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Saturday 30 May 2015

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Excessive drinkers not ‘dependent’

The majority of people who drink to excess are not alcohol dependent and far from being alcoholics, according to a recent study.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Africa developing a thirst for whisky

Affluent Africans are turning their attention to whisky, with consumers in South Africa, Angola and Morocco leading the charge.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

From a “budget-friendly Syrah” and $60 Californian “grand cru-level” Chardonnay to a $360 Burgundy grand cru, this week’s roundup features a wine to suit all tastes and wallets.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH to finish year with ‘magnificent’ sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is hoping to see out the year in style with a sale it hopes will net between US$4-$7 million.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Drunken birds crash land on boozy berries

Boozed-up birds are falling from the sky in Canada after getting drunk on frost-fermented berries.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Kate Hudson launches ‘virtual’ wine

Kate Hudson and her Muse rocker fiancé Matt Bellamy have taken a novel approach to launching their latest wine by using the online game Farmville.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top Italians fly at Sotheby’s New York

Gaja, Giacosa and Conterno all scored groundbreaking prices at the recent James Clark sale, reports Sotheby’s Jamie Ritchie.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

First ‘Women of the Vine’ symposium set

A global symposium championing the achievements of women working within the wine trade and their advancement will take place in Napa next year.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 bizarre US drinking laws

From the practical and protective to the inexplicably bizarre, America is home to some of the world’s oddest alcohol laws.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 4 Comments »

Sotheby’s single owner sale makes $2.5m

Sotheby’s New York sale featuring the collection of entrepreneur James Clark made over US$2.5 million last weekend.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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