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Monday 8 February 2016


Craft brewers running out of cans

The surge in US craft brewers canning rather than bottling their beers is leading to producers struggling to get their hands on the format.

Friday, December 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

In our final US press roundup of 2015, American wine writers give a final push for their Christmas favourites, and one esteemed critic sums up his best picks of the year.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

New Game of Thrones beer announced

The next Game of Thrones beer by Brewery Ommegang has been slated for release next spring.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Gallo triples production capacity in Napa

Gallo has tripled its production capacity in Napa Valley with the purchase of The Ranch Winery, a grape-crush facility with a capacity of 30,000 tons.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Kurniawan wines make US$1.5m

A sale of fine wines belonging to Rudy Kurniawan has realised US$1.5 million – while hundreds more deemed fake have been destroyed.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Vikings get a taste for fine wine

Members of NFL team the Minnesota Vikings have taken to drinking red wine after one of the older players began singing its praises.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo North America CFO steps down

The chief financial officer of drinks producer Diageo’s North America division is stepping down “to pursue other career interests”, the company has announced.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

HDH secures #1 spot

Fine wine auctioneer Hart Davis Hart has claimed it is the leading house in the US after a “record breaking” US$9.6 million sale.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

AB enters US hard root beer category

Anheuser-Busch has launched a new brewing project whose first release will be an alcoholic root beer, tapping into a trend for “sweeter taste profiles”.

Monday, December 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Analysts see ‘no issue’ with AB InBev takeover

Market experts “do not envisage anti-trust issues” arising in the US over AB InBev’s proposed takeover of rival brewer SABMiller.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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