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Friday 9 October 2015


Constellation sees 24% net sales increase

Constellation Brands has reported a 24% increase to net sales in its 2015 end of year results, largely propelled by its Mexican beer business.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi lays off 15% of North American staff

Bacardi has begun the process of firing around 80 of its 600 employees in North America, maintaining that “it is business as usual” at the company.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

US frat boys rapped for 2,000-can beer haul

Four underage students had their spring break celebrations cut short after their cargo of nearly 2,000 cans of beer was confiscated by Alabama state police.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Drunken worms used to battle alcoholism

Worms are being used by scientists to try and pinpoint a gene that could make people more susceptible to alcoholism.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A budget Burgundy, “elegant” 2005 Rioja and an Israeli Cabernet from the owner of Château Lafite have been making the headlines this week.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Golf fans praise cheap Masters beer

As this years Masters tees off on Thursday, the legions of golf fans descending on the Augusta National course will be pleased by the reasonable beer prices.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Mystery over 1974 cocktail chart

A chart produced in 1974 by the US Forest Service on how to construct cocktails has bizarrely ended up in the US National Archives.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 8 Comments »

Top 10 US craft breweries

The Brewers Association has released its annual list of the biggest US craft brewers, with a newcomer knocking the Boston Beer Co. off the top spot.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Diner finds 50 pearls in one oyster

You would be lucky to find one pearl in an oyster, but one diner discovered 50 while dining at a restaurant in Tennessee.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

HDH hails ‘outstanding’ Burgundy results

US auction house Hart Davis Hart has hailed “outstanding” results at its “Celebration of Burgundy” sale that was held in Chicago last month.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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