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Saturday 25 October 2014

US

Beer flavonoid could boost brain power

A rare compound found only in hops could improve cognitive function and slow down memory degradation, a recent study has discovered.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

Alcohol proven to spread smiles

Drinking alcohol can make men more responsive to the smiles of others, according to a recent study.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Paris Hilton racks up $230K bar bill

Paris Hilton, heiress to the Hilton hotel empire, showed she knows how to party by running up a US$230,000 (£140k) bar bill in New York.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Plane crashes into Sonoma County vineyard

Two people were injured after a small plane crashed into a vineyard in Sonoma County.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Young Jeezy drops $55k on Champagne

The hip hop community is known for its extravagant tastes, but rapper Young Jeezy upped the stakes when he bought a single bottle of Moët for $20k.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Organic wine pioneer Bill Powers dies

Washington wine industry pioneer Guy ‘Bill’ Powers has died, aged 88.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 1 Comment »

‘Kiss Cam’ couple drench each other in beer

A couple at a Dodgers versus Giants game decided not to go for the public smooch when caught on the stadium “Kiss Cam”.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

From Washington State to Texas via South Africa and Italy, US wine writers take us on a world wine tour.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Indian whisky shines in new US contest

An Indian single malt scooped top prize at the Whiskies of the World Awards, a new initiative launched by a US subsidiary of the IWSC.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Pabst sold for $700m to Russian company

A Russian beverage company has bought America’s Pabst Brewing Company for a reported US$700 million.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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