Internationally renowned, multi-Michelin starred chef Gordon Ramsay has unveiled his own contemporary range of Italian table wines: Gordon Ramsay Italian Collection. Created alongside world-famous winemaker Alberto Antonini, the collection combines Ramsey’s 'passion with the heart and soul of Italian winemaking.' “Running a 3 Michelin star restaurant for over 20 years means I have had the joy of tasting some of the finest wines in the world. Wine-making has always fascinated me; it’s a magical process where tradition, passion, and science are blended together and captured in one stunning bottle. Italy and Italian wines have a special place in my heart," Ramsey commented.
Aldi’s has recently launched a free online wine course, Aldiploma. Designed with wine expert Nadia El Ferdaoussi, this six-module course will teach you all there is to know about wine, from the basics on how to taste wine, right through to the finer points like grape varieties, tasting notes and production methods, the discounter said. Covering still, sparkling, sweet and fortified wines, with this six module Aldiploma, users will learn everything you need to know how to choose your preferred bottle of wine to suit your budget, while learning which food pairings work best with your chosen grape, it added. El Ferdaoussi shares her vast knowledge of wine using easy to follow videos and downloadable guides, taking you through everything you need to know about grapes and grape vines.
French retailer Carrefour has joined forces with Back Market and ecoATM – a technological expert in automatic smartphone recycling – to offer consumers an in-store mobile phone valuation and trade-in service. More than 50 kiosks are already in operation in a number of Carrefour hypermarkets and supermarkets in the country, with 135 set to be brought into service by the end of the year. Elodie Perthuisot, the Carrefour group's executive director of e-commerce, data, and digital transformation, said, “With this brand-new partnership, Carrefour is taking yet another step towards the circular economy and is bolstering its commitments to sustainable development."This innovative service is designed to enrich the in-store experience for customers while at the same time boosting their purchasing power."