Last week we brought you details of the world’s most fattening beers and this week we cater for the more diet conscious folk who still hanker for a refreshing beer.
Gin is moving upmarket, capturing the imagination of the US while premiumisation and promotion spark the UK revival
A US travel agency has launched an eight-day beer tour of North Korea’s surprisingly sophisticated brewing industry.
In the US press this week the wine recommendations include a “game changer” white, a “viscerally delicious” red and an “outstanding” Australian Cabernet Sauvignon.
Standing in his Napa Valley vineyards Michael Mondavi said that he has not seen two back to back vintages with both high quality and higher yields, as there has been in 2012 and 2013.
The CEO of Cognac Frapin has explained to the drinks business that the brand is making “real progress” in the US, particularly with the higher end of its product range.
Twomey’s Soda Canyon single vineyard may have produced the best Merlot California has ever seen in 2013.
Eric Asimov recommends a “pure and harmonious” white, Jon Bonné picks out a “gorgeous” sparkler and Sandra Silfven chooses a red that is a “class act”.
US business journals are rife with speculation that AB InBev and SAB Miller may resume merger talks worth US$100 billion.
Wine consumption in Italy, one of the world’s largest producers, has hit a record low, with consumption per capita at its weakest since Italy was unified in 1861.
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