James Bond movies. No big news. However, maybe you would think that dry martini is the most frequent drink, seeing how well established Bond’s shaken-not-stirred-martini is. That is wrong however. Drink Business has counted, both in the books and in the […]

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Rich and famous and winemakers

”How do you make a small fortune from wine? – You start with a big fortune.” So goes the story. Many rich people (though not always famous) like the thought of owning a vineyard. Apparently. Chateau Latour, as an example, is owned by François Pinault, one of France’s richest person who also own a telecom […]

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The perfect ”champagne glass”?

Karl Lagerfeld has designed a champagne glass for Dom Perignon (that no longer is the prestige cuvee of Moët & Chandon but a brand all of its own). The glass takes its shape from the breast of the supermodel Claudia Schiffer, or at least it has been inspired by it. We have unfortunately not tried […]

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Golfer Annika Sorenstam to launch wine brand

Annika Sorenstam is one of the world’s most celebrated golfers (and happens to be Swedish). Her next project is to make wine in partnership with Wente Vineyards in California. The wine will be launched as Annika syrah and will be available in may 2009. The price will be around $75. “As someone who thoroughly enjoys […]

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