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Thursday 21 August 2014

US

Tough new drink driving penalties passed

New York’s repeat drink drivers could now be jailed for up to seven years due to a new law which aims to lower the number of fatal road accidents.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury, tough decisions, and bid battles

With offers for Treasury Wine Estates now coming thick and fast, Ron Emler looks at the reasons behind the recent flurry, and wonders what the players could have in store.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Second offer for Treasury Wine Estates

Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates has received a second multi-billion-dollar offer, sparking a bidding war for ownership of the troubled wine company.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Bud Light building secret city

Bud Light, the AB InBev beer brand popular in the US, is reportedly building a secret city as part of its latest advertising campaign.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Portable ‘date rape’ detector invented

A team of technologists are seeking funding to launch a pocket-size device capable of detecting whether a drink has been spiked.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine fraudster Kurniawan jailed for 10 years

Convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan, who cheated collectors out of millions of dollars selling fake vintages, has been jailed for 10 years.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Stags Leap District unveils 2010 collection

The Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association has announced the release date of its Appellation Collection — the only Napa wine offering comprised from a single appellation.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Molson Coors strong second quarter

US brewer Molson Coors has grown beyond expectation in the second quarter, with revenues rising despite a global downturn in the beer market.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A “lush” Californian red for the “Zin-Phomanics” among you and a cheaper alternative to Champagne make this week’s US wine writers’ top picks.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 biggest beer brands

In the latest instalment of our global drinks brands report, compiled in partnership with Euromonitor International, we reveal the world’s top 10 biggest beer brands.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

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