California wildfire burns winery to ashes

California wildfire burns winery to ashes   The Tuscan Village winery and community complex in Lake County was reduced to ashes by a California wildfire last weekend. Fire crews fought to control the Clayton Fire but were unable to prevent it burning through several buildings owned by Terrill Cellars. Local media said police have charged…

Professor creates ‘non-stop wine machine’

Professor creates ‘non-stop wine machine’ Professor Daniel Attinger is now working with a team of scientists at Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne in Switzerland to develop the non-stop wine machine. His ‘micro winery on a chip’ is capable of continuously producing wine at a rate of one millilitre per hour, according to the university. But,…

Baghera wine auction hit by counterfeit fears

Baghera wine auction hit by counterfeit fears An auction of nearly 1,500 wines from Burgundy’s exclusive Domaine de la Romanée-Conti estate has been overshadowed by concerns raised over the authenticity of a small number of wines sourced for the sale. Baghera Wines removed ‘five or six lots’ before its Geneva auction over the weekend, according…