Exports of US craft beer rocketed by 49% this year with a total of 282,526 barrels valued at US$73 million shipped in 2013.
A controversial proposal to relax laws on the production of Tennessee whiskey and allow for the reusing of barrels has been postponed.
Colette Bancroft recommends a Chardonnay from director turned winemaker Francis Ford Coppola, and Dave McIntyre picks an “exceptional” Verdejo from north west Spain.
Yeast found on the 35 million-year-old remains of a prehistoric whale is the latest bizarre ingredient to be used to brew beer in an effort to engage people with science.
Warnog, the official beer of Star Trek’s infamous Klingon baddies, is set to be unleashed onto the US market.
Dom Pérignon and Lafite dominated Hart Davis Hart’s latest Chicago sale which saw another 100% sell-through rate with sales totalling $5.1 million.
A Philadelphia brewery has released a new American pale stout infused with smoked goat brains in tribute to the hit US TV show, The Walking Dead.
Diageo is being sued by an explorers club, which counts Neil Armstrong among its members, over the naming of its exclusive Johnnie Walker Explorers’ Club whisky range.
The human nose can detect more than one trillion individual smells, billions more than the commonly held figure of just 10,000.
The US drinks industry has been commended for its “robust” and effective self-regulatory system in a report into advertising standards.
© 2014 Union Press Ltd | Unit 122, 30 Great Guildford Street, London SE1 0HS, UK | Registered in England and Wales No. 03606414 | Tel: +44 (0)20 7803 2420