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Chinese wine merchant invited to Trump’s inauguration

The US president-elect, Donald Trump, may be having a hard time finding A-listers to perform at his inauguration ceremony, a Chinese wine and spirits merchant, however, has jumped at the chance to attend.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

French Laundry wine thief pleads guilty

A California man has pleaded guilty to a charge relating to his part in the theft of wine worth more than US$500,000 from Napa’s French Laundry restaurant.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 No Comments »

US teen drinking at historic low

Teen drinking in the US has hit a historic low, a major new study has found.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

NFL fans drink plane dry

Fans of the Oakland Raiders reportedly managed to polish off a plane’s entire stock of booze on a short haul flight to a match last week.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 1 Comment »

Staglin steps up China exports

Staglin Family Vineyard, is planning to increase its exports to Asia over the next three years as the winery launches its latest releases of Staglin and Salus wines in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China.

Monday, December 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Tequila-inspired cork hammock wins $10k prize

Patrón has named the designer of a hammock made out of its Tequila corks as the winner of its third “Art of Patrón” bottle art contest.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Antonio Galloni acquires Delectable

Antonio Galloni’s company Vinous has acquired the wine applications ‘Delectable’ and ‘Banquet’.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine investment: Beyond Bordeaux

Although Bordeaux is very firmly back in the news at the moment, Italy and Napa should still be on the keen investors radar.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Premier Cru liquidation: empty bottles of fine wine among lots

Hundreds of empty bottles and thousands of empty cases of fine wine were among the lots recently sold-off from closed US merchant Premier Cru.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 1 Comment »

NFL star sends wine to teammates and opponents

American footballer Von Miller has sent every player in the AFC West – teammates and opponents – a bottle of wine as a thank you for being such great sports.

Monday, December 5th, 2016 No Comments »

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