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Top 10 wines in the US press

Mourvèdre takes the top spot among America’s best wine writers this week, while Californian Cabernet makes its usual strong showing.

Thursday, March 31st, 2016 2 Comments »

Bill Koch to auction half his wine collection

Sotheby’s is to hold a three-day sale in New York this May featuring some 20,000 bottles from the cellar of billionaire US collector and anti-fraud campaigner, Bill Koch.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 1 Comment »

Torres served to Obama in Cuba

Torres’ ‘Milmanda’ 2012 and Vega Sicilia Unico 2007 were among the wines served to President Barack Obama on his trip to Cuba this month.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Angry man abandons 13ft python at resto

A disgruntled customer abandoned a 13ft python at a sushi restaurant in retribution after he was asked to leave by staff.

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 No Comments »

What’s happened to Wally’s Auctions?

US auction house Wally’s has gone suspiciously quiet recently and it is currently unclear what its exact future will be.

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Brewery launches anti-Donald Trump beer range

A US brewery has launched a line of anti-Donald Trump beers entitled “Friends Don’t Let Friends Vote Drumpf”.

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Comedian Amy Schumer tips bar staff $1,000

Saturday Night Live star Amy Schumer tipped bar staff a massive $1,000 after spending just $77 on drinks during a night at the theatre.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

This week’s US press round-up sees a special focus on Washington Syrah as well as wines to toast the arrival of spring.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Arsenic case against US wineries thrown out

A case against several leading Californian wine brands alleging that their wines contain “extremely elevated” levels of arsenic has been dismissed by a judge.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Hong Kong’s top 10 biggest wine importers

As Hong Kong’s overall wine market recovers, we reveal the top 10 biggest wine importers by volume and how they have fared between 2010-2014.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016 1 Comment »

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