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Saturday 26 July 2014

US

Kurniawan sentencing delayed once more

The sentencing of wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has been delayed for the third time but he has agreed a settlement with billionaire Bill Koch.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Bartender sets patron’s face on fire

A guest at a bar in Lithuania suffered horrendous injuries after a bartender accidentally set his face on fire.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Americans favour beer over wine

In the battle of the beverages, beer has won out over wine again in the US, with Americans favouring a pint of beer over a glass of wine or dram of whisky.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

KFC to serve beer at Canadian restaurants

KFC is to serve beer at two of its restaurants in Toronto in a bid to keep up with increasingly up market “fast-casual” chains.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

An “outstanding” red from the Douro Valley, described as one of the world’s “most exciting wine regions”, and a tempting manzanilla Sherry feature in this week’s roundup.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 rockstar ‘winemakers’

With pots of cash and a taste for the finer things in life, it’s perhaps no surprise that many of the world’s global superstars eventually turn their attention to wine.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Kurniawan to be sentenced today

Convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan will be sentenced today in New York.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Tiger bones used to brew wine in China

China’s black market trade in tiger bones for the production of tiger ‘wine’ is thriving, despite an official ban.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Alcohol found to improve sense of smell

A modest amount of alcohol can improve your sense of smell, a recent study has concluded.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 serious rosé wines

Rosé is a category often unfairly overlooked, thought to be suited only to summer sipping. Here we take a look at 10 rosés that deserve to be taken seriously.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

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