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Sunday 20 April 2014

Barack Obama

Obama serves Hollande ‘cheap’ US wine

The choice of wine served by US President Barack Obama to French President François Hollande at last night’s state dinner has been slammed as “cheap”.

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 33 Comments »

‘Soapy’ wine served to Obama on state visit

The release of tasting notes from the UK government’s cellar reveal that US President, Barack Obama, was served a “soapy” white Burgundy on his 2011 state visit.

Friday, February 8th, 2013 2 Comments »

Obama inauguration “Champagne” angers French

The Champagne Bureau in Washington has attacked plans to serve Californian “Champagne” at President Barack Obama’s inauguration lunch.

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 6 Comments »

Currency watch: Back to business for victorious Obama, as Europe struggles on

Now that President Obama has secured a landmark second term in the White House, its back to business as usual, with the upcoming “fiscal cliff” problem the top priority.

Friday, November 9th, 2012 No Comments »

Beer glasses gauge US election result

A US firm is gauging support for candidates in the upcoming Presidential election by monitoring sales of its special edition Romney and Obama beer glasses.

Friday, November 2nd, 2012 No Comments »

Jay-Z and Beyonce toast Obama with Armand de Brignac

Hip-Hop power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce hosted a fundraiser for President Obama last night featuring a 350-bottle Armand de Brignac Champagne tower.

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 No Comments »

Obama makes campaign pledge on beer recipe

President Barack Obama has given strong indications that the White House beer recipe will be released soon.

Thursday, August 30th, 2012 No Comments »

Obama uses White House brew as campaign tool

President Obama has revealed that the White House has installed a microbrewery that produces both light and a dark ales.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 1 Comment »

White House crasher sued over wine tours

A lawsuit has been filed against White House party crasher Tareq Salahi, claiming he defrauded customers who bought from his website VirginiaWineTour.com.

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 No Comments »

White House stops revealing wines for state dinners

The White House has refused to make public the wines served at the state dinner hosted by President Obama for UK Prime Minister David Cameron.

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 2 Comments »

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