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Sunday 29 March 2015

US

Drinks delivery app gets $1.1m to expand

An on-demand alcohol delivery app has secured US$1.1 million from private investors to expand its service into more US cities.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Toddler mistakenly served sangria

A two-year-old was rushed to hospital after a restaurant accidentally served her sangria instead of cranberry juice.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Trend for US gas station beer taps grows

More than 30 US states now allow gas stations and convenience stores to serve beer on tap, allowing customers to fill up 64-ounce growlers on the road.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Group with ties to IS hack winery website

A Washington-based winery’s website has been hacked by a group with ties to Islamic State (IS).

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Drink driving device could cut road deaths

The installation of alcohol interlock devices on all new vehicles could reduce alcohol-related deaths on US roads by 85%, new research claims.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

UK beer ‘missed its chance’ with craft

The argument over what really makes a beer “craft” in the UK looks set to continue as brewers have “missed their chance” at creating a firm definition, according to a leading US craft beer representative.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Lawsuit over arsenic in Californian wines

Several leading Californian wineries have been named in a lawsuit that alleges their wines contain “extremely elevated” levels of arsenic but producers are calling foul.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo commits to calorie labelling

Diageo is to provide calorie labelling on all of its products – a first for any alcohol company.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Kelly Brook celebrates with 1,000 magnums

British model turned TV star Kelly Brook celebrated the debut of her US sitcom with 1,000 magnums of Champagne, gifted by Ellen DeGeneres.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

US authorities torpedo underwater ageing

US federal authorities have taken a dim view of ageing wine underwater, warning it may be illegal to sell wine that have been aged that way.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 2 Comments »

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