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Tuesday 3 March 2015

US

Craft brewers running out of names

US craft brewers are increasingly finding themselves in legal disputes as the huge volume of craft beers means many are using similar names and designs.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

After the inevitable Christmas splurge, US wine writers offer up a bargain grand cru Champagne and a $10 magnum of 2010 Côtes du Rhône.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 beers in the world press

The first roundup of the new year, this week we find all manner of winter-warmers and unique styles – plus one reviewer’s top pick of all time.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 3 Comments »

Brewery apologises for Gandhi-bot beer

A US brewery has been forced to apologise for using a robot-like image of Mahatma Gandhi on one of its beers.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Asian buyers push up vineyard prices

Wealthy Asians are broadening their search for wine estates, driving major price hikes in regions such as Sonoma, Hawke’s Bay and Barossa Valley.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Acker to auction Saunier collection

Acker Merrall & Condit is to auction the personal collection of American importer Martine Saunier in Hong Kong this month.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 1 Comment »

Jack Daniels names first son Jim Beam

A US dad named Jack Daniels has called his first son Jim Beam, continuing a family tradition for naming children after whiskey brand names.

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard sells Mexican RTD

Pernod Ricard has sold its Caribe wine cooler brand to Grupo Bepensa as part of a strategy to focus on its spirits and wine brands.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Metal band Anthrax unveil Bourbon

Heavy metal band Anthrax have released a limited edition single barrel Bourbon named after one of their hits.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Whisker dam’ protects drinkers’ beards

Hirsute hipsters tired of getting the froth from their ironic craft beers in their luxuriant facial hair can now protect it with a “whisker dam”.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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