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Jackson Family Wines buys Copain

Having just bought Penner-Ash Wine Cellars in Oregon, Jackson Family Wines has expanded its portfolio again with the acquisition of Copain Wines in California.

Thursday, May 19th, 2016 No Comments »

HDH celebrates ‘superb’ auction

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is celebrating its May sale which brought in US$5.9 million thanks to demand for Bordeaux, Champagne and cult Napa Cab.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Miller Lite: A failure of marketing leadership

Just when we thought news in the beer business had slowed, the marketing brain trust at Miller Lite took us by surprise.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Magritte wine bottle nude fetches $700k

Christie’s New York has sold a work by artist René Magritte that was painted on an empty bottle of claret for over US$700,000.

Friday, May 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Jefferson’s wine purchases digitised

The New York Public Library has digitised some of the wine purchases of the US’s most well-known oenophile president, Thomas Jefferson.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 No Comments »

New Napa Wine Train route to open

A new Napa Wine Train route which will drop off wine tourists directly outside Robert Mondavi, Charles Krug, Merryvale and V Sattui wineries is set to open.

Friday, May 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Ex-MillerCoors boss admits $8m fraud

A former executive at brewing giant MillerCoors has admitted defrauding the company of $8.6 million (£5.9m) by billing for marketing events that didn’t take place.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

It’s an all American affair in this week’s round-up of wine picks from the States’ top reviewers, with wines from Virginia, Pennsylvania, Oregon and many more making their mark.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Smithsonian to document US brewing

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has announced an initiative to document the history of brewing in the US.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Time is right for Virginian wine to succeed in UK’

The time is right for the wines of Virginia to make a serious impact on the UK market, the general manager of one of the US region’s leading estates has said.

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 1 Comment »

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