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Tuesday 4 August 2015


Indiana wine law ‘will make direct selling easier’

A new law governing direct selling of wine in Indiana has removed the requirement of face-to-face interaction with consumers, making it easier for merchants to grow their consumer base, writes Vic Lance.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

US wine writers implore you to try a Romanian Sauvignon Blanc and a Portuguese red with “gobs of jammy blackcurrant”.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

People swap pot for drinks at legal age

When young people hit the legal drinking age, alcohol consumption goes up at the same rate as drug use goes down, a study has found.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

US couple spend $75k visiting UK pub

An American couple have become so enamoured with a British pub that they have spent $75,000 flying 8,700 miles from their home every six weeks to visit.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Coors Light heads home

Sometimes, the route to excellence is a process of devolution rather than evolution.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

US wine brand hopes to ape craft beer success

A wine brand from California is hoping to ape craft beer’s success in the UK and open wine up to a wider audience via irreverent packaging and tongue-in-cheek names.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A Texan Albariño, NY Riesling and Californian Syrah are among the wine tips offered by US wine writers ahead of this year’s fourth of July celebrations.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Constellation to buy Meiomi for $315m

Constellation Brands is to buy Napa-based wine brand Meiomi for $315 million, increasing its share of the US premium wine market.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Hart Davis Hart biggest in US

Chicago-based wine auctioneer Hart Davis Hart is the market leader in the US in the first half of 2015 having turned over US$20 million so far this year.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo appoints North America president

Deirdre Mahlan, Diageo’s chief financial officer, has been announced as the company’s new president for North America.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

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