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Monday 5 October 2015


Hotel sets record for largest Champagne tasting

A hotel in California has broken the record for the world’s largest Champagne tasting.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 1 Comment »

Scotch battles US Bourbon boom

Scotch whisky needs to adopt a more innovative approach if it is to fight off competition from rival categories in the vital US market.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Stepbrothers’ Catalina Wine Mixer is happening

The Catalina Wine Mixer event, depicted in the 2008 comedy Stepbrothers starring Will Ferrell and John C Reilly, is to become a reality.

Friday, September 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Millercoors joins craft beer spending spree

Millercoors, the second largest brewer in the US, has acquired a majority stake in Californian craft beer company Saint Archer – the latest in a spate of beer takeovers.

Friday, September 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Cognac seeks salvation from US growth

With exports of Cognac to the US rising in value by over 30% in just one year, producers are hailing the country as the saviour of the category following its far-eastern folly.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Our collection of US wine writers’ top picks this week includes a celebration of Oregon Pinot Noir, a “deliciously satisfying” wine from a small-batch Vermont producer, and some “surprising” island wines.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Chile adapts strategy to global change

Wines of Chile president Mario Pablo Silva has set out a revised global export strategy to guide the country’s wine industry for the next decade.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Heineken buys 50% stake in Lagunitas

Dutch brewer Heineken has entered the craft beer fray, buying half of popular American craft beer brand Lagunitas.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Wally’s announces autumn sale

Wally’s first New York sale of the autumn season will feature a fine array of wines and rare single malt Scotch.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Top drinks trends to watch

Hot new drinks trends to look out for in the next five years include the revival of ‘70s classics, the rise of “healthonism” and demand for theatrical wine rituals.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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