A “stunner of a wine” made from an “unusual” blend of Merlot and Italian grapes and an “outstanding” white Burgundy were the toasts of the town among US wine writers this week.
US auction house Acker Merrall & Condit has paid a “substantial sum” to billionaire wine collector Bill Koch in an out of court settlement.
A stout boasting hints of “buttery fudge and vanilla marzipan” and an “intriguing” AC/DC inspired black pale ale are just two beers featured in this week’s round up.
Scientists in the US have created a “James Bond” style mutant worm that is resistant to the intoxicating effects of alcohol, potentially revolutionising drug treatment for alcoholics.
Two plumbers have pleaded guilty to stealing US$650,000 worth of wine in a botched wine heist.
AB InBev UK has signed a deal with Greene King, one of the UK’s leading pub retailers and brewers, to distribute its US craft beer brand Goose Island.
American consumers have developed a thirst for gran reserva Rioja and are helping to drive sales of the style according to one of the region’s historic estates.
An Icelandic brewery is preparing to launch a sheep dung-smoked IPA in the US.
A man has videoed a crab pinching his bottle of beer and scuttling off with its prize.
The drinks industry has contributed its fair share of imaginative, inspiring and humorous adverts to the small screen over the years – but these are perhaps some of the most memorable.
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