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Friday 30 January 2015

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LA sommeliers launch ‘wine rave’ club night

Two LA sommeliers have launched a wine rave club night in a downtown LA club to encourage revellers to drink wine rather than spirits while they rave.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Wally’s Beverly Hills store opens

Wally’s Wines & Spirits has opened a new store and restaurant in Beverly Hills that will have over 100 wines served by the glass.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Kurniawan’s wines will be sold to repay victims

Wines from convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan’s private cellar are to be sold to repay the victims of his scams, who are owed in the region of US$30m.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 2 Comments »

Underwear models turn drinks deliverers

An alcohol delivery app has teamed up with an underwear company to offer a raunchy bespoke drinks service.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

LA rockstar’s wine hits the shelves

Ex-Rilo Kiley rocker Jenny Lewis has joined the ranks of rockstar winemakers by releasing a wine to coincide with her latest album, The Voyager.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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