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Wednesday 7 October 2015


Pennsylvania liquor board to raffle off rare Bourbon

Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board is to host its first limited-release liquor lottery in a bid to make rare wines and spirits more fairly available.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Meth labs flourish in ‘dry’ counties

A study of the density of meth labs across the US has revealed they are more common in “dry” counties.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Californian wine hits back at arsenic ‘propaganda’

The body representing Californian winemakers has refuted claims made in a study released this week that said potentially dangerous levels of arsenic are present in nearly all American red wine.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 7 Comments »

Book club files $11m lawsuit against Napa Wine Train

A group of black women have filed an $11 million racial discrimination lawsuit against the Napa Wine Train after they were kicked off for “laughing too loudly”.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 2 Comments »

How not to position beer brands: Will Anheuser-Busch keep struggling?

Dan Fox questions the approach the world’s largest brewer is taking with its leading beer brands as it seeks to differentiate them from each other.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

US red wine contains high levels of arsenic

Nearly all red wine produced in the US contains arsenic in amounts that well exceed the limit allowed in drinking water, a study has found.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Koch wins back damages from wine dealer

Billionaire wine collector Bill Koch has won his appeal against fellow collector Eric Greenberg, who Koch claims was dealing in fake wine.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Eric Asimov reveals his pick of wines from St Joseph in the northern Rhône, while Lettie Teague recommends a number of good wines produced in otherwise bad vintages.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s NY sale roars to $4.8m

Sotheby’s first autumn sale in New York made close to US$5 million last week with white Burgundy, Rhône and Barolo leading the way in the first session.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Germans still top the beer drinking table

Germans drink the most beer per head of any major economy in the world, although their consumption is falling rapidly, research has shown.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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