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Tuesday 2 September 2014

US

Diageo cuts bosses bonuses

Diageo’s top executives have taken a hit on bonuses after the company’s net sales dropped by more than a billion pounds.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Bar tops cocktail with entire fried chicken

A bar has thrown down the gauntlet for the most extreme cocktail garnish.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Drink-driver straps whiskey in child seat

A drink-driving dad strapped a bottle of whiskey into his car’s child seat — instead of his two-year-old-son.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine drone put to work in US

A US company has developed a drone capable of scaring away vineyard pests and collecting vital environmental data for winemakers.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

US brewery evacuated after explosion

The Lion Brewery in Pennsylvania was evacuated on Wednesday after an explosion, caused by an ammonia leak, hospitalised one individual.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Will wackiness spark Bud Light’s turnaround?

No brand needs a sales punch more than America’s #1 beer. Bud Light’s numbers have been heading in a southerly direction for some time.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Absinthe appellation refused by Swiss court

A court has overturned a decision to give Swiss absinthe producers a protected designation of origin.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Jon Bonné rounds up a selection of wines for alfresco sipping, while Dennis Sodomka recommends a buttery Chardonnay perfect for summertime dining.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Constellation buys Casa Noble Tequila

Constellation Brands has closed a deal to buy Carlos Santana’s super-premium Tequila brand, Casa Noble.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

US Senator calls for powdered alcohol ban

A US Senator has hit out against powdered alcohol, calling on food safety authorities to step in and ban the launch of the new product before it is approved for sale.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

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