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Wednesday 30 July 2014

US

Malibu Coast becomes newest AVA

Malibu Coast in California has joined the ranks of America’s viticultural areas after a three year application process.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

English whisky takes global inspiration

A new distillery set to begin production in the Cotswolds next month is drawing on Scottish expertise and a Taiwanese model in a bid to emulate the success of the US craft whiskey scene.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

First female master sommelier for JFW

Jackson Family Wines has announced Master Sommelier Jennifer Huether will join the international team of the wine company this summer.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Kurniawan to be sentenced next week

Convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan will be sentenced next week after the judgement was delayed for a third time.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

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.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 2 Comments »

Acker pays out to billionaire Koch

US auction house Acker Merrall & Condit has paid a “substantial sum” to billionaire wine collector Bill Koch in an out of court settlement.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 beers in the world media

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.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Mutant worm could help alcoholics

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.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Plumbers plead guilty to $650k wine heist

Two plumbers have pleaded guilty to stealing US$650,000 worth of wine in a botched wine heist.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Goose Island signs UK distribution deal

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.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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