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Wednesday 4 March 2015

US

How to drink Tequila like a Mexican

While a shot, lick of salt and wedge of lime might be many people’s experience of Tequila, its reputation as a slammer spirit is slowly disappearing.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne shipments rise 0.7% in 2014

Champagne shipments surpassed 307 million bottles in 2014, an increase of 0.7% on 2013, when the region sold 304m bottles worldwide.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Francis Ford Coppola names new co-CEO

Steven Spadarotto has been named as the new co-CEO of Francis Ford Coppola’s winery and will take over as full CEO at the end of this year.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 California wine pioneers in the UK

The Californian wine offering in the UK has come a long way in the last decade thanks to these trailblazers championing top drops from the Golden State.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Grape harvesters win $163k in unpaid wages

A contractor for a top Californian winery has been ordered to pay grape harvesters more than $163,000 after he failed to pay wages during last year’s harvest.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Baby ‘beer’ bottle on sale

A novelty baby bottle that looks like a bottle of beer is available in the US, hot on the heels of a strap-on flask made to look like a newborn baby.

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Empire collection commands ‘exceptional results’

The first sale of the “Empire Collection” made over US$3 million at Wally’s New York sale last weekend, with one whole day given over to Burgundy.

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

How to make an ad as effective as Budweiser’s

We might have been forgiven for thinking the world’s largest brewer just didn’t understand how advertising works – until SuperBowl XLIX demonstrated otherwise.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 4 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

An “intense” Californian Cabernet produced in a “beast of a vintage” and an Argentine red bursting with “strawberry and spice aromas” won the hearts of US wine writers this week.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Raunchy US chain Hooters renews UK plans

Sports bar Hooters, known for its scantily clad waitresses, is considering expanding across the UK, with Manchester one city said to be ripe for the taking.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

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