Category Archives: Wine and Art

Reinventing the Wine Bottle in Bordeaux

Creative young designers have ‘reinvented the wine bottle’ in a stunning collection of work titled ‘Vini, Vindi, Vinci‘ which is to be shown at the Centre d’Architecture in Bordeaux until Sunday Match 2nd. The talented youngsters are graduates of the … Continue reading

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Zelda Sydney and The Illustrated Wine

I am delighted to introduce Zelda Sydney who has kindly consented to create a Guest Post for us. Zelda Sydney is a WSET Diploma student and show cases her work via The Illustrated Wine, an all-illustration wine blog. Although a … Continue reading

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Erotic Label Designed by Jeff Koons for Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2010?

Chateau Mouton Rothschild has announced that the label for their 2010 vintage has been designed by American artist and sculptor Jeff Koons. Koons is often compared to Andy Warhol and is a brilliant artist-provocateur with his contemporary Pop Art works … Continue reading

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Artists who Paint with Red Wine – Beautiful Blendings

A talented young artist in New York hit the news recently as she uses her favourite beverage to make detailed portraits. Wine lover Amelia Fais Harnas creates her artwork by first drawing in wax before pouring layers of wine on … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Wine – Wines Inspired by the End of the World!

Last year a little village in France hit the headlines as according to popular gossip it is supposed to be the one place on earth that will survive the 2012 Apocalypse myth. Bugarach is a little hamlet with a population … Continue reading

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Anish Kapoor and Mouton Rothschild’s 2009 Label

Ending months of rumour Mouton Rothschild has announced that the label for their 2009 vintage has been designed by British sculptor, painter and visual artist Anish Kapoor. The Chateau’s press release described the commission as: “at once austere and flamboyant, … Continue reading

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A Look at Wine Glasses – As Art and Luxury Items

A while back I wrote about the Georges Duboeuf’s Nouveau Expression-Be Heard Art Contest. Becky Suriano of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, has been announced as the winner. Suriano is an artist who creates intricately hand painted wine glasses. The contest was … Continue reading

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Georges Duboeuf Launches Contest With Artist Kaves for Beaujolais Nouveau 2011

Beaujolais wine producer Georges Duboeuf has launched a contest in collaboration with Brooklyn based artist Michael “Mr Kaves” McLeer: “Nouveau Expression – Be Heard”. The contest invites all disciplines of artists 21 and older to submit original work to the … Continue reading

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Wine Art Revealed in Petra: The Rose-Red City Half as Old as Time

The National Geographic is reporting that the beautiful 2000 year old cave art paintings in Jordan’s ancient rock-carved city Petra have been restored to their former glory. These amazing wall paintings of Cupid-like figures, intertwined vines and flowers, and brightly … Continue reading

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Wine and Art – Mouton Rothschild and Bernar Venet

The new label for Chateau Mouton Rothschild‘s 2007 vintage has been illustrated by Bernar Venet. Bernar Venet (b. 1941, France) is a master of contemporary conceptual art who has worked in all media, from painting and sculpture to film, music … Continue reading

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