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Saturday 1 November 2014

US

Rolland and Galarreta launch wine range

Renowned oenologist, Michel Rolland, and Spanish wine entrepreneur, Javier Galarreta, have together launched a wine range named Rolland Galarreta.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Rapper Snoop Dogg backs cachaça brand

US rapper Snoop Dogg has made his first foray into the drinks industry by partnering with Cuca Fresca – a premium artisanal Brazilian cachaça.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the US press

US wine writers turned to the dark side this week recommending a number of dark and juicy red blends perfect for Halloween.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky pulled amid ‘antifreeze’ claims

Bottles of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky have been recalled over claims it contains excessive levels of propylene glycol – a chemical found in antifreeze.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Book reveals US presidents’ drinking habits

George Washington loved beer while Nixon hid his expensive wine from guests while serving cheap plonk, according to a new book on alcohol in US politics.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Beckham revealed as Napa vineyard owner

Football superstar David Beckham has been revealed as the owner of a Napa Valley vineyard that he bought as a gift for his wife, Victoria.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Rihanna shows off taste for fine wine

Pop star Rihanna appears to have not only a taste for fine wine, but the good sense not to leave a bottle behind after a night out.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

California hails ‘excellent’ 2014 vintage

Despite a devastating earthquake and continued drought, Californian vintners are hailing the 2014 harvest as the “third great vintage of the decade”.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Explosion blasts man through wall

A man was blown through a wall after an explosion at a vodka distillery on Friday.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

A new Rolland in New York

Virginie Rolland, the niece of the hugely influential wine consultant, Michel Rolland, has just opened her own wine importing business in New York.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

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