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Monday 22 September 2014

US

US and Asia boost Bordeaux Index results

A steadying fine wine market with boosts from Asia and the US have given a leg up to Bordeaux Index’s results in the first half of the year.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

AB InBev eyes £75bn SABMiller takeover

AB InBev is preparing to secure funds of up to £75 billion (US$122bn) to buy rival UK brewer SABMiller, according to reports by the Wall Street Journal.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most haunted US bars

Pull up a stool at some of these US bars and you might be sharing your gin and tonic with more than a few otherworldly entities.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 2 Comments »

US spends $3m on drunk monkey project

A US research body is spending US$3.2 million taxpayers’ money on getting monkeys to drink excessive amounts of alcohol.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Gallo donates $100k to Napa quake fund

The E&J Gallo Winery has donated US$100k to the American Red Cross to help winemakers affected by last month’s earthquake in Napa.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Thatchers cider makes move on US

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has signed a three-year deal with Thatchers to distribute its Somerset cider stateside.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Asia and Europe drag down Cognac

Sharp declines in shipments to the Far East and Europe have brought an end to Cognac’s three consecutive years of record growth.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Paint tin wine sparks legal action

A wine producer has launched legal action against an advertising firm, claiming trademark infringement on a product which dispenses wine from paint tins.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

An “elegant” Pinot Noir, Super Tuscan and “distinctive” Portuguese white blend are among US wine writers’ recommendations this week.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine industry loses $80m to Napa quake

Napa’s wine industry has lost an estimated US$80 million after an earthquake ripped through the region last month.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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