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Tuesday 21 October 2014

US

Drunk woman chews through police car

A US woman is facing five years in jail after chewing her way through the back seat of a police car while intoxicated.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Coors Light @ 7¢ a can

Lazy marketers are big supporters of line extensions. “It’s easy volume. There’s no risk, ” they’ll tell you.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH hails $6m Chicago sale

US auctioneer Hart Davis Hart has opened its autumn sales season with a US$6.6 million auction in Chicago, Burgundy leading the way.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Starbucks tests beer-flavoured latte

Coffee giant Starbucks is developing a non-alcoholic latte that tastes like Guinness.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Charity calls for booze ban on planes

An alcohol charity is calling on Australian airlines to ban alcohol following a string of mid-flight incidents.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Ritchie: Asia still has the edge over the US

Sotheby’s head of wine for Asia and the US, Jamie Ritchie, thinks that the former market has the slight edge over the latter when it comes to the future of the fine wine market despite signs the US is beginning to rally.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Explorers’ Club settles Diageo lawsuit

Diageo will be able to sell bottles of its Explorers’ Club Whisky after signing a licensing agreement with the real-life Explorers’ Club that successfully sued it.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Competition flies flag for indie retailers

A US retailer and writer have emerged victorious in a competition designed to support the world’s top independent wine merchants.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Rock band Train’s new Sauvignon Blanc is given a test drive by Silfven while McIntyre highlights a “pioneering” Californian “Côtes-du-Rhône”.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Winery shows faith in synthetic closure

A US wine brand is so confident in closure manufacturer Nomacorc’s Select Series product it is offering a “100% Money Back Guarantee”.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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