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Saturday 26 July 2014

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West coast wineries selling at record pace

US west coast wineries are changing hands at a record pace with 10% of owners said to be “strongly considering” selling up in the next five years.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo unveils plans for $115m distillery

Diageo has announced plans to build a new $115m distillery in Kentucky with a production capacity of 1.8 million gallons.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

D&D showcases ‘new wave’ wines

Restaurant group D&D London has partnered with the Wine Institute of California in a bid to showcase the region’s ‘new wave’ wines.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Lodge owner sorry for ‘native Americans can’t handle alcohol’ slur

A Canadian lodge owner has been forced to apologise for comments made in a brochure warning tourists not to give alcohol to native American guides as they cannot handle it.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer ban threatened at Oktoberfest

A US beer festival may be prevented from selling beer at its Oktoberfest event after Utah’s alcohol commission said it was “tightening up” its rules.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

US gun range granted alcohol licence

A gun range has been given permission to serve alcohol by Oklahoma City Council when it opens later this spring.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 3 Comments »

Napa winery sues its consultant for $1.6m

Chateau Potelle in the Napa Valley is suing its consultant for US$1.6m after he failed to produce a “cult” wine that met the estate owner’s standards.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 7 Comments »

Katy Perry shares her love of beer

Pop princess Katy Perry showed her love of suds last night, sharing a pint of beer with a fan while performing at London’s O2 arena.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

Scientists crack formula for ‘perfect pint’

Researchers have reached their verdict on what makes a perfect pint, revealing a complex combination of chemicals for the best foamy head.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 beers in the world media

Jason Henry reviews a “taco-inspired” IPA in honour of Cinco De Mayo, while Jamie Goode recommends a “hoppy” amber ale with a “lovely grassy, herby, tea-like finish.”

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 No Comments »

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