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Saturday 19 April 2014

US

Top 10 wines in the US press

Colette Bancroft recommends a Chardonnay from director turned winemaker Francis Ford Coppola, and Dave McIntyre picks an “exceptional” Verdejo from north west Spain.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer brewed from prehistoric whale fossil

Yeast found on the 35 million-year-old remains of a prehistoric whale is the latest bizarre ingredient to be used to brew beer in an effort to engage people with science.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Star Trek Klingon beer ‘Warnog’ launched

Warnog, the official beer of Star Trek’s infamous Klingon baddies, is set to be unleashed onto the US market.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

DP and Lafite lead $5.1m HDH auction

Dom Pérignon and Lafite dominated Hart Davis Hart’s latest Chicago sale which saw another 100% sell-through rate with sales totalling $5.1 million.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewery launches smoked brain zombie beer

A Philadelphia brewery has released a new American pale stout infused with smoked goat brains in tribute to the hit US TV show, The Walking Dead.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Explorers Club sues Diageo’s Johnnie Walker

Diageo is being sued by an explorers club, which counts Neil Armstrong among its members, over the naming of its exclusive Johnnie Walker Explorers’ Club whisky range.

Monday, March 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Human nose can detect one trillion smells

The human nose can detect more than one trillion individual smells, billions more than the commonly held figure of just 10,000.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Report commends US drinks ad standards

The US drinks industry has been commended for its “robust” and effective self-regulatory system in a report into advertising standards.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Starbucks expands alcohol offering in US

US coffee chain Starbucks is to sell alcohol at thousands of its US stores as part of a plan to double its market value to $100 billion.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Man charged over $400k Napa wine theft

A Napa Valley warehouse worker has been charged with possession of stolen property and burglary after allegedly stealing 4,200 bottles of wine worth $400k.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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