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Thursday 31 July 2014

LA

Cru owner to sell ‘unprecedented’ wine collection

The former owner of New York restaurant Cru is to auction his Burgundy-dominated collection in the US later this year.

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Tang sues LA lawyer for libel over ‘fake’ DRC

Hong Kong’s former chief secretary Henry Tang has filed a lawsuit against LA lawyer Don Cornwell after he challenged the authenticity of DRC Tang put up for auction.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Murdoch closes $28.8m winery deal

News Corp tycoon Rupert Murdoch has completed his purchase of Moraga Vineyards in Los Angeles for a reported $28.8m.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Kurniawan pleads not guilty, court date set

Alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan has pleaded not guilty in a US court to an indictment charging him with schemes to sell fake wines and defraud a finance company out of £2m.

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Rex Pickett

The Sideways author vents his spleen about religious cults, reactionaries, bad restaurant food, pushy publishing agents and Sideways the sequel.

Friday, October 12th, 2012 1 Comment »

Wine milkshakes go on sale in LA

LA burger chain The Counter has added wine milkshakes to its menu.

Friday, August 10th, 2012 No Comments »

David Lynch designs for Dom Pérignon

Hollywood auteur David Lynch has hooked up with Champagne house Dom Pérignon on a limited edition design for the 2003 vintage and the 2000 rosé.

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 2 Comments »

Sideways writer pushing for film sequel

Rex Pickett, author of wine-themed novel Sideways, is pushing director of the Sideways film Alexander Payne for a sequel based on his second novel, Vertical.

Monday, July 16th, 2012 No Comments »

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