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Wednesday 16 April 2014

US

New York thief steals truck load of beer

A thirsty-thief made off with a truck full of Heineken beer while its driver was making a delivery.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

1886 US beer cellar listed as historic site

A beer cellar built in 1886 before the advent of mechanical refrigeration has been listed on the US National Register of Historic Places.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

AB InBev buys Blue Point Brewing

Long Island’s oldest craft brewer, Blue Point, has been bought by AB InBev for US$24 million.

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Bacardi unveils ‘good spirited’ green plan

The world’s largest privately held spirits company has unveiled its ambitious plans to build a more sustainable future.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Vine-devouring weevil caught at customs

A grapeleaf-chomping weevil has been found by the US Customs and Border Protection Agency hidden in a shipment of Italian tiles.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 No Comments »

How NASA banned Sherry from space menus

Sherry almost made its way onto the menu of 1970s astronauts, but was pulled following a slew of complaints and because of the “awful stench” it caused in space.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 hotels for wine lovers

The wine enthusiast is spoilt for choice when searching for a holiday that combines luxury accommodation with world-class wine tasting.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 3 Comments »

French lessons in Napa

Recent cooler vintages in Napa have encouraged producers to look for restraint in their wines. But how much is the style change welcomed by French winemakers in the region?

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Napa Vintners mark Chinese New Year

Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has released two Chinese-inspired recipes to pair with the region’s Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Super Bowls vs fine wine

Is there a correlation between great Super Bowls and great fine wine vintages? There is…sort of…if you squint very hard.

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 2 Comments »

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