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Barack Obama

Torres served to Obama in Cuba

Torres’ ‘Milmanda’ 2012 and Vega Sicilia Unico 2007 were among the wines served to President Barack Obama on his trip to Cuba this month.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Obama pokes fun at Trump’s wine brand

Like many people, US president Barack Obama had wine on his mind on Saturday – in particular, the wine brand owned by Republican party frontrunner Donald Trump.

Monday, March 14th, 2016 1 Comment »

Italian PM woos Obama with Super Tuscans

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi came armed with a trio of Super Tuscans with which to woo US President Barack Obama during a visit to the White House this week.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

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 35 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 »

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