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Wednesday 1 July 2015

US

Police warn drunk people to ‘not chase bears’

A US police department felt compelled to warn people not to chase bears when under the influence, after arresting a man for doing just that.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 3 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

This week US wine writers got their tastebuds around a “big boy” Zin, a “novelty” Gamay and a “gorgeously complex and oceanic” Manzanilla Sherry.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

HDH hails ‘remarkable’ results

Chicago-based fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, saw its latest sale achieve a “remarkable” US$6.2 million.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Man kills bartender’s dog over non-kosher cocktail

A Jewish man shot a bartender and killed his dog after he was served a non-kosher cocktail.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Bud Light was ensnared by a strategy, not a label

It wasn’t the date-rapey advice on one promotional label that caused the tsunami of bad press and online outrage.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s hosts huge NYC sale

Auction house Sotheby’s has hailed its largest New York wine sale for 15 years, with the “Don Stott Cellar” making over US$8 million.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Craft beer will keep booming, says Koch

The rise of craft beer will not stop any time soon, but there is still work to be done to take on the big guns, according to Jim Koch, the man behind eponymous craft beer company Boston Beer.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Tequila could help with weight-loss

While not normally considered part of a healthy diet, scientists have discovered that the sugars found in Tequila may beneficial to weight-loss and treating diabetes.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Cava producers ‘must rally together’

Cava producers need to take a leaf out of Champagne’s book and promote their wines collectively in order to effectively compete with Prosecco, according to one top estate.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 No Comments »

MillerCoors names new CEO as profits plummet

US beer brewer MillerCoors has drafted in Gavin Hattersley, chief financial officer at parent company Molson Coors, as interim CEO as the company announced a 50% slide in profits this quarter.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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