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Saturday 28 November 2015


Lunch date with Parker makes $100k

A bidder at the Heart’s Delight wine tasting and auction in New York has paid US$100,000 to have lunch with Robert Parker and 24 wines from his cellar.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

California drought will worsen, says forecasts

The historic drought plaguing Californian winemakers will continue throughout the state this summer, according to a new long-range forecast.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Cop resigns over alleged links to Bourbon crime ring

A Kentucky police officer has resigned following allegations that he had links to the leader of a criminal gang accused of stealing US$100,000 worth of Bourbon.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Banke on that: Jackson Family Wines chairman and proprietor Barbara R. Banke

The woman leading one of the world’s largest and most well-respected wine producers, Barbara Banke of Jackson Family Wines, speaks to Patrick Schmitt on taking over the helm from her late husband.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A 2010 Californian red described as “ahead of its time” and Brad and Angelina’s much talked about rosé gets the once over by US wine writers this week.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 2 Comments »

American whiskey market worth £190m

The American whiskey market in the UK is now worth £190 million, with big brands like Jack Daniel’s and Jim Beam helping to boost growth by 19% last year.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Bud Light sorry for ‘rapey’ beer slogan

Bud Light has apologised after a slogan printed on hundreds of its bottles was lambasted for being “rapey” and encouraging irresponsible alcohol consumption.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

BrewDog close to opening US brewery

Scottish brewer BrewDog is close to opening its first production brewery in Columbus, Ohio, advancing its empire into the United States.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Airport cleaner steals 1,500 mini liquor bottles

A woman stole more than 1,400 miniature bottles of booze worth $10,000 while working as an airplane cleaner at JFK Airport in New York.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Distillery blast injures two in Kentucky

A distillery has been burned to the ground and two men seriously injured after an explosion on Friday.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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