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Thursday 11 February 2016

US

Top 10 wines in the US press

With a rare Austrian variety given a spotlight and a Californian wine celebrating Italian grapes, US wine writers were certainly feeling adventurous this week.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo to further offload wine business

Diageo is putting its Chalone Vineyard winery up for sale after it was left out of last week’s £361 million deal with Treasury Wine Estates.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

Rare Champagne to lead Wally’s sale

Wally’s has announced the line-up for its forthcoming Champagne-dominated auction in New York, which will also include a rare 1966 Dom Pérignon.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Police bust pizza box booze delivery racket

Police in Canada temporarily shut down a pizzeria after it discovered employees were delivering illegal booze instead of pizza, hiding it inside delivery boxes.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Racy dancing of ‘hunks’ prompts liquor ban

A US casino has had its liquor licence suspended after authorities deemed the racy moves of dancers in touring show “Hunks” to be illegal.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Hangovers cost US economy $77bn a year

Hangovers cost the American economy $77bn (£50bn) every year because of low productivity and missed working days, new research has found.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux lot sells out at Sotheby’s

An ex-cellar consignment of Château Margaux was completely sold in New York at the weekend, making over US$2 million.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

This week’s round-up of wine recommendations from some of America’s most prolific wine writers has halloween in its sights, with plenty of deep reds receiving attention.

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Dewar’s whisky embraces virtual reality

Dewar’s is using virtual reality to bring the whisky-making process to life as part of a campaign to mark the launch of its Scratched Cask expression.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Treasury wine deal ‘a premium plan’

Treasury’s deal to buy Diageo’s wine unit is evidence of its strategy to build prestige in the US, with possibly a view to focus on premium brands, writes Ron Emler.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

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