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Saturday 1 November 2014

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Top 10 wines in the US press

Catherine Bugue recommends a Napa white with notes of pear, tangerine and herbs, while Stacey Vreeken picks a Chardonnay which she said was like “taking a ride in your well-heeled aunt’s Mercedes”.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Godzilla owners sue brewery

The Japanese owners of the Godzilla franchise have forced a brewery in New Orleans to change the name of one of its beers after filing a lawsuit for copyright infringement.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

New trade body links California to Asia

A new trade association has been formed in Hong Kong to help Californian wineries promote their wines in Asia.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Bearded professor ‘fired’ over beer label

A professor sporting a particularly outlandish beard claims he was fired from a Christian university after his image was used on the side of a beer can.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Brad Pitt revels in winemaking ‘farmer’ role

Brad Pitt has opened up about his life as a winemaker and why his “compulsive nature” and experience as an actor has helped him produce one of the year’s most sought after rosés.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

West coast wineries selling at record pace

US west coast wineries are changing hands at a record pace with 10% of owners said to be “strongly considering” selling up in the next five years.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo unveils plans for $115m distillery

Diageo has announced plans to build a new $115m distillery in Kentucky with a production capacity of 1.8 million gallons.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

D&D showcases ‘new wave’ wines

Restaurant group D&D London has partnered with the Wine Institute of California in a bid to showcase the region’s ‘new wave’ wines.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Lodge owner sorry for ‘native Americans can’t handle alcohol’ slur

A Canadian lodge owner has been forced to apologise for comments made in a brochure warning tourists not to give alcohol to native American guides as they cannot handle it.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer ban threatened at Oktoberfest

A US beer festival may be prevented from selling beer at its Oktoberfest event after Utah’s alcohol commission said it was “tightening up” its rules.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

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